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May 2011

Risk Assessment and Intimate Partner Violence: Bridging Research and Practice

Author(s): Lauren Bennett Cattaneo
This webinar presents three areas of research on risk assessment in intimate partner violence and describes future directions for linking research and practice in a way that pulls prediction into management, gives victim voice, and integrates advocate expertise.
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May 2011

Intimate Partner Violence and Lifetime Trauma

This article reviews available research exploring the link between histories of physical and sexual abuse in childhood and IPV victimization in adulthood.
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May 2011

Prevalence of intimate partner violence and other lifetime trauma among women seen in mental health settings

This document provides a brief review of the available research documenting the prevalence of lifetime abuse among women receiving mental health services.
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March 2011

Women, Disability and Violence: Strategies to Increase Physical and Programmatic Access to Victims Services for Women with Disabilities

Author(s): Lisa McClain
This article strives to balance fairly and effectively the voices and needs of individuals with disabilities with those of service providers who provide either disability or domestic violence/sexual assault services. The intent of this article to is to highlight opportunities for positive change, hopefully in a way that will help empower service providers as well as victims and survivors with disabilities.
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February 2011

Principles of Prevention

This online course teaches key concepts of primary prevention, the public health approach, and the social-ecological model.
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January 2011

DELTA and DELTA PREP: Building Capacity for Primary Prevention of IPV

This 2-pager describes the CDC funded DELTA and DELTA PREP projects that support state/territory domestic violence coalitions as they 1) build organizational readiness; 2) enhance their state and community-level abilities to prevent IPV; and 3) build evidence for effective primary prevention practices, programs, and policies.
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January 2011

Real Tools: Responding to Multi-Abuse Trauma: A Tool Kit to Help Advocates and Community Partners Better Serve People with Multiple Issues

Author(s): Debi S. Edmund, Patricia J. Bland
This toolkit focuses on survivors of multi-abuse trauma - those who are affected by multiple issues that negatively affect safety, health, or well-being. It offers practical tools for advocates and community partners, such as health and mental heath care providers, to address the complex needs of survivors of multi-abuse trauma, no matter where survivors enter the social service system.
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January 2011

An Ally's Guide to Terminology: Talking About LGBT People & Equality

An overview of essential vocabulary for allies wishing to talk about LGBT people and equality, providing explanations about certain terms that have historically been used against gay and transgender people and showing how allies can use respectful language in different contexts.
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January 2011

Golden Voices: Support Groups for Older Abused Women

Author(s): Deb Spangler, Bonnie Brandl
This manual is designed to help professionals start a support group for older survivors of domestic abuse.
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January 2011

Evidence-Based Practices for Children Exposed to Violence: A Selection from Federal Databases

This document gathers federal research about programs that serve children exposed to violence and includes a summary of the practices associated with successful results.
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January 2011

Intersection of Domestic Violence and Disaster Curricula

These curricula are geared toward professional staff working in the fields of domestic violence and/or disaster response to ensure trauma-informed best practice for disaster management in the context of domestic violence.
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January 2011

Secondary Traumatic Stress: A Fact Sheet for Child-Serving Professionals

This fact sheet provides a concise overview of secondary traumatic stress and its potential impact on child-serving professionals. It also outlines options for assessment, prevention, and interventions relevant to secondary stress, and describes the elements necessary for transforming child-serving organizations and agencies into systems that also support worker resiliency.