Battered  Women, Abused Children, and Child Custody:

"A National Crisis"

The 13th Annual Battered Mothers Custody Conference
"Custody Litigation, Trauma, and Recovery"
May 4th, 5th, and 6th, 2018


Courageous Kids Network

California Protective Parents Association On Facebook with ABC News

On Tuesday, April 24, at 6:45 pm PT/9:45 pm ET (approximately) CPPA was on FB LIVE with ABC 10 Sacramento as they looked into Parental Alienation in the Family Court Crisis!  Center for Judicial Excellence's Executive Director, Kathleen Russell, along with Joe Sweeney from Center for Modern Courts joined ABC's investigative reporter, Lilia Luciano, to discuss what PA is, how it is used and why it is not in the DSM-5.  Many thanks to Lilia Luciano for her continued reporting on the family court crisis.  Please comment on the FB Live feed, send an emoji, join in the conversation!


Domestic Violence Survivors Help Law Makers Draft Safe Child Act in Minn., KSTP-TV, Minneapolis, MN​

Protective Mothers Revolution Mommacide

Addicted to Mother's Love:  It's Biology, Stupid The New York Times, June 29, 2004,

Alliance In Action,A Blog by Virginia Sexual & Domestic Violence Action Alliance

Your Mom is LITERALLY Part Of You!  PBS Digital Studios, Its Ok to be Smart, 

Aired: 05/15/16.  In this episode, learn about the mind-blowing connection you share

with your mom. A little bit of you never leaves the other! 

                       Nightmare in Hostage Hills Paperback– November 20, 2017, by

                        Christina Mask (Author)

 Meathead Movers #MoveToEndDV a California company that moves victims

of DV for free. Meathead Movers' movement challenges businesses to help organizations

in their communities, help victims of domestic violence. 

​​​​A reading list for healthy relationships Oxford University Press Academic

Catherine Marrs Fuchsel's blog on empowering women in relationships
Financial Help for Women in Abusive Relationships

Violence Awareness and Prevention Guide
What Doesn't Kill Me - a film about domestic violence and the battle for custody 

World Premier at the Awareness Film Festival in Los Angeles, CA October 7th, 2017 at 4:00 

Introduction and an excerpt from the completely revised second edition of

Phyllis Chesler's book "Mothers on Trial"  Fox News Opinion 

 Comment by Nancy S. Erickson on ​​​​​​​​​​​​Matter of Brooke S.B. v Elizabeth A.C.C.