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September 2013

Policy Implications of Recognizing that Caregiver Stress is Not the Primary Cause of Elder Abuse

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Studies show the causes of elder abuse to be wide-ranging, and not necessarily an outcome of caregiver stress. This paper discusses how seeing caregiver stress as a primary cause of abuse has unintended and detrimental consequences that affect the efforts to end this widespread problem.
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September 2013

Engaging Bystanders to Prevent Sexual Violence Information Packet

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This information packet provides a series of documents on bystander intervention, including current research, resources, and examples of bystander programs.
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July 2013

Addressing Oppression and Violence within the Latino Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Communities

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This webinar focuses on the intersections of homophobia, heterosexism and racism that often enhance negative stereotypes associated with being Latino and LGBT. The presenter discusses the impact of language on our anti-oppression work as well as other elements that complicate the experiences of victimization of members of the Latino LGBT communities.
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June 2013

Working with Deaf Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

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This Q and A was conducted with Jennifer Shaw, Project EMERGE Director, Vera House and Lindsay Ryan Anthony, ASADV Empowerment/Project EMERGE Advocate. It provides recommendations for building trust with the Deaf community to ensure that domestic violence services, policies and trainings are grounded in an understanding of Deaf culture.
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June 2013

Domestic Violence Screening in Relation to HIV Counseling, Testing, Referral & Partner Notification

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New York State model and protocol for screening HIV positive individuals who may also be at risk for domestic violence. This screening takes place within an overall context which recognizes the intersection between risk of domestic violence and risk of HIV/AIDS.
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May 2013

Audism: A Theory and Practice of Audiocentric Privilege

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This brief document reviews the history of the term audism and provides examples of audist practices and their intersections.
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May 2013

Insecure Communities: Latino Perceptions of Police Involvement in Immigration Enforcement

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This report presents findings from a survey of Latinos regarding their perceptions of law enforcement authorities in light of the greater involvement of police in immigration enforcement.
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March 2013

Domestic Violence Prevention: A History of Milestones and Achievements

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This timeline documents key historical events known to significantly impact or advance the goal of intimate partner violence prevention in the United States, noting intersections with sister social justice movements. The information is complied from several timelines and listings of prevention milestones.
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February 2013

Guidance for Agency-Specific Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Policies

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This guidance provides agencies with direction to enable them to fulfill the goals identified in the Presidential Memorandum on “Establishing Policies for Addressing Domestic Violence in the Federal Workforce,” which was issued on April 18, 2012
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February 2013

Chatting with Latino Youth

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This is a conversation with Latino Peer Youth Educators from Casa de Esperanza and Raul Sanchez, a member of the executive committee and youth advisory board from loveisrespect. These young leaders discuss healthy relationships and what you can do in your communities to prevent and respond to teen dating violence.​
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February 2013

Dying To Be A Woman/Morir por ser Mujer

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This video provides details about the dangers that transwomen face when transitioning without adequate medical support. It also shares the graphic details of the death of a Latin@ transwoman highlighting the devastating impact of transphobia. This video was produced by the TransLatin@ Coalition, an organization that advocates for the specific needs of Trans Latin@ immigrants who reside in U.S. and plan advocacy strategies that would improve their quality of life. This video can be ordered free of charge on the TransLatin@ Coalition's website: translatinacoalition.org
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January 2013

The Relationship Spectrum

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All relationships live on a range, somewhere between healthy, unhealthy and abusive. This interactive Relationship Spectrum helps teens and young adults determine how parts of their relationship rank on the scale.