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Special Collection

Special Collection
April 2014

Violence in the Lives of the Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Author(s):
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.
Special Collection
April 2013

Trauma-Informed Domestic Violence Services: Developing Collaborations and Increasing Access (Part 3 of 3)

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.
Special Collection
February 2000

Serving Trans and Gender Nonconforming Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

Author(s):
Despite the fact that people who identify as trans or gender nonconforming experience violence at alarming rates, there are still significant gaps in services for TGNC survivors of domestic and sexual violence. This collection supports domestic and sexual violence advocates and agencies seeking to provide accessible, sensitive, and relevant services that are inclusive to survivors of all genders.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
July 2017

Serving Male-Identified Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This paper offers guideposts for responding to the needs of male-identified victims of intimate partner violence. It is meant to be a resource to foster meaningful dialogue around supporting inclusive services for all victims and survivors seeking safety and healing.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
April 2017

Integrating Transgender Survivors into Shelter and Support Groups

Publisher(s):
Traditionally, these services have been restricted to non-transgender women or they have been sex-segregated, excluding male survivors (transgender and non-transgender) or individuals who do not identify within the gender binary (as male or female). A growing number of shelters and support groups affirm that inclusion of survivors of all genders is much easier than some may think.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2017

Working with Sign Language Interpreters for Events

Publisher(s):
The Working with Sign Language Interpreters tip sheet provides information on how to find, select, and evaluate sign language interpreters for in-person events.
Materials
  • General Material
December 2016

Rural Grant Evaluation Report: Journeys Home Home Visiting Project

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This report evaluates home-based advocacy programs in rural Vermont.
Materials
  • General Material
October 2016

Shelter Tipsheets

Publisher(s):
This series of tip sheets from FORGE is designed to assist domestic violence shelters in making their programs trans-inclusive.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
June 2016

Working with Older Survivors of Abuse: A Framework for Advocates

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This toolkit will help community based domestic violence and/or sexual abuse programs assess existing services and provides guidance to enhance program and advocates response to older survivors of abuse.
Materials
  • General Material
April 2016

National Consensus Statement of Anti-Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Organizations in Support of Full and Equal Access for the Transgender Community

Over 300 national, state, and local anti-sexual assault  and domestic violence organizations oppose anti-transgender initiatives. As organizations that care about reducing assault and violence, these organizations favor laws and policies that protect transgender people from discrimination, including in accessing facilities that match the gender they live every day.
Materials
  • General Material
March 2016

Gender-Integrated Shelters: Experience and Advice

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This report focuses on the agencies who have integrated or are in the process of integrating transgender and gender nonconforming individuals, as well as men, into their domestic violence shelters.