Partnering Agencies

International Association of Forensic Nurses
The International Association of Forensic Nurses specialize in caring for victims and perpetrators of violence. They also take part in the legal system by collecting forensic evidence and providing consultation to medical and law agencies. Their mission is to provide leadership in forensic nursing practice by developing, promoting, and disseminating information internationally about forensic nursing science.

Native Alliance Against Violence
The Native Alliance Against Violence (NAAV), is a non-profit organization that is the only tribal domestic violence and sexual assault coalition in Oklahoma. NAAV serves Oklahoma’s tribal programs that provide protection and services victims need to pursue safe and healthy lives.

Tribal Judicial Institute (TJI)
The nation’s leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims and those who serve them, their mission is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives by working with local, state, and federal partners. TJI has conducted local, regional and national training sessions for different tribal courts and tribal agencies throughout the nation, focusing primarily on tribal law enforcement development and enhancement, as well as the design and enhancement of tribal justice systems for adults and youth.

Fox Valley Technical College Criminal Justice Center for Innovation
FVTC staff and consultants include managers and instructors with experience working in law enforcement, treatment, the court system, government, and communities at the tribal, local, county, state, and federal levels. They recognize the diverse and changing needs of communities and are committed to listening first, and then providing community-based assistance.

Tribal Law and Policy Institute (TLPI)
The Tribal Law and Policy Institute delivers education, research, training, and technical assistance programs which promote the enhancement of justice in Indian country and the health, well-being, and culture of Native peoples. TLPI seeks to facilitate the sharing of resources so that Indian Nations and tribal justice systems have access to cost effective resources which can be adapted to meet the individual needs of their communities.

Mending the Sacred Hoop (MSH)
Mending the Sacred Hoop is a Native American program that provides training and technical assistance to American Indian and Alaska Natives in the effort to eliminate violence in the lives of women and their children. MSH works with villages, reservations, rancherias and pueblos across the United States to improve the justice system, law enforcement, and service provider response to the issues of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking in Native communities.

National Tribal Judicial Center (NTJC)
The National Tribal Judicial Center is one of the first institutions to address the specific needs of Native American and Alaska Native tribal law judiciaries. The curricula presented are innovative, sophisticated and designed to enhance the professional skills of tribal judges and personnel. The NTJC’s main objective is to improve justice through national programs of education and training directed toward judicial proficiency, competency, skills and understanding.

National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence (NIJDV)
The National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence is a dynamic partnership among the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, Futures Without Violence (formerly Family Violence Prevention Fund) and the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. NJIDV has provided highly interactive, skills-based domestic violence workshops for judges and judicial officers nationwide since 1999.

Center for Court Innovation
Founded as a public/private partnership between the New York State Unified Court System and the Fund for the City of New York, the Center for Court Innovation helps the justice system aid victims, reduce crime, strengthen neighborhoods, and improve public trust in justice. The Center combines action and reflection to spark innovation locally, nationally, and internationally.

National Center for Victims of Crime (NCVC)
The nation’s leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims and those who serve them, their mission is to forge a national commitment to help victims of crime rebuild their lives by working with local, state, and federal partners.

Stalking Resource Center (SRC)
A part of the National Center for Victims of Crime, the Stalking Resource Center provides technical assistance to hundreds of communities seeking to enhance their response to stalking. The SRC is committed to continuing its national effort to promote awareness, action, and advocacy through the next decade and beyond.

Indian Country Child Trauma Center (ICCTC)
This organization was established to develop trauma-related treatment protocols, outreach materials, and service delivery guidelines specifically designed for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) children and their families. The Indian Country Child Trauma Center is part of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network funded by the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) under the National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative. It is housed at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in the Center on Child Abuse and Neglect.

Joint Center on Violence and Victim Studies (JCVVS)
The Joint Center on Violence and Victim Studies addresses issues of violence and victimization as an inter-university consortium of California State University-Fresno, Washburn University, and the University of New Haven. The Joint Center on Violence and Victim Studies applies rigorous, evidence-based approaches to addressing all forms of violence and victimization at individual, societal, and global levels through professional development and consultation, higher education, and research and analysis.

Unified Solutions Tribal Community Development Group
Unified Solutions provides training and resources to facilitate learning environments and promote linkages between multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary, multi-faith communities to develop a best practices network of “unified solutions” to sustain peace in our world. We tailor our services and products to uphold the unique cultural heritage and spiritual vitality of those we serve.

ACKCO American Indian Professional Services
ACKCO has been involved in projects with federal and state agencies, Tribes and villages, as well as other Indian organizations. These projects have required ACKCO to provide professional services to over 300 Tribes and Indian organizations throughout the country.

Red Wind Consulting, Inc.
Red Wind Consulting’s vision is to strengthen Tribal programs and Native organizations’ ability to develop and enhance local responses to domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking through training and tribal technical assistance.

Southwest Center for Law and Policy (SWCLAP)
SWCLAP provides legal training and technical assistance to tribal communities and to organizations and agencies serving Native people. They are the host of the National Tribal Trial College providing free legal training for Attorneys, Judges, Law Enforcement, Advocates and Community Members on topics such as domestic violence, sexual assault, dating/relationship violence, abuse of elders, abuse of persons with disabilities, and victims’ rights.