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Family Justice Center Leadership Toolkit

Alliance for HOPE International - 2017

Created by the Alliance in 2009, and updated in 2017, this toolkit is designed to assist Family Justice Centers with hiring an Executive Director and developing a short-term and long-term succession planning. This toolkit contains... Read More

The Science and Power of Hope

Hellman - 2017

Created by Dr. Chan Hellman at the University of Oklahoma at Tulsa, this PowerPoint presentation highlights Hope Theory and argues that HOPE is a fundamental process that must be activated in order to engage in... Read More

First Impressions: Exposure to Violence and a Child’s Developing Brain

The California Attorney General's Office - 2011

Produced by the California Attorney General's Office, this 15 minute video discusses the lasting impacts of domestic violence on young children and their brain development. It highlights that repeated exposure to violence changes the brain,... Read More

Focus Group Toolkit

Alliance for HOPE International - 2019

Created by the Alliance in 2010, and updated in 2019, this toolkit is designed to assist Family Justice Centers with the preparation, implementation of, and data analysis of Focus Groups. This toolkit contains procedures, sample... Read More

Inclusion within Co-Location: Welcoming the Deaf Community & People with Disabilities into your Family Justice Center

Cassady - 2016

Although organizations and professionals co-located in Family Justice Centers have the best of intentions in serving diverse populations who have experienced intimate partner violence; “diversity” typically is defined as working with victims and survivors of... Read More