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January 2015

Culture, Language, and Access: Key Considerations for Serving Deaf Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

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This document offers a framework for understanding and addressing the unmet needs of Deaf survivors that is rooted in a cultural and linguistic perspective.
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January 2015

Immigrant Families

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This webpage includes strategies to assist immigrant workers with claiming their tax credits.
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January 2015

Líderes Comunitarias: Evaluation of Community Workshops on Domestic Violence

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This dissertation describes a study conducted in the Atlanta, Georgia area of a peer workshop on domestic violence for Latina community members led by local Latina survivors of domestic violence.
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January 2015

Transgender FAQ

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This page contains an introductory explanation of the term "Transgender," as well as other relevant terms such as gender identity, and the difference between gender and sexuality.
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January 2015

Facts about Teen Dating Violence

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This fact sheet includes statistics and other useful information to assist the reader in understanding this issue as it relates to Latin@ youth.
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  • Training Tools
December 2014

Technology and Abuse in Later Life

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This toolkit for older adults is designed with two goals in mind: to provide information about common technologies, including assistive technology, and to identify ways older adults can safeguard themselves from those who misuse technology to control, harass, stalk, and/or threaten them.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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November 2014

Domestic Violence and the Holidays: Promoting Wellness and Managing Stress

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This Technical Assistance Guidance is intended to help domestic violence programs create the organizational support needed to better respond to the wellness needs of shelter staff during the holiday season.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 2014

Sheltering Transgender Women: Providing Welcoming Services

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This Technical Assistance Guidance highlights effective strategies for integrating trans women into shelter, building on the knowledge that most shelter staff and allied professionals have already developed practice, familiarity, and skill in providing shelter services to women.
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April 2014

Transgender Visibility: A Guide to Being You

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This guide was designed to help you and your loved ones through coming out and self identity process. Included are myths and facts about being a trans woman or trans man.
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January 2014

Justice for All: How Attorneys Can Successfully Win Custody Cases for Immigrant Survivors When There Is a Clash of Laws, Cultures, Custody and Parental Rights

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This resource provides an overview of family law options for immigrants and immigrant victims, with a particular focus on how to address and respond effectively when immigration status, language access and other issues intersect in family court cases involving immigrants.
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January 2014

Transgender Terminology

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This is a brief list of terms pertaining to gender identity and expression. Terminology within transgender communities varies and has changed over time so it is important recognize the need to be sensitive to usage within particular communities.
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  • Training Tools
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January 2014

Ensuring Meaningful Access for Survivors with Limited English Proficiency (LEP)

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According to the U.S. Census, over 25 million people over the age of five living in the United States speak a language other than English, and do not speak English very well. In order to carry out enhanced safety planning, ensure meaningful access to services, and provide critical information to assist survivors in making informed choices, it is imperative to ensure meaningful access to services for ALL survivors.