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  • General Material
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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  • Training Tools
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.
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  • Training Tools
January 2011

Somewhere to Turn: Making Domestic Violence Services Accessible to Battered Immigrant Women - A 'How To' Manual For Battered Women's Advocates and Service Providers

Author(s): Leslye E. Orloff, Rachael Little
This manual addresses: the dynamics of domestic violence in immigrant families; ways to create agency-wide cultural competency training programs; multicultural approaches to shelter protocol development; recruiting and hiring multicultural staff; foreign language needs and helpful interviewing techniques for client intake sessions and meetings; ways to do outreach and collaboration with immigrant communities; and, descriptions of model programs.
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December 2010

The Politics of Memory: Part II. The Voice of the Oppressed

Author(s): Patricia Deegan
This video highlights the historical roots of the mental health consumer/survivor/ex-patient movement in the fight for women’s rights.
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March 2010

Violence in the lives of the Deaf: Unique Challenges Webinar Materials

Author(s): Gretchen Waech, Heidi Notario
This webinar provided information about the barriers encountered by Deaf survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault when seeking advocacy services from mainstream programs.
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  • General Material
January 2010

Screening for Domestic Violence in Mental Health Settings

This page is designed for mental health professionals who don’t work in specialized domestic violence services, but need to know about their clients’ experiences of victimization in order to provide them with the best possible services.
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January 2010

Whats in a Word? A Guide to Understanding Interpreting and Translation in Health Care

This guide explains the difference between interpretation and translation, and provides standards of practice and methods and modes of interpreting and translating.
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January 2010

Model Protocol Safety Planning for Domestic Violence Victims with Disabilities

Author(s): Cathy Hoog
The goal of this protocol is to support domestic violence agencies to increase their safety planning services to people with disabilities and advance self-determination by offering safety planning that is cognizant of environmental and social barriers.
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January 2010

Ensuring Language Access to Immigrant Victims of Sexual Assault

Author(s): Leslye E. Orloff, Amanda Baran, Martha Cohen
This Chapter demonstrates that although immigrant victims can legally access services that are available to protect victims regardless of immigration status, such as sexual assault and domestic violence services, law enforcement protection, and immigration relief, many immigrant victims are unlikely to seek help due to language barriers, isolation, and lack of information about available help.
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January 2010

Open Minds Open Doors: Transforming Domestic Violence Programs to Include LGBTQ Survivors

Author(s): Mary-Elizabeth Quinn
This guide outlines the process that The Network/La Red suggests for making domestic violence programs more LGBTQ- inclusive. Each of the chapters focuses on one aspect of that process in detail, offering ideas for implementation.
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September 2009

Reframing: From Hearing Loss to Deaf Gain

Author(s): H-Dirksen L. Bauman, Joseph M. Murray
This article introduces the concept of Deaf gain, reframing deaf people as a group with sensory and cognitive diversity rather than a group lacking hearing.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
August 2009

"Why Cry if No One Hears?" The Deaf Community's Experience of Sexual and Domestic Violence - Webinar Materials

Author(s): Gretchen Waech
Materials from the webinar held on July 28 and 29, 2009 include the PowerPoint presentation and questions and answers from the presenter.