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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.
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Women of Color VOICES: Volume 1, Issue 1

Highlights include: 'On the Road:' Learning From the Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence Featuring Women of Color-led Initiatives: A Site Visit with Spirits of Hope Coalition Poems: My Innocence & Counting Survivor Advocacy in the Digital Age Domestic Violence and Animal Abuse: Addressing Survivors' Concerns for Their Pets
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Resilience Bibliography

This page provides a bibliography of resilience research articles of particular relevance for children exposed to DV. Links to full text are available for some of the articles.
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A Guide for Friends, Family and Care Providers of Sexual Violence Survivors Who Have Disabilities

This 26-page guide contains a general overview of sexual violence information, with special information pertaining to victims with disabilities.
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Emergency Preparation and People with Disabilities

This page provides information on emergency preparedness as it relates to individuals with disabilities. Key areas discussed in the document are 1) preparation, 2) notification and evacuation, 3) sheltering and interim services, and 4) recovery.
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Video Training: Balancing Safety and Access

Author(s): Peter Jaffe
This video addresses the evolution of supervised visitation and exchange services, and the role of courts in balancing the value of parent-child relationships and the need for safety for children and parents who have experienced domestic violence.
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Gender and Disaster Sourcebook

The Gender and Disaster Sourcebook is a one-stop, user-friendly electronic guide to information on gender and disaster.
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Working with a Deaf Survivor: A Resource Guide

This manual provides guidance for domestic violence advocates in working with survivors who are Deaf or hard of hearing. It offers tips for effective communication and collaboration with disability rights advocates and organizations. For additional resources, see the Vermont NetworkÍs page on Hearing Accommodations.
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Shelter Support Project

The Shelter Support Project is a supportive resource for people making day-to-day decisions about the management and operation of domestic violence shelter programs. Shelter management resources including articles and model protocols are provided.
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Managing Conflict Creatively

Author(s): Susan H. Rinehart
This brief fact sheet describes the characteristics of conflict and provides a list of ideas for resolving a conflict situation.
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Creating Sustainable Safety for Battered Women

Author(s): Shamita Das Dasgupta
Whether we are assessing risks, advocating for an individual, making policies, or evaluating programs, thinking critically and broadly about women’s safety undoubtedly enhances the effectiveness of our work on behalf of battered women.
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PTSD Coach

This Applied Research paper examines both single- and mixed-gender rape prevention and risk reduction programs, and provides suggestions for practitioners to design, implement, and evaluate programs.