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  • General Material
January 2012

Youth Services Policy Development Tool

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This tool outlines the key elements in building comprehensive, coherent, and youth survivor-centered organizational policies, including which policies a project team should have, why those policies are important, and how to develop those policies effectively. Within each section of the tool are examples of policy language selected from current Youth Services grantees who have developed and implemented successful programs or sample language.
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  • General Material
January 2012

Clergy Communications and Clergy as Mandatory Reporters

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This report gives a state-by-state accounting of when clergy are mandated reporters of child maltreatment.
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  • General Material
January 2012

Clergy as Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect

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This report gives a state-by-state accounting of when clergy are mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
December 2011

Immigration Relief for Vulnerable Populations: Human Trafficking, Crime Victims, Domestic Violence and Child Abuse

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This webinar recording focuses on immigration relief for vulnerable populations, offering great remedies for victims of violence such as the T-nonimmigrant status for victims of Human Trafficking, the U-nonimmigrant status for victims of crimes, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) relief for domestic violence victims, and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJ) for child abuse, abandonment and neglect victims.
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  • General Material
December 2011

The Forward Wisconsin Initiative: A Shared Vision For Preventing Interpersonal Violence

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In 2009, representatives from the Wisconsin Departments of Health Services, and Children and Families, the Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault, the Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence, the Governor's Council on Domestic Abuse, the Wisconsin Children's Trust Fund, the Child Abuse Prevention Fund of Children's Hospital and Health System, and Children's Service Society of Wisconsin joined in a collaboration called "The Forward Wisconsin Initiative: Preventing Interpersonal Violence" to enhance efforts to change social norms and community tolerance for violence.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
November 2011

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

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This Guide showcases the nine demonstration projects funded by the FVPSA Program of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through Stamp Out Family Violence Act of 2001, focusing on their goals, collaborative partnerships, experiences, challenges, and successes. These Demonstration of Enhanced Services to Children and Youth Exposed to Domestic Violence sites expanded the fieldÕs understanding of the varied ways in which children, youth and families experiencing domestic violence can be identified and provided essential services and supports.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
  • General Material
July 2011

Emerging Responses to Children Exposed to Domestic Violence

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This document reviews the new research, policies, and programs focused on children who have witnessed adult domestic violence. It argues that the diversity of children’s experiences requires equally diverse responses from those who serve them.
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  • General Material
January 2011

Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Overview

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This expanded fact sheet provides an overview of child sexual abuse prevention and offers resources and answers the following questions: What is child sexual abuse? How common is child sexual abuse? Who are the victims of child sexual abuse? Who are the perpetrators? What are the warning signs that a child may be sexually abused? Risk factors for the perpetration of child sexual abuse? How can I reduce the risk of children being abused?
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2011

Healthy Moms, Happy Babies: A Train the Trainers Curriculum on Domestic Violence, Reproductive Coercion and Children Exposed

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This curriculum provides training, tools, and resources to help home visitation staff address the complex and sometimes uncomfortable issue of domestic violence. When it comes to promoting health and safety outcomes for women and children impacted by domestic violence, there is a methodology to effective assessment, primary prevention, and anticipatory guidance messaging during home visits. These tools have been designed to facilitate safety planning and supported referrals to domestic violence programs.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2011

Secondary Traumatic Stress: A Fact Sheet for Child-Serving Professionals

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This fact sheet provides a concise overview of secondary traumatic stress and its potential impact on child-serving professionals. It also outlines options for assessment, prevention, and interventions relevant to secondary stress, and describes the elements necessary for transforming child-serving organizations and agencies into systems that also support worker resiliency.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2011

Building Child Welfare Response to Child Trafficking

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This handbook provides policies, protocols and forms for incorporating child trafficking identification and response mechanisms into state and private child welfare systems using Illinois as a case study.
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  • General Material
December 2010

Addressing Domestic Violence, Child Safety and Well-being: Collaborative Strategies for California Families

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This report is designed to identify the progress that has been achieved in California over the past decade and make policy recommendations for the state that will not only improve responses to the families affected by domestic violence but begin to put in place strategies for prevention.