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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

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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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January 2011

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

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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

Golden Voices: Support Groups for Older Abused Women

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This manual is designed to help professionals start a support group for older survivors of domestic abuse.
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January 2011

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

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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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December 2010

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

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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

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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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January 2010

Model Protocol Safety Planning for Domestic Violence Victims with Disabilities

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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

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

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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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January 2010

Ensuring Language Access to Immigrant Victims of Sexual Assault

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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

Screening for Domestic Violence in Mental Health Settings

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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

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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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September 2009

Reframing: From Hearing Loss to Deaf Gain

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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.