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September 2013

Trauma-Informed Approaches: Federal Activities and Initiatives: A Working Document, Second Report

In the past decade, it has become increasingly clear that addressing trauma requires a multi-agency, multi-pronged approach. Public education, prevention, early identification, and effective trauma assessment and treatment are all necessary to break the cycle of trauma and violence. Significant progress has been made in creating organizational cultures based on knowledge of trauma and its impact (trauma-informed approaches), strategies to prevent or reduce rates of violence and trauma, and effective treatment interventions (trauma-specific treatments).
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June 2013

Domestic Violence Housing First Project: Expanding Services and Cultivating Relationships

This video shows how one program in Washington State is developing community relationships and expanding services to address the unique needs of survivors who are facing homelessness and housing instability.
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June 2013

The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Homelessness

Author(s): Linda Olsen, Chiquita Rollins, Kris Billhardt
This paper provides a historical context of domestic violence and homelessness and outlines how housing/homeless and domestic violence movements have and continue to intersect.
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June 2013

Reproductive Justice

This issue of “Connections,” a biannual publication of the Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, responds to the question of why reproductive justice is important for domestic violence and sexual assault advocates.
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May 2013

Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services Final Report

This Final Report provides a set of findings and broad recommendations, informed by stakeholder forums and literature reviews, that form a framework for strategic, transformative change. It outlines ways the field can overcome the obstacles it faces and change how it meets victims' needs and addresses those who perpetrate crime.
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February 2013

Riding Tandem on the Pathway to Prevention: Ohio's experience collaboratively preventing intimate partner and sexual violence

Author(s): Jo Simonsen
This paper discusses the advantages and challenges of conjoining the issues of intimate partner violence and sexual violence for the purposes of simultaneously advancing primary prevention.
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January 2013

United States Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Gender-Based Violence Globally: What Does it Mean for Sexual and Reproductive Health?

This fact sheet summarizes the 2012 Unites States Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Gender-Based Violence Globally which aims to strengthen the United States global response to gender-based violence through service integration, coordination across agencies, and diplomacy.
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January 2013

Latina Advocacy Framework

A diagram of the framework of Casa de Esperanza’s Latina Advocacy based on more than 30 years of direct work.
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January 2013

Preventing sexual violence in Latin@ communities: A national needs assessment

This comprehensive report details advocates needs related to sexual violence in Latin@ communities. For example, while 91.4% of advocates who responded to the national survey said their organization has identified demographics of their intended service population, just 19.3% thought that their clients served matched those demographics; also, participants consistently discussed the importance of creating culturally specific materials that truly reflect the culture of Latin@ and/or Spanish-speaking communities.” This report is also available in Spanish. 
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January 2013

Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States 2013-2017

This action plan lays out a 5-year path for further strengthening coordination, collaboration, and capacity across governmental and nongovernmental entities dedicated to providing support to the victims of human trafficking.
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January 2013

Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States

With support from the Department of Justices (DOJ) Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council formed a committee to conduct a study of crimes of sexual exploitation as they affect citizens and lawful permanent residents of the United States under age 18. The committee was asked to recommend strategies for responding to commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking of minors in the United States, new legislative approaches, and a research agenda.
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January 2013

Addressing HIV Among African-Americans

This resource addresses some of the root causes of HIV disparity in the Black community, and some of the interventions Ryan White grantees are using to close the gap.