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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
January 2017

Victim-Defined Safety Planning: A Summary

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Victim perspectives and priorities determine the strategies, objectives, and direction of victim-defined safety plans. The essential role of advocacy is to offer information, analysis, and resources – to work in partnership with victims to strengthen their plans. This resources discusses safety as a broad concept and provides information for advocates on how to engage in comprehensive safety planning to better meet victims’ needs.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
December 2016

Building Mission Effective Survivor-Defined Organizations

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This guide offers organizations information and strategies on building mission effective survivor-defined organizations. It discusses the importance of developing a survivor-defined mission and aligning that mission with the organization’s vision and values, in order to best position the organization to grow and change in ways that make survivors of violence safer.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2011

Advocacy Beyond Leaving: Helping Battered Women in Contact with Current or Former Partners, A Guide for Domestic Violence Advocates

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Using the familiar and concrete framework of woman-defined advocacy, the Guide explains advocates’ important role in safety planning when victims are in contact with current or former partners.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
March 2010

Not Enough: What TANF Offers Family Violence Victims

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Report on findings from a survey of 600 domestic violence, legal aid, and anti-poverty agency staff where 14% said that the TANF family violence responses work well in their states, and 43% said fewer than half of victims were able to access benefits.
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  • General Material
August 2009

Safety Planning

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This paper discusses how to implement comprehensive safety planning for battered women using a woman-defined model. Discusses batterer-generated and life-generated risks, and the role of advocates in supporting safety planning strategies.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
June 2008

When Battered Women Stay... Advocacy Beyond Leaving

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This paper raises key issues, questions, and dilemmas regarding advocacy with battered women who stay in their relationships. It discusses limitations of safety strategies for leaving, and frames issues central to the expansion of advocacy beyond leaving.
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  • General Material

Helping Sexual Assault Survivors with Multiple Victimizations and Needs: A Guide for Agencies Serving Sexual Assault Survivors

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This Guide offers information about advocacy approaches with sexual assault survivors who have experienced multiple victimizations. The Guide identifies issues and considerations unique to survivors who have experienced multiple victimizations and have multiple needs and describes advocacy and organizational approaches.
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  • General Material

Supervised Visitation: Information for Mothers Who Have Been Abused

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Excerpt: "This Guide is about supervised visitation programs. It was written specifically for mothers who are afraid of their children's father or were abused by him. Every supervised visitation program is different. You have a right to ask questions and to understand how the staff will supervise visits with your children." Contents Include:
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
April 2006

HarborCOV: One Community's Effort to Build Comprehensive Solutions to Domestic Violence

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This paper describes how one local domestic violence program, located in Chelsea, MA, built an innovative organization that transformed services, improving options for women's safety and their families' well-being.
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  • General Material

Comprehensive Solutions Description

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The page is useful to underscore the importance of assessing policy for its effects on battered women and their families living in poverty and the need to provide relevant and respectful advocacy and resources.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
March 2002

Policy Blueprint on Domestic Violence and Poverty

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This paper offers a new and important tool for advocates working with domestic violence and poverty issues in single or multiple systems. It provides a straightforward framework for policy analysis and concrete policy implementation strategies.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 2000

Recommendations for Training TANF and Child Support Enforcement Staff about Domestic Violence

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This paper provides an overview of legal and policy context for domestic violence training, presents suggestions for effective teaching, and defines the concept of a "basic response to domestic violence."