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December 2011

Setting Captives Free: Intimate Partner Violence in LGBT Relationships

How can faith communities be prepared to be a pastoral resource for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people who experience intimate partner violence? This webinar recording offers guidance to pastors of open and affirming (ONA) churches in addressing intimate partner violence in same-sex couples.
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December 2011

Making a Connection When Trauma Affects Interaction and Communication

This Conversation Guide is designed to help you increase your staff's ability to support survivors when trauma affects interaction and communication.
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November 2011

Model Medication Policy for DV Shelters

Author(s): Mary Malefyt Seighman, Kelly Miller, Rachel White-Domain
The Model Medication Policy is designed to offer guidance to domestic violence programs on adopting medication policies that are accessible, trauma informed, and compliant with anti-discrimination laws.
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August 2011

Tips for Making Connections with Survivors Experiencing Psychiatric Disabilities

This tip sheet gives practical recommendations for DV advocates working with survivors who are experiencing psychiatric disabilities.
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August 2011

Tips for Creating a Welcoming Environment

This tip sheet gives recommendations about creating welcoming environments for people who have experienced domestic abuse and other traumatic events.
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June 2011

Fact Sheet: HIV/AIDS and Disability

This fact sheet discusses the risks of HIV for people with disabilities, and what agencies can do to respond—through institutional changes at the agency level and in advocating for national policy change.
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April 2011

Forging New Collaborations: A Guide for Rape Crisis, Domestic Violence, and Disability Organizations

Author(s): Nancy Smith, Sandra Harrell
Vera Institute of Justice’s Center on Victimization and Safety has created a roadmap for bringing together agencies at the intersection of violence and disability so that they can create a new and effective approach to safety, healing, and accessibility to services for their clients.
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March 2011

Women, Disability and Violence: Strategies to Increase Physical and Programmatic Access to Victims Services for Women with Disabilities

Author(s): Lisa McClain
This article strives to balance fairly and effectively the voices and needs of individuals with disabilities with those of service providers who provide either disability or domestic violence/sexual assault services. The intent of this article to is to highlight opportunities for positive change, hopefully in a way that will help empower service providers as well as victims and survivors with disabilities.
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January 2011

Traumatic Brain Injury As a Result of Domestic Violence: Information, Screening and Model Practices: Trainer's Manual

This toolkit for trainers and advocates, provides key information, exercises and resources. The materials facilitate ways to better equip domestic violence program staff to recognize, understand and respond more effectively to the specific needs of those living with TBI as a result of domestic violence.
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January 2011

Reducing Barriers to Support for Women Fleeing Violence: A Toolkit for Supporting Women with Varying Levels of Mental Wellness and Substance Use

This manual is designed to assist transition housing providers and other service providers to provide effective services to women fleeing violence. It draws on the knowledge of women who have experienced violence and those who have supported them.
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January 2011

Trauma-Responsive System Implementation Advisor (TreSIA)

This toolkit includes resources on trauma-informed care, organizational assessment, and organizational change management. Resources guide the user through considerations for leadership and culture, trauma-informed care structure, policies and processes, employee skills and tools and resources.
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January 2011

Facilitating Access to TANF for Battered Immigrants: A Pilot Training Manual for TANF Eligibility Workers

Author(s): Leslye E. Orloff, Leandra Zarnow, Yiris Cornwall
This training manual provides information to TANF eligibility workers on how to access TANF for qualified alien immigrant survivors.