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The mission of the National Center for the Prosecution of Violence Against Women (NCPVAW)at the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) is to improve the quality of justice in violence against women prosecutions by increasing awareness of the victim dynamics and legal issues involved by providing training and reference services to prosecutors, police, and others in the justice system. The National Center provides:

· Expert training on the prosecution of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking – for national, regional and state/local audiences.

· The National Institute on the Prosecution of Domestic Violence: a highly interactive training program teaching the best methods to keep victims safe and hold offenders accountable.

· The National Institute on the Prosecution of Sexual Violence: a highly interactive program for prosecutors providing effective tools for prosecuting sexual assault crimes.

· Understanding Sexual Violence: Prosecuting Adult Ra pe and Sexual Assault Cases: a state-specific training program that provides prosecutors with the tools necessary for successful sexual crimes prosecutions.

· A clearinghouse on domestic violence and sexual assault laws, statutory initiatives, court reforms, trial strategies, best practices and model policies –a comprehensive and continually expanding resource.

· Technical Assistance regarding policy development, trial strategies, expert witnesses, Sexual Assault Response Teams, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Programs and Coordinated Community Responses.

· Authoritative publications including: The Prosecution of Rohypnol and GHB Related Sexual Assaults; Stalking: Prosecutors Convict and Restrict; Domestic Violence: Prosecutors Take the Lead; and Confronting Violence Against Women and the Prosecutor magazine.

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  • 594
  • Criminal Justice
  • Sep 10, 2004
  • English

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