Supervised Visitation Specific Information
A Self-Reflection Journal for Supervised Visitation Staff
Inspire Action for Social Change is excited to offer this new tool designed to support, engage and re-energize programs working with families in a visitation setting. We know our work can be inspiring, hopeful, fun, overwhelming, hard, and stressful all at once! Our hope is that you will engage with this self-reflection journal as a form of personal and professional care and as a way to help you navigate the complexities of the supervised visitation world. At Inspire we believe that self-reflection work is essential to our professional longevity and that you are incredibly valuable in keeping children and families safe.
- Clearinghouse on Supervised Visitation
The Clearinghouse on Supervised Visitation (Clearinghouse) focuses on family-centered visitation practices in Florida. The Clearinghouse provides training and resources for Florida supervised visitation programs, Florida judges, and other Florida community stakeholders interested in family safety.
- Family Violence Department, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
The Family Violence Department of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (FVD) is funded by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women to support Safe Havens: Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Grant Program communities in their efforts to increase their ability to assist families experiencing domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence. The FVD provides grantee communities with training on court-related, collaborative practice issues; tailored consultation on collaborating with the courts; and access to information on best practices for court and community collaboration.
- Futures Without Violence (formerly Family Violence Prevention Fund)
Futures Without Violence (Futures) operates, among other programs, the Children and Families Program that focuses on improving community and system responses to children and their families experiencing domestic violence or child maltreatment. Futures works with domestic violence programs, batterer intervention programs, family and juvenile courts, responsible fatherhood groups, child welfare agencies, supervised visitation centers, and community organizers to influence and form effective collaborations and build partnerships to promote safe and healthy families.
- Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community
The Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community (IDVAAC) is funded by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women to work with Safe Havens: Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Grant Program communities to explore cultural competency as it relates to supervised visitation and safe exchange in the context of domestic violence and to identify approaches to enhance service delivery to African American, Native American, Latino American, and South Asian American communities, with an emphasis on the first two. IDVAAC provides consultation and training to grantee communities to help them integrate cultural competency critical thinking into their organizations, practices, and community efforts.
- Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), a component of the U.S. Department of Justice, provides national leadership in developing the nation’s capacity to reduce violence against women through implementation of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Created in 1995, OVW administers financial and technical assistance to communities across the country that are developing programs, policies, and practices aimed at ending domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Currently, OVW administers two formula grant programs and 17 discretionary grant programs, which were established under VAWA and subsequent legislation, including the Safe Havens: Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Grant Program.
- Praxis International, Inc.
From 2002-2010, Praxis International, Inc. (Praxis) worked in partnership with OVW to provide information, training, and resources to the Safe Havens: Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Demonstration Initiative and the Safe Havens: Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Grant Program. Praxis continues to support these programs and their communities through the resources developed during its partnership with OVW.
- Supervised Visitation Network
The Supervised Visitation Network (SVN) is an international membership organization of professionals who provide supervised visitation and access services to families. SVN provides services and resources for agencies, individuals, and members, including opportunities for networking, information sharing, and training.
- Vera Institute of Justice
The Vera Institute of Justice’s Supervised Visitation Initiative (SVI) is funded by OVW to work with the Safe Havens: Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Grant Program communities to enhance their capacity to effectively and safely serve families who have experienced domestic violence. The SVI provides grantee communities with training, tailored consultation, and access to information on best practices from programs across the country.
General Domestic Violence Information
- Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence
- Battered Women’s Justice Project
- Child Welfare Information Gateway
- Child Witness to Violence Project
- Dating Violence Resource Center
- Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs
- Encuentro Latino National Institute on Domestic Violence
- Hague Domestic Violence Project
- Inspire Action for Social Change
- Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women
- Mending the Sacred Hoop
- Men Stopping Violence
- National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, & Mental Health
- National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
- National Domestic Violence Hotline
- National Immigrant Family Violence Institute
- National Indigenous Women's Resource Center
- National Network to End Domestic Violence
- National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
- National Sexual Assault Resource Center
- Stalking Resource Center
These links are provided solely as a convenience to the user. Inclusion of these links is in no way an endorsement of the websites or contents of said websites by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice or the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges.