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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
June 2016

Guiding Principles for Working with Older Victims of Abuse

Author(s): Juanita Davis, Ann Turner
This webinar highlights NCALL’s guiding principles to help victim service providers better serve older adults victims of abuse.
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  • General Material
June 2016

Putting Ourselves Out of Business: A Feminist Approach to Integrating Prevention as a Core Operating Principle for Intimate Partner Violence Service Agencies

Author(s): Jessy Lyons
This paper takes a feminist approach to understanding how prevention can be integrated into direct service as a core operating principle of intimate partner violence agencies.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
May 2016

Intimate Partner Sexual Violence: A Train-the-Trainer Curriculum

Author(s): Jennifer Y. Levy-Peck
This training contains activities, talking points, and other tools for trainers.
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  • General Material
September 2015

Accounting for Risk and Danger Practice Checklists: Coordinating Risk Assessment in Domestic Violence Cases

Author(s): Connie Sponsler-Garcia
These checklists are intended to help jurisdictions ensure that their criminal justice responses identify and address potential risks to victims, based on sound research on risk factors associated with IPV.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
July 2015

Women’s Experiences of Abuse as a Risk Factor for Incarceration: A Research Update

Author(s): Melissa E. Dichter, Sue Osthoff
This Applied Research paper provides an update to Mary Gilfus’ (2002) publication on the pathways from victimization to incarceration among women and girls, based on the relevant research published in the past 12 years. This research provides additional findings about the extent of victimization experienced by women and girls under correctional control, and a deeper understanding of the ways in which experience of victimization can lead to incarceration.
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  • General Material
June 2015

Running a Shelter

"...create environments where survivors can reclaim their autonomy, and feel secure without excessive rules and punitive systems that echo the abuser’s rules."
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  • General Material
January 2015

Grounding Tools to Use with Kids

This interactive tool offers five grounding tools that support the ability for anyone to calm their mind and body down during a scary time. This tool can be used with an advocate, parent, or even alone.
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  • General Material
January 2015

Increasing Language Access in the Courts Toolkit

This toolkit examines advocates’ observations about the court experiences of survivors with limited English proficiency, and offers guidance and resources to build systems change efforts for language accessibility.
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  • General Material
January 2014

Women With HIV Speak Out Against Violence: A collection of essays and reflections of women living with and affected by HIV

Compiled from personal narratives, and written by the women impacted, this collection is designed to share an intimate understanding of life for women living with HIV/AIDS and the intersection of domestic violence.
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  • General Material
January 2014

Summary of U.S. State Laws Related to Advocate Confidentiality

This chart summarizes laws around when communication is protected (i.e., is privileged or confidential) between domestic or sexual violence victims and advocates, and defines various advocate roles and types of communication.
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  • General Material
January 2014

Circle of Hope: A Guide for Conducting Effective Psychoeducational Support Groups

This manual offers a guide to planning and conducting educational support groups for survivors of sexual violence.
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  • General Material
December 2013

"It Takes a Village, People" Advocacy, Friends and Family & LGBT Survivors of Abuse

Author(s): Connie Burk, Selma Al-Aswad Dillsi, Meg Crager
Friends and family report that they want to help, but they don’t know what to do. This toolkit reinforces a simple task: to use your core advocacy skills to help survivors build their support networks.