Conversations About Domestic Violence in Family Law with 16 Experts


For decades, Domestic Violence (DV) or Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) has been a challenging and important issue for new and experienced family law professionals. Getting the big picture of DV/IPV geared to family law issues will help new and seasoned professionals better handle these emotionally charged and dangerous conflicts. What is certain is that professionals are being called to deal with it more than before.

Understanding the impact of DV/IPV on family law issues will help new and seasoned professionals better handle these emotionally charged and dangerous cases. We created this video series that presents an overview of DV/IPV facing family law professionals. The featured experts offer concrete advice about how to screen for DV/IPV, assess the level of danger, and work towards safe and healthy resolutions for families.In this course, sixteen experts are interviewed by Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq., Hon. Karen Adam (ret.), and Annette Burns, JD.


  • Family lawyers
  • Judges
  • Evaluators
  • Mediators
  • Therapists
  • Victim's Advocates


  • Video 1: Understanding Domestic Violence and Intimate Partner Violence
  • Video 2: Screening and Assessing for Domestic Violence
  • Video 3: Challenges with the Current Family Court Systems
  • Video 4: Mediation Concerns in Domestic Violence
  • Video 5: Understanding Children’s Issues
  • Video 6: Offender Treatment, Vicarious Trauma, and Training for Professionals

What You Get

  • Six 1-hour video courses
  • Articles & other resources
  • Certificate of Attendance

Info Sheet

 More information, including a list of the interviewers, the sixteen experts, continuing education credits and more can be found here.


All discussions and conversations in this series are intended for a professional audience. They are not a substitute for legal advice if you are involved in a legal case nor is it therapeutic advice. Please consult a legal or mental health professional for advice relating to domestic violence / intimate partner violence in your jurisdiction.

Getting Started

 After you complete your purchase on this page, you will set up your login credentials and immediately begin the course.


Discounted to $99 (from $147) through May 31st


Last updated on December 23, 2023

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  • We may revoke your license granted in accordance with clause 2.2(b) if we suspect, for any reason, that you are misusing the license. For example, we may revoke your license if (without limitation) you:
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For the purposes of this clause 6:

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We do not accept responsibility for loss or damage to computer systems, mobile phones or other electronic devices arising in connection with use of the Online Courses. You should take your own precautions to ensure that the process that you employ for accessing any Online Course does not expose you to risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference.


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  • A party claiming that a dispute has arisen under or in connection with this agreement must not commence court proceedings arising from or relating to the dispute, other than a claim for urgent interlocutory relief, unless that party has complied with the requirements of this clause.
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Your licence and access to an Online Course will terminate automatically at the end of the Course Term (whether you have accessed the Online Course or not).


We may, in our sole discretion, terminate these Terms for convenience at any time by providing 7 days’ written notice to you.


Either party may immediately terminate these Terms by written notice to the other party if:

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These Terms is governed by the law applying in Arizona, United States of America. Each party irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Arizona, United States of America and courts of appeal from them in respect of any proceedings arising out of or in connection with these Terms. Each party irrevocably waives any objection to the venue of any legal process on the basis that the process has been brought in an inconvenient forum.


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Any term of these Terms which is wholly or partially void or unenforceable is severed to the extent that it is void or unenforceable. The validity and enforceability of the remainder of these Terms is not limited or otherwise affected.


An obligation or a liability assumed by, or a right conferred on, two or more persons binds or benefits them jointly and severally.


You cannot assign, novate or otherwise transfer any of its rights or obligations under these Terms without the prior written consent of the other party. We can assign the rights or novate these Terms in whole or part without your consent, on notice which may be communicated electronically on the website or by email.

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