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March 2012

Embracing Prevention as Social Change: How to Build Organizational Capacity for Prevention

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When an agency fully embraces primary prevention, the work becomes part of the organizational culture, existing in all departments, volunteers, board members, and administrators. This guidebook defines organizational capacity for primary prevention as an agency's ability to support and implement domestic and sexual violence prevention efforts.
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January 2012

Youth Services Policy Development Tool

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This tool outlines the key elements in building comprehensive, coherent, and youth survivor-centered organizational policies, including which policies a project team should have, why those policies are important, and how to develop those policies effectively. Within each section of the tool are examples of policy language selected from current Youth Services grantees who have developed and implemented successful programs or sample language.
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January 2012

Creating Accessible, Culturally Relevant, Domestic Violence and Trauma Informed Agencies: A Self Reflection Tool

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This tool uses questions and discussion prompts to guide agencies through a self-reflective process, beginning with imagining how accessible, culturally relevant, and trauma-informed (ACDVTI) work might be carried out in their organization, and then thinking through the first steps and additional resources that will be needed for creating change.
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January 2012

Victims with Brain Injuries in Domestic Violence Support Groups

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This handout offers helpful tips for assisting a domestic violence victim who has a traumatic brain injury within a support group setting.
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January 2012

National Survey of Youth Access to Dating Abuse Services

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This survey report illustrates important national trends in service provision to youth. Trends in availability and accessibility highlight gaps in service as well as strengths and unique needs of communities.
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January 2012

Sexual Violence in Disasters: Interactive Online Series

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This three-part series of interactive online courses discuss the connections among sexual violence and disasters and offer recommendations for creating a pre-disaster plan for sexual violence prevention and response.
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January 2012

Tips for Supporting Children and Youth Exposed to Domestic Violence: What You Might See and What You Can Do

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This tip sheet gives describes common behaviors among infants, young children, school-age children, and adolescents exposed to domestic violence and provides concrete recommendations about ways advocates can help.
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January 2012

Creating Trauma-Informed Services Tipsheet Series

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These tipsheets provide practical advice on creating trauma-informed services at domestic violence programs and working with survivors who are experiencing trauma symptoms and/or mental health conditions.
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December 2011

Making a Connection When Trauma Affects Interaction and Communication

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This Conversation Guide is designed to help you increase your staff's ability to support survivors when trauma affects interaction and communication.
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December 2011

Representing Domestic Violence Survivors Who are Experiencing Trauma and Other Mental Health Challenges: A Handbook for Attorneys

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This handbook was created to provide guidance to attorneys so that they can help survivors achieve their civil legal objectives when trauma or other mental health challenges are a potential factor in a case.
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December 2011

A Practical Guide for Creating Trauma-Informed Disability, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Organizations

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This guidebook focuses on the impact of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other forms of trauma on people with disabilities. It describes four conditions for a trauma-informed organization and provides tips on trauma-informed practices, creating organizational change, and providing universal safeguards.
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December 2011

Increasing Emotional Safety in Domestic Violence Shelters

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This Conversation Guide is designed to help you increase emotional safety and improve responsiveness to trauma in your shelter or program.