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August 2009

Resource Guide for Advocates & Attorneys on Interpretation Services for Domestic Violence Victims

Author(s): Firoza Chic Dabby, Cannon Han
These guidelines focus on court interpretation for domestic and sexual violence victims with limited English proficiency. It is intended to inform how advocacy, interpretation, and language access can be integrated.
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April 2009

Disability and HIV Policy Brief

This comprehensive policy brief discusses the actions needed to increase the participation of persons with disabilities in the HIV response and ensure they have access to HIV services which are both tailored to their diverse needs and equal to the services available to others in the community.
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April 2009

Reflective Leadership as a Strategy for Accountability

Author(s): Terri Pease
This article discusses accountability in the context of an empowerment model, which recognizes power as a tool of oppression. The article proposes a model of reflective practice and supervision as an alternative to top-down approaches, and gives specific illustrations of the use of reflective techniques in staff supervision.
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March 2009

Deaf Culture and Domestic Violence

Author(s): Gretchen Waech
This PowerPoint presentation offers an overview of the Deaf culture, accessibility challenges faced by Deaf individuals in society, dynamics present for Deaf victims, myths and realities about the Deaf culture among members of the hearing world, and more.
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February 2009

Model Protocol on Service Animals in Domestic Violence Shelters

Author(s): Phil Jordan, Summer Carrick
This document provides basic information about service animals and the people who use them, the laws that apply to domestic violence shelters and service animals, and policies and procedures for domestic violence shelters regarding service animals.
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January 2009

Reducing Inequities in Health and Safety through Prevention

This memo offers a suggested strategy for developing a comprehensive, prevention-oriented approach to health equity, starting with the highest levels of the federal government and continuing to states and communities.
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January 2009

Accessibility: Ramps, ADA Bathrooms and a Whole Lot More!

This checklist will help domestic violence programs identify ways to increase access to services for survivors with a disability.
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January 2009

What Does My Agency Need to Know?

This checklist is designed to help agencies evaluate what information is relevant when a transgender/SOFFA client seeks services from their agency.
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June 2008

Physical “Fixes” that Help Programs Minimize Rules

This handout facilitates creative thinking about changing physical environments in shelters so that potentially oppressive rules can be eliminated.
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January 2008

Male Survivors Resource Sheet

Author(s): Michael Munson
This resource sheet contains information on websites, books, and articles for male survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
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January 2008

Getting Safe and Sober: Real Tools You Can Use - Support Group Manual and Supplementary Materials for Advocates

Author(s): Patricia J. Bland, Debi S. Edmund
Getting Safe and Sober is a practical tool kit for use with women who have substance abuse or chemical dependence problems and who are, or have been, victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or sexual abuse.
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June 2007

State Statutes Requiring the Provision of Foreign Language Interpreters to Parties in Civil Proceedings

This document provides a list of statutes by state on the use of interpreters in civil proceedings.