All of these modules will include up to date research, practices, role-plays, and reflective questions so that providers, clinicians, and extenders can build on their competency in delivering relationally based care for individuals, couples, and families.
Successful completion of a module will result in a certificate, however this certificate is intended to be used for professional advancement and cannot be considered a replacement for a university based course.
In addition, it identified ways to work with experts to prepare a case for trial even if the testimony will not be introduced.
the public has deeply-rooted perceptions about sexual violence and about how victims of sexual assault should behave.
public perceptions of how victims should respond to physical and emotional trauma often conflict with the way victims actually behave, and these misconceptions can severely affect the fact finders’ assessment of victim credibility and ultimate case outcome.
Experienced professionals familiar with victim behavior understand that victims have individual responses to trauma that are often counterintuitive to public expectations, but may be unable or unsure of how to explain this to the jury.
The AJA offers this timely, engaging and convenient resource at no cost to judges who want to apply this state of the art learning to make our communities safer.
through this distance learning training, you will learn about guidelines and recommended strategies for supervising domestic violence offenders to achieve the goals of increased victim safety, offender accountability, and offender behavior change.
Strategies for Centralizing the Voices of Young People of Color in Anti-Violence Work, Futures Without Violence, in partnership with Family and Youth Services Bureau, Family Violence Prevention and Services Program.
the AJA, with the assistance of Futures Without Violence, and the National Center for State Courts, is proud to provide this high-quality, web-based, comprehensive domestic violence education for judges.
Using adult-learning instruction tools and interactive exercises, separate training modules on key issues allow new and experienced judges to learn at their own pace from leading national experts they might not otherwise have the time, opportunity or funding to see.
This previously-recorded webinar described the impact of trauma on victims, including cognitive and behavioral reactions, and discussed the effect of common victim behaviors on factfinders’ assessments of victim credibility.
It discussed the law related to the prosecution’s introduction of expert testimony on victim behavior, how to identify experts qualified to testify on this subject, and what the parameters of such testimony should be.