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An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.

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Background Reading: DV, Trauma & Mental Health

This list compiled by the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health provides recommended background readings for anyone interested in learning more about domestic violence, trauma, and mental health.
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Power and Control Tactics used against Immigrant Women

This document describes some of the tactics used to abuse immigrant women. These include emotional abuse, economic abuse, sexual abuse, using coercion and threat, intimidation, isolation, and blaming women for inciting violence.
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Working With Teen Survivors Of Dating Violence: What Every Advocate Should Know Before Working With Teen Survivors Of Dating Violence

This short document defines dating violence and discusses some basic do’s and don’ts for working with teen survivors of dating violence.
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The National Prevention Toolkit on Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

This Toolkit is part of a broad-based effort to prevent violence in the homes of criminal justice families and to support healthy families, agencies, and communities. The training is designed as a prevention tool for criminal justice officers.
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12 Teaching Scenarios: Responding to Rape, Domestic Violence, and Child Abuse

Author(s): Marie De Santis
Teaching scenarios used in this self-paced online course are designed for use in groups and classes of all kinds.
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Fact Sheets & Practical Tools for Advocates

These fact sheets provide information and practical tips to domestic violence advocates on working with survivors who are experiencing trauma symptoms and/or mental health conditions.
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Gender-Informed Disaster Planning & Response

This page provides information and resources that demonstrate the gendered nature of disasters and provides recommendations for gender-informed disaster planning and response.
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Webinars & Seminars from the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health

This page provides access to recorded webinars hosted by the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health on various topics related to trauma, mental health, and domestic violence.
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Emergency Preparedness and You

This webpage provides step by step guidance on how to take preparedness actions in the case of public health emergencies including pandemic influenza.
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Guiding Principles on Working with Older Survivors of Abuse

This tip sheet gives basic recommendations for working with older survivors of abuse.
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Transgender Basics

This short film provides interviews with individuals self-identified as Transgender or Genderqueer. It also presents an overview of the spectrum of gender identity and sexual orientation.
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Assessing Social Risks of Battered Women

Author(s): Radhia A. Jaaber, Shamita Das Dasgupta
Whether visible to outside observers or not, social risks are real and significant to the individual battered woman.