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The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.

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Enhancing Services to Children and Youth in Virginia Exposed to Violence: Demonstration Site - Samaritan House Middle School Program

These materials highlight the work of one site in Virginia’s “Enhancing Services to Children and Youth” demonstration project.
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Domestic Violence and Privacy

This page reviews key electronic privacy issues impacting victims of domestic violence, including HMIS, identity theft, personal surveillance, REAL ID, VAWA, telephone records, personal data, government records, and provider confidentiality.
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A Self-Help Guide for LGBT Older Adults and Their Caregivers and Loved Ones: Preventing, Recognizing, and Addressing Elder Abuse

This self-help guide for LGBT older adults, their caregivers, and their loved ones provides information on preventing, recognizing, and addressing elder abuse. The guide covers topics including types of elder abuse, LGBT specific tactics, ways to protect yourself from elder abuse, information on protecting friends from elder abuse, and getting help when you suspect abuse.
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Intimate Partner Violence and Healthy People 2010 Fact Sheet

The Healthy People 2010 Leading Health Indicators (LHIs) covered in this fact sheet include: Overweight and Obesity, Tobacco Use, Substance Abuse, Responsible Sexual Behavior, Mental Health, Injury and Violence, Immunization, and Access to Health Care. The LHIs includes a total of ten health indicators and were listed by the US Department of Health and Human Services to measure the health and well-being of the nation for this decade.
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Dater's Bill of Rights

This one-page document lists individual rights within a dating relationship.
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U Visa for Domestic Violence Crimes

This brief provides general information about the process of applying for U visa.
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On the Road to Social Transformation: Utilizing Cultural and Community Strengths to End Domestic Violence

Author(s): Elsa A. Rios
This document is meant to inspire program innovation and a deeper commitment by service providers, policy makers and funders to building culturally proficient organizations capable of delivering quality services to diverse communities.
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LGBT Intimate Partner Violence 101

This PowerPoint presentation discusses basic information on intimate partner violence in LGBT relationships. It defines common terms and phrases, provides information on both domestic and sexual violence in LGBT relationships and communities, and breaks down similarities and differences between LGBT and straight individuals who experience IPV.
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Making the Connection: Intimate Partner Violence and Public Health

Author(s): Linda Chamberlain
This document provides an introduction to basic prevention concepts by exploring the public health approach, two classification systems, a planning tool used to develop more comprehensive initiatives, and the importance of understanding terminology. It addresses the topics of women's health, mental health and substance abuse, family planning, STIs and HIV, perinatal programs, breastfeeding, child and adolescent health, and injury and violence prevention.
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Lessons from Literature

This website provides free resources to help teachers incorporate violence prevention lessons into existing curricula. It suggests ways to use books and material already used in the classroom to facilitate discussion and build awareness about physical, verbal and sexual abuse.
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Disaster Preparedness Plan

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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Primary Prevention Toolkit

The purpose of this toolkit is to share resources and knowledge that others have found useful in developing programs for primary prevention of intimate partner violence.