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Domestic Violence: Program Development

This area includes resources to support the work of local, state, and national domestic violence programs regarding nonprofit management, personnel supervision and staff development, coalition-building, and practice standards and policies. Materials also explore the history, theories, and philosophies driving the work of the movement to end domestic violence.

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Updated April 2014
This Special Collection offers information regarding the experiences and needs of individuals who are Deaf or hard of hearing and have experienced abuse. The purpose of this collection is to: 1) increase victim advocates' knowledge and understanding of Deaf culture, 2) provide resources to assist helping professionals in direct service work with Deaf individuals, and 3) highlight best practices for addressing domestic and sexual violence in the Deaf community.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
March 2014
The NRCDV receives a large number of technical assistance requests related to domestic violence program development. Part 1 provides resources for building, sustaining and enhancing shelter programs to meet the diverse needs of domestic violence survivors.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
March 2014
Many concerned community members want to help families experiencing domestic violence. Part 2 provides suggestions and ideas for building needed resources in your community for survivors of domestic violence, in lieu of opening a shelter or safe house.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
Updated August 2013
This collection is a categorized and selected listing of articles, bibliographies, fact sheets, laws and court action, papers, regulations, reports and surveys on a broad range of housing-related subjects.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
Updated July 2013
This Special Collection provides information and resources to support the safety and privacy of those who may or do experience technology-assisted abuse. It reviews the ways in which technology can be misused, offers tips for enhancing data security and personal privacy, and explores considerations for advocates and organizations serving survivors of abuse.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
June 2013
This special collection outlines how faith leaders from many different spiritual communities can become effective allies in the prevention and intervention of domestic violence in their communities.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
April 2013
The first of a 3-part series that also includes Building Program Capacity (PART 2 of 3) and Developing Collaborations and Increasing Access (PART 3 of 3), PART 1 provides an overview of the framework and research supporting trauma-informed approaches to working with survivors and their children.
Authors: National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health & National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
April 2013
The second of a 3-part collection that also includes Understanding the Framework and Approach (PART 1 of 3) and Developing Collaborations and Increasing Access (PART 3 of 3), PART 2 provides practical tools and resources on building capacity to implement trauma-informed programs.
Authors: National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health & National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
April 2013
The third of a 3-part collection, which also includes Understanding the Framework and Approach (PART 1 of 3), and Building Program Capacity (PART 2 of 3), PART 3 provides resources for building collaboration to ensure that survivors and their children have access to culture-, DV- and trauma-informed mental health and substance abuse services.
Authors: National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health & National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
August 2012
This collection provides materials to support the work of building organizational capacity in state and local domestic violence programs for primary prevention work, as it relates to assessing and influencing change in individuals, communities, and institutions.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence