Good to Know! Social Workers DV Policy Guide for Home Visitors

This webinar provides an overview of the DV Policy Guide that apply to all DCFS social workers when dealing with families experiencing domestic violence, and best practices when advocating on behalf of survivors and their children.  

Your Agency’s Use of Technology and Best Practices – Jan 2017

With June Loveall. The use of technology is rapidly changing, and direct services are moving towards mobile advocacy. WSCADV wants to keep agencies up to date by covering best practices for mobile devices, social media, use of computers, texting with survivors and email communication. We will highlight NNEDV’s resources, containing best practices and policies for […]

Domestic Violence Screening+, Let’s talk about it!

This webinar covers best practices for home visitors when screening for domestic violence, and strategies that open the door to further conversations about healthy relationships.

2017 Legislative Agenda

Legislative priorities for WSCADV in the 2017 legislative session.

Domestic Violence Counts: Census Reports

This research conducted by the National Network to End Domestic Violence is a summary of the data provided by domestic violence programs across the country about the services they delivered to domestic violence survivors and their children during a 24-hour survey period. Download 2015 Census reports: Washington State Summary (1 pg) DV Counts 2015 – Full Report (16 pgs) […]

Domestic Violence Shelter & Advocacy Services

Domestic Violence Shelter & Advocacy Services 2016  – In the state fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, 43 domestic violence shelter and advocacy programs in Washington State served 25,120 survivors of domestic violence and their children, including 5,957 who used emergency shelter. Shelter programs received 94,627 crisis hotline and information/referral calls. Domestic Violence Shelter & […]

DV Fatality Review Recommendations: Firearms

Based on in-depth reviews of 84 domestic violence homicide and murder-suicide cases, the Domestic Violence Fatality Review has identified 11 key goals to improve the response to domestic violence in Washington State. Among these key goals: Maximize the use of existing legal means to restrict abusers’ access to firearms.

DV Fatality Review Recommendations: Family Law

Based on in-depth reviews of 84 domestic violence homicide and murder-suicide cases, the Domestic Violence Fatality Review has identified 11 key goals to improve the response to domestic violence in Washington State. Among these key goals: Improve the ability of family courts to identify domestic violence and appropriately address victims’ and children’s safety and well-being.

DV Fatality Review Recommendations: Employers

Based on in-depth reviews of 84 domestic violence homicide and murder-suicide cases, the Domestic Violence Fatality Review has identified 11 key goals to improve the response to domestic violence in Washington State. Among these key goals: Build the capacity of friends, family members, neighbors, employers, and coworkers to support domestic violence victims and respond to […]

DV Fatality Review Recommendations: Teens

Based on in-depth reviews of 84 domestic violence homicide and murder-suicide cases, the Domestic Violence Fatality Review has identified 11 key goals to improve the response to domestic violence in Washington State. Among these key goals: Increase knowledge about teen dating violence and young people’s access to appropriate services and interventions.