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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
March 2006

When Deaf and Hearing Meet: Until We Can Communicate with Ease - A work-book for Hearing People Connected to Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Disability, and Related Programs

Author(s): Mark Sweet
This workbook offers introductory information about language, culture, and respectful interactions between hearing and Deaf, helping the user feel comfortable, confident, creative, and competent to provide respectful assistance to Deaf individuals.
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  • General Material
January 2006

Traumatic Brain Injury and Domestic Violence: HELPS Screening Tool for Traumatic Brain Injury

This document discusses the intersection between DV and TBI, lists symptoms and recommendations for working with survivors with TBI, and offers a screening tool to aid in determining if survivors should be seen by a doctor for further evaluation.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 2005

Confronting the Sexual Abuse of Women with Disabilities

Author(s): R. Amy Elman, Tiffany Lodholz
The document covers the origins of our knowledge concerning the sexual abuse of women with disabilities, discusses data on women with disabilities and the men who abuse them, and explores the advocacy efforts of women with disabilities and their allies.
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  • General Material
  • General Material
August 2004

Preparing for Disaster for People with Disabilities and Other Special Needs

This booklet offers information to individuals with disabilities and other special needs on how to prepare a disaster emergency plan.
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  • General Material
June 2004

Domestic Violence and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Severity for Participants of a Domestic Violence Rehabilitation Program

Author(s): April A Gerlock
This article describes participants of a domestic violence program, the program design, and the completers and non-completers of the program. The article examines the correlation between PTSD, DV and history of violence in the family of origin.
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  • General Material
April 2004

Increasing Agency Accessibility for People with Disabilities: Domestic Violence Agency Self-Assessment Guide

Author(s): Cathy Hoog
Intended for use in domestic violence victim services, this guide was produced to provide domestic violence programs and agencies with a practical tool to review the accessibility of the agency and services offered for victims with disabilities.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2003

Enough and yet Not Enough: An Educational Resource Manual on Domestic Violence Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities in Washington State

Author(s): Cathy Hoog
This educational resource manual on domestic violence advocacy for persons with disabilities was developed to enhance the skills of community based domestic violence advocates.
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  • General Material
November 2002

Individual-Systemic Violence: Disabled Women's Standpoint

Author(s): Maria Barile
This article explores reasons for the systemic omission of women with disabilities from mainstream research and from services addressing non-disabled women's experiences.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2002

Kid&TeenSAFE: An Abuse Prevention Program for Youth with Disabilities

Author(s): Wendie H. Abramson, Iracema 'Cema' Mastroleo
This publication details a project of SafePlace's Disability Services ASAP (A Safety Awareness Program) in Texas and provides its model program materials for use with youth with disabilities.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2001

Seeking Safety: A Treatment Manual for PTSD and Substance Abuse

Author(s): Lisa Najavits
Seeking Safety is an empirically studied, integrative treatment approach developed to help people attain safety from trauma/PTSD and substance abuse. This website provides implementation tools, sample topics, research summaries, articles, and assessment tools related to the program.
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  • General Material
January 2000

Increasing Awareness about Possible Neurological Alterations in Brain Status Secondary to Intimate Violence

Author(s): Mary Car
This paper explains the possible types and etiologies for traumatic injuries, neurochemical changes and structural alterations that may occur in the brain as a result of intimate violence, most of which are not being diagnosed.
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  • General Material
January 2000

Safety Planning: A Guide for Individuals with Physical Disabilities

This safety plan is designed to help adults with physical disabilities who have been or may be abused by an intimate partner, spouse, adult child, or other family member, personal assistant or caregiver.