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The Verizon Foundation is a generous sponsor of the Institute's Law Enforcement Families Partnership, supporting Florida's pilot program and now the National Prevention Toolkit on Officer-Involved Domestic Violence
The Florida Department of Children and Families funds the Institute's Clearinghouse on Supervised Visitation
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The Institute hosts the College of Social Work’s Family Violence Journal Club.
The Verizon Foundation generously supports the work of the Institute’s Law Enforcement Families Partnership.
The Institute has received multiple Prudential-Davis Productivity Awards for saving taxpayer dollars.
The Institute distributes children’s books from Kids In Need, Books In Deed to supervised visitation programs in Florida for their low income families. Building literacy empowers families.
Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.Helen Keller
The Institute provides internship and mentoring opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students across Florida State University.
Florida’s Department of Children and Families funds the Institute’s Clearinghouse on Supervised Visitation.
The Institute hosted a Visiting Scholar from Rwanda, Agnes Muhongerwa, for six months to share domestic violence prevention and intervention innovations with the central African nation.
Over 40,000 criminal justice officers in Florida have taken at least one module of the Institute’s online training, “Officer-Involved Domestic Violence: A Prevention Curriculum.”
The Institute’s Clearinghouse on Supervised Visitation sets the national standard for technical assistance to supervised visitation programs.
The Institute is a member of the National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence Across the Lifespan (NPEIV).
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Child Support Enforcement funds the Institute’s pilot project to connect low income families to community resources to build economic self-sufficiency.
Every major criminal justice agency and victim advocacy agency in Florida is a member of the Institute’s Law Enforcement Families Partnership.
The Institute’s Alliance for Faith-Based Efforts to End Domestic Violence connects faith leaders to crucial community victim services.
The Institute develops LGBTQ resources for parents and teens. Click here to see a flyer for parents of LGBTQ teens.
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Posted on November 30, 2012Happy Holidays Everyone! I am still scratching my head trying to figure out where 2012 went. As with many end of year projects you will find the Annual Database Report...
Posted on October 25, 2012Tuesday, October 30th, the FSU Women’s Center is hosting a panel discussion and seminar for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This event will be held in the FSU Student Union, Room 314...
Posted on October 16, 2012The Institute develops LGBTQ Resources for teens and families. Here you will find a LGBTQ flyer for parents of teens. It provides a list of ways to support your child...
Posted on October 8, 2012The College of Social Work has an outstanding group of Graduate Assistants this fall. The Institute is very fortunate that some of these students have offered a helping hand on...
Posted on October 4, 2012October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Below are a links to a series of videos you may find helpful, as well as a Presidential Proclamation calling on everyone to get involved...