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Module 1: History, Prevention & Advocate Self-Care

  1. Tammy Kahoʻolemana Martin, M.S.W.  & Meripa Godinet, Ph.D.  “Using the Lōkahi Wheen: A Culturally Sensitive Approach to Engage Native Hawaiians in Child Welfare Services.”  Journal of Indigenous Social Development.  Volume 7, Issue 2.  2018.
  2. Fuimaono Karl Pulotu-Endemann.  “Fonofale Model of Health.”  September 2001.
  3. Social-Ecological Model – CDC
  4. Lokahi Wheel – University of Hawai’i at Hilo
  5. Te whare tapa whā and wellbeing – Health Navigator New Zealand, 2021
  6. Māori Health Models – New Zealand Ministry of Health, 2017
  7. Prevention – RICADV
  8. Intimate Partner Violence: A case study of Samoan male perceptions of IPV in New Zealand – Eti Enoka Puni, 2019

Module 2: DV Dynamics & DV and Children

  1. Understanding the Nature and Dynamics of Domestic Violence.  Revised March 2015.  Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence.
  2. Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence – Lauren Hayes, 2008
  3. Safety Planning with Children and Youth Exposed to Domestic Violence.  Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
  4. Hanging Out or Hooking Up: Clinical Guidelines on Responding to Adolescent Relationship Abuse.  Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD, and Rebecca Levenson, MA.  Futures Without Violence.  2013.
  5. Dating Violence.  The National Center for Victims of Crime.
  6. A Development Approach to Working With Teen Victims.  Mitru Ciarlante.  June 2008.  Break the Cycle.  Issue Brief No. 2.
  7. Developmental effects of exposure to Intimate Partner Violence in early childhood: A review of the literature.  Georgia L. Carpenter, Ann M. Stacks.  Children and Youth Services Review 31 (2009) 831-839.

Module 3: Other Issues

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Module 4: Perpetrators

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Module 7: Populations with Unique Needs

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Module 8: Resources & Referrals

  1. Hawai’i State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (HSCADV)
  2. Hawai’i State Judiciary
    • Ho’ohiki – Database to search civil and family court cases
    • eCourt Kokua – Database to search traffic and criminal court cases
    • Court Forms – Search for the appropriate court forms for your jurisdiction.  Forms can be downloaded and completed prior to filing them in person at the nearest courthouse.
    • Court Locations & Addresses – Find your nearest courthouse in Hawai’i.
  3. Victim Rights
    • – Complete overview of victim rights in all federal, state, tribal, and military jurisdictions.
    • 18. U.S.C. § 3771 – Crime Victim Rights Act
    • H.R.S. §801-D – State of Hawai’i rights of victims and witnesses in criminal proceedings
  4. Victim Witness Services – Division of each county’s prosecutor office’s that provides specialized services to victims and witnesses of violent crime.
  5. State of Hawai’i Department of Public Safety
  6. Police Departments
  7. Crime Stoppers – Anonymous citizens may be eligible for financial rewards for reporting tips on crime.
  8. Civil Legal Services
    • Access to Justice Rooms – Volunteer attorneys provide limited legal advice and information to pro se litigants on O’ahu.
    • Self-Help Centers – Volunteer attorneys and AmeriCorps Advocates provide limited legal information to pro se litigants on Hawai’i, Maui, and Kaua’i counties.
    • Legal Aid Society of Hawai’i (LASH) – Non-profit law firm on all major islands providing legal information and representation.
    • Domestic Violence Action Center (DVAC) – HSCADV member organization that provides legal consultations and representations for family court matters on O’ahu.
  9. Immigration
  10. Medical/Sexual Assault Response – Check the following organizations below for the nearest long-term counseling and immediate crisis support.
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