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U Visa Law Enforcement Certification Resource Guide

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) provides this guidance to federal, state, local, tribal and territorial law enforcement officers. This public guidance primarily concerns law enforcement certifications for U nonimmigrant status, also known as U visas. The U visa is an immigration benefit that can be sought by victims of certain crimes who are currently assisting or have previously assisted law enforcement in the investigation or prosecution of a crime, or who are likely to be helpful in the investigation or prosecution of criminal activity.
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Deaf Community Accountability Wheel

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This wheel begins to demonstrate the ideal response, within the Deaf community, to the issue of domestic violence. Community opinion and a desire to make a difference can lead all members of the community to expect full accountability from the abuser by applying appropriate consequences.
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Raise Respectful Boys...Not Macho Men

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This article provides tips for parents and caretakers on how to resist traditional gender norms and raise healthier, happier sons and daughters. Specifically, the focus is on strategies for raising respectful boys.
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Family Violence Nursing Curriculum

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While nurses must be able to respond skillfully to victims of all types of violence, responding to victims of family violence requires sensitivity rooted in understanding how it differs from other types of violence. The content of this curriculum, which grew out of the 1999 American Association of Colleges of Nursing competencies, was developed in response to those findings to provide Minnesota nursing faculty essential curricular information to develop student competence in preventing, assessing, and responding to family violence across the lifespan.
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Deaf Victims/Survivors: A Guide to Effective Service Delivery

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This resource is intended to help the staff of domestic violence programs better understand the needs of Deaf/HOH victim/survivors and provide services in ways that appropriately meet those needs.
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12 Teaching Scenarios: Responding to Rape, Domestic Violence, and Child Abuse

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Teaching scenarios used in this self-paced online course are designed for use in groups and classes of all kinds.
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Responding to Disclosures of Abuse

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This document provides guidance to advocates planning and hosting awareness or educational events on how to respond to disclosures of abuse by teens.
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Raising Awareness of Abuse of Older Adults: An Issue for Faith Communities

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This paper describes a pilot government-funded project to raise awareness of elder abuse in faith communities.
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Disaster Preparedness Plan

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This outline by the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence (FCADV) provides guidance to local centers on disaster planning to ensure that domestic violence services continue statewide, uninterrupted, despite the occurrence of a disaster.
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Media Guide: Choking versus Strangulation

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This guide aims to help reporters, copywriters, headline writers, and editors understand the distinction between choking – an accidental internal obstruction of the airway, and strangulation – a tactic of control and abuse.
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What Men Can Do & What Young Men Can Do

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These information sheets discuss some practical ways that men and young men (middle school aged) can be involved in stopping violence and changing social norms.
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EU guidelines on violence against women and girls

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The EU’s operational guidelines on VAW reiterates the three interconnected aims: prevention of violence, protection of and support for victims, and prosecution of the perpetrators of such violence and presents intervention tools to address general, specific, and individual cases of VAW.