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Videos

Florida Injunctions for Protection, An Overview

Is a video that focuses on the needs of parties considering a petition for protection. It is hoped that the video will assist petitioners (as well as respondents) in understanding Florida’s four orders of protection and the requirements for filing a petition.

Florida Injunctions for Protection, the Hearing

Is a video designed as an orientation to civil domestic violence court; the video provides important information about court room procedures, discusses the participants in the hearing, and answers many of the questions litigants might have about what will happen when they come to court.

Mythbreakers: Chapter 39 Injunctions

Is a video that discusses common myths and misconceptions associated with the Chapter 39 injunction process. It also discusses the differences between Chapter 39 injunctions and Chapter 741 injunctions.

This video has been distributed to stakeholders throughout Florida, including Guardians ad Litem, court personnel, and judges who may review such petitions or who are on either the domestic violence or the dependency bench.

Get Psych'd About Batterer Compliance

Is a video that discusses the recently published OCI Best Practices Guide for Enforcing Batterer Accountability (available in PDF format). It also discusses some of the newer technologies that can be used to stalk victims of domestic violence.

This video has been distributed to stakeholders throughout Florida, including Guardians ad Litem, court personnel, and judges who may be involved with the domestic violence injunction process.

 

Webinars

Protecting Children Exposed to Domestic Violence (December 10, 2014)

This webinar, developed and presented by Professor Teresa Drake from the Levin College of Law at University of Florida, examined the effects of domestic violence on children and how these effects may last long into adulthood. It also discussed issues relating to child custody and time sharing.  Due to technical difficulties, only the PowerPoint slides are available at this time.  PPT

 

Strangulation: All Things Medical (March 10, 2015)

The Strangulation Training Institute, in conjunction with the Office of Court Improvement, has created a webinar regarding the medical effects domestic violence strangulation can have, as well as the implications for lethality and long-term survival.  This is the first of two webinars by the Institute.  

The webinar material can be viewed by down loading the following pdf.  PDF

 

Strangulation: All Things Legal (April 14, 2015)

The Strangulation Training Institute, in conjunction with the Office of Court Improvement, has created a webinar regarding the medical effects domestic violence strangulation can have, as well as the implications for lethality and long-term survival.  This is the second of two webinars by the Institute.  

The webinar material can be viewed by down loading the following pdf.  PDF

 

Elizabeth Ricci and Niel Rambana, "Immigration - Options for Victims of Crime"

This webinar was presented on May 7, 2015, by immigration lawyers, Elizabeth Ricci and Neil St. John Rambana. For more information on the background of the webinar, please see this brochure, and view the accompanying  video. Due to technical issues, the webinar was not recorded; however, you may click here for a link to the PowerPoint. Florida Bar members can report their CLE credits online at www.floridabar.org. Course number: 1504620N

 

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges Webinar Series

The NCJFCJ, in collaboration with a number of other agencies and organizations, has developed a large online library of webinars, devoted to a number of family court and domestic violence court issues.  Judges interested in examining the NCJFCJ webinar library can go to this website for more information.  

 

The Stalking Resource Center: "The Intersection of Stalking and Sexual Assault"

The Intersection of Stalking and Sexual Assault, was originally presented July 17, 2013 by Michelle M. Garcia, Director, Stalking Resource Center, National Center for Victims of Crime. This webinar presents the often overlooked link between stalking and sexual assault. Stalking is a crime that is often co-perpetrated with other crimes, such as domestic violence and sexual assault.  Research supports a connection between stalking and sexual assault – both pre- and post-assault.  In this webinar, we explore the nature and dynamics of stalking, focuses on its intersection with sexual assault. She also discusses ways in which this information impacts our responses to and services for victims. This session provides useful information and strategies for a wide variety of professionals, including prosecutors and other lawyers, law enforcement, medical professionals, judges, victim advocates, journalists and communications professionals, and others who interact with and write about sexual assault victims. Judges and others interested in this webinar can view it at this website.  

 

If you are interested in submitting videos to the FIIV for archival purposes, please contact wentzella@flcourts.org.  Thank you.