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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2013

Safety Planning With Transgender Clients

This webinar reviews core components of intimate partner violence and safety planning; provides information on transgender-specific abuse tactics and planning strategies; offers many transgender-specific examples and potential solutions; and provides a tool for working with clients who seek to reduce harm or leave an abusive relationship.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Who's Spying on Your Computer? Spyware, Surveillance, and Safety for Survivors

Do you want to know what spyware is, how it works, how it can end up secretly monitoring your computer? This handout answers those questions, discusses risks, and provides safety tips for survivors of abuse, for organizations that assist victims, and for parents.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Judicial Checklist

This checklist includes a definition and examples of domestic violence, judicial considerations in civil protection order cases, judicial considerations regarding custody and visitation in domestic violence cases, and access to the courts.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Healthy Relationships/Equality Wheel

This accessible graphic illustrates - with the use of drawings in place of written words - what a healthy relationship looks like.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Women who Stay: Perspectives of Latina Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence on Staying with or Leaving Abusive Partners

Many women, regardless of race or ethnicity, choose to continue to live with partners who have been (or continue to be) abusive. Traditional domestic violence intervention approaches have emphasized women leaving abusive relationships, but the applicability and acceptability of this approach for women from culturally diverse backgrounds, including immigrant and Latina survivors of IPV, is not well understood.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
October 2012

With Impunity: Men & Gender Violence

Author(s): Michael Paymar, Laura Goodman
The documentary With Impunity: Men & Gender Violence, examines realities and options for ending violence against women. The beliefs about manhood that allow men to exploit and use violence against women are ingrained in our culture. Impunity engages the thinking of leading historians, sociologists and practitioners to examine our past, cultural realities and options for ending gender-based violence.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 2012

Advocacy Services for Women with Abusive Partners: A Review of the Empirical Evidence

Author(s): Cris M. Sullivan
Advocacy interventions have received scant evaluation, and the belief in their effectiveness has largely been predicated on anecdotal evidence. The purpose of this review was to systematically locate and review the empirical evidence behind providing advocacy services to survivors of intimate partner violence. See more at The DV Evidence Project.
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  • General Material
August 2012

Know and Tell Why Factsheet

This fact sheet explains the importance of service providers knowing why they are required to ask specific questions, and explaining to survivors what information the agency is trying to find out with the questions. This is particularly important when working with trans individuals.
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  • General Material
June 2012

Model Rights and Responsibilities for Shelter Residents

Author(s): Margaret Hobart
This document provides general guidelines to keep in mind when crafting shelter rules, including a model set of rules structured in the form of rights and responsibilities.
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  • General Material
May 2012

Who are Transgender People? Transgender Basics for Victim Service Providers

This factsheet provides a brief overview of basic information about transgender identities, including terms and definitions, for victim service providers.
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  • General Material
May 2012

Safety in Court

This webpage includes tips to help survivors be safer getting to the courthouse, once inside the courthouse, and leaving the courthouse. Example tips include: bring a friend or family member to the courthouse, identify safe places to sit near courthouse security, and have a police or sheriff escort the survivor to transportation after the proceeding.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
March 2012

Understanding the Nature and Dynamics of Domestic Violence

This manual provides an overview of the complex issue of domestic violence, and offers strategies for advocacy and empowerment.