Module 1: History, Prevention & Advocate Self-Care
- 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.
- Fuimaono Karl Pulotu-Endemann. “Fonofale Model of Health.” September 2001.
- Social-Ecological Model – CDC
- Lokahi Wheel – University of Hawai’i at Hilo
- Te whare tapa whā and wellbeing – Health Navigator New Zealand, 2021
- Māori Health Models – New Zealand Ministry of Health, 2017
- Prevention – RICADV
- 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
- Understanding the Nature and Dynamics of Domestic Violence. Revised March 2015. Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence.
- Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence – Lauren Hayes, 2008
- Safety Planning with Children and Youth Exposed to Domestic Violence. Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
- 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.
- Dating Violence. The National Center for Victims of Crime.
- A Development Approach to Working With Teen Victims. Mitru Ciarlante. June 2008. Break the Cycle. Issue Brief No. 2.
- 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
Module 4: Perpetrators
Module 5: Advocacy Services & Skills
- The Basics of the Voluntary Services Approach – NNEDV, 2013
- 42 U.S.C. §10408 – Reference on the voluntary service condition for FVPSA grantees
- Family Violence Prevention & Services Act: Final Regulation – Family & Youth Services Bureau
- How the Earth Didn’t Fly into the Sun: Missouri’s Project to Reduce Rules in Domestic Violence Shelters – MCADSV, 2012
- Safe Homes, Safe Communities: A Guide for Local Leaders on Domestic Violence and Fair Housing – ACLU, 2015
- Empowerment Model – WISE Upper Valley, 2021
- Empowering Victims of Domestic Violence – Root Cause, 2011
Module 6: Legal
- Mandatory Reporting of Domestic Violence to Law Enforcement by Health Care Providers: A Guide for Advocates Working to Respond to or Amend Reporting Laws Related to Domestic Violence – Futures Without Violence, 2012
- Mandatory reporting laws in the United States: Impact on victims of intimate partner violence – Battered Women’s Justice Project, 2018
- A Guide for Mandated Reporters – State of Hawai’i Department of Human Services, 2018
- Guidelines for Mandated Reporters: Vulnerable Adult Abuse and Neglect – State of Hawai’i Department of Human Services Adult Protective Services, 2015
- Laws About Private Communications – RAINN, 2020
- Summary of U.S. state and territorial laws related to advocate confidentiality & privilege – Confidentiality Institute, 2019
- Mandatory reporting of non-accidental injuries: A state-by-state guide – Victim Rights Law Center, 2014
Module 7: Populations with Unique Needs
Module 8: Resources & Referrals
- Hawai’i State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (HSCADV)
- hscadv.org – Official website of the HSCADV
- 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.
- Victim Rights
- VictimLaw.org – 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
- Victim Witness Services – Division of each county’s prosecutor office’s that provides specialized services to victims and witnesses of violent crime.
- Victim/Witness Kokua Services – City & County of Honolulu
- Victim Assistance Unit – County of Kaua’i
- Victim Witness Assistance Division – County of Maui
- Victim Witness Program – County of Hawai’i
- State of Hawai’i Department of Public Safety
- Crime Victim Compensation Commission – Provides financial compensation to victims of violent crimes for crime-related injuries and losses.
- Hawai’i Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification System (SAVIN) – Offers free and confidential access to timely notification on the custody status of offenders.
- Police Departments
- Crime Stoppers – Anonymous citizens may be eligible for financial rewards for reporting tips on crime.
- 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.
- Hawai’i Immigrant Justice Center (HIJC) – Free legal services for eligible indigent immigrants in Hawai’i.
- Pacific Gateway Center – Free or low-cost legal immigration services for Hawai’i residents.
- The Legal Clinic – Free legal services for immigrants and COFA citizens in Hawai’i.
- Medical/Sexual Assault Response – Check the following organizations below for the nearest long-term counseling and immediate crisis support.
- Sex Abuse Treatment Center – City & County of Honolulu
- YWCA of Kaua’i Sex Abuse Treatment Program – Kaua’i County
- Child & Family Service Maui Sexual Assault Center – Maui County
- YWCA of Hawai’i Island Sexual Assault Support Services – Hawai’i County