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Special Collection

Special Collection
November 2011

Meeting Survivors' Needs Research Project

Author(s): Anne Menard, Eleanor Lyon, Jill Bradshaw, Shannon Lane
This collection complies information and resources from both Meeting Survivors' Needs studies, documenting our movement work to provide both residential and non-residential services to survivors of domestic violence and their loved ones.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
May 2017

Pennsylvania Crime Code: Strangulation

Research into domestic violence fatalities shows that an abuser’s attempt to strangle the victim can be a dramatic predictor of future lethality in intimate partner violence cases. Section 2718 amends Title 18 of the Pennsylvania crimes code and allows defendants to be charged with the crime of strangulation - as well as felony charges in domestic violence cases.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
January 2017

Victim-Defined Safety Planning: A Summary

Author(s): Jill Davies
Victim perspectives and priorities determine the strategies, objectives, and direction of victim-defined safety plans. The essential role of advocacy is to offer information, analysis, and resources – to work in partnership with victims to strengthen their plans. This resources discusses safety as a broad concept and provides information for advocates on how to engage in comprehensive safety planning to better meet victims’ needs.
Materials
  • 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.
Materials
  • 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.
Materials
  • General Material
February 2016

Sexual Assault Against Females

This resource page discusses information specific to adult women who have experienced sexual assault. It provides information on prevalence, common responses, and survivors can seek help.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2016

Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO) Program Overview

This brochure provides an overview of the programming conducted by the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO), including sexual assault awareness training, Active Bystander Training, victim support services, and program oversight.
Materials
  • 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.
Materials
  • 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."
Materials
  • General Material
April 2015

Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence

The fact sheet further addresses the importance of employing a victim-centered approach to working with survivors, and includes specific recommendations for direct service providers.