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Special Collection

Special Collection
July 2016

Fostering Resilience, Respect & Healthy Growth in Childhood and Beyond

Author(s): Ericka Kimball, Casey Keene
This Special Collection offers resources that promote strategies for creating environments where children can thrive with a particular focus on enhancing capacity for resilience across the lifespan.
Special Collection
May 2012

Enhanced Services to Children and Youth Exposed to Domestic Violence: Promising Practices & Lessons Learned

This Special Collection provides lessons learned and related resources from nine HHS-funded 3-year demonstration projects to enhance services to children and youth who have been exposed to domestic violence.

Materials

Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
April 2016

Responding to the Long-term Needs of Adult Children Exposed to Domestic Violence: Exploring the connection to suicide risk

Author(s): Ericka Kimball, Casey Keene
This Technical Assistance Guidance, a product of the Adult Children Exposed to Domestic Violence (ACE-DV) Leadership Forum, explores the connection between exposure to domestic violence in childhood and, among other consequences, the risk for suicide in adulthood.
Materials
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
March 2016

Safe Dates Program

This webpage provides information about Safe Dates program, which is a school based program for young people in 8th and 9th grades which aims to prevent teen dating violence.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2016

Healthcare Toolbox

This toolbox provides resources and information to providers to help children and families cope with illness and injury. It provides the basics of trauma informed care.
Materials
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2016

Resources for Understanding Adolescent Development

This is a web-based toolkit about adolescent development.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2016

2016 Adoption Tax Credit Information

This webpage provides an overview of the Federal Adoption Tax Credit, and provides brief descriptions of qualifying adoption expenses, state adoption tax credits, adoption disruption, dependency tax exemption, and adoption tax credit before finalization.
Materials
  • General Material
November 2015

Top Ten Facts about Adoption Tax Benefits

This webpage provides basic information about adoption tax benefits.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
October 2015

Collaborations and Connections Between Tribal Child Support Agencies and Tribal Domestic Violence Providers: Resources to Make it Real

This webinar highlighted promising practices for Tribal Child Support Agencies and Tribal DV programs for enhancing safe access to child support and provided a special focus on use of the new resources in Tribal settings.
Materials
  • General Material
October 2015

EITC and Child Tax Credit Promote Work, Reduce Poverty, and Support Children’s Development, Research Finds

Author(s): Chuck Marr, Chye-Ching Huang, Arloc Sherman, Brandon DeBot
This article cites to research evidencing that the EITC and CTC lead to improved infant and maternal health, better school performance, greater college enrollment, increased work and earnings in the next generation, and Social Security retirement benefits.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
May 2015

Trauma-Informed Birth Support: Survivor + Doula + Advocate

This pamphlet reviews the connections between pregnancy, childbirth, and trauma, and offers information, resources, and tips for advocates and birth doulas to support trauma-informed birth experiences for survivors of domestic violence.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
May 2015

Supporting Parenting of Children Residing in Domestic Violence Shelters

Author(s): Casey Keene, Ivonne Ortiz
Recognizing that sensitive and complicated dynamics related to child discipline arise in domestic violence shelters, this Technical Assistance Guidance focuses on challenges regarding parenting and discipline of children who reside in these shelters, proposing a variety of recommendations for practice.