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Domestic Violence Content Topic Results

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.

Special Collection

Special Collection
May 2009

Poverty and Domestic Violence

This collection emphasizes key documents on children and poverty, how poverty is measured, the intersection of domestic violence and poverty, and media messaging.
Special Collection
January 2006

Welfare and Domestic Violence

This collection includes materials related to welfare, now known as the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), with a particular focus on the Family Violence Option and related provisions and their implementation at the federal and state level.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
May 2017

Preventing Intimate Partner Violence Across the Lifespan: A Technical Package of Programs, Policies, and Practices

The technical package is intended as a resource to guide prevention decision-making to help communities and states stop intimate partner violence before it starts, support survivors, and lessen the short and long-term harms of intimate partner violence.
Materials
  • General Material
May 2017

Impact of Increased Immigration Enforcement on Victims Experiencing Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault survey

Seven national organizations released the results of the 2017 Advocate and Legal Service Survey Regarding Immigrant Survivors.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
May 2017

The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS) 2010-2012 State Report: Implications for Prevention

Author(s): Sharon Smith, Kathleen Basile, Melissa Merrick, Leah Gilbert
In this web conference, CDC described the findings of the report and explored implications for prevention of domestic violence and sexual violence.
Materials
  • General Material
May 2017

Protect Affordable Health Care Access: Action Kit for Survivors, Advocates, and Allies

This toolkit is designed to help domestic and sexual violence (DSV) advocates understand the evolving health care landscape and make strategic choices as they decide whether and how to partner with health care providers in order to reach more survivors of DSV in need.
Materials
  • General Material
May 2017

Neither Security nor Justice: Sexual and Gender-Based Violence and Gang Violence in El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala

This report examines the relationship between gang violence and sexual and gender-based violence in El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala, and provides recommendations for prevention and response efforts.
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  • General Material
May 2017

Domestic Violence Counts: 11th Annual Census Report

For the eleventh consecutive year, on September 14, 2016, NNEDV conducted a one-day unduplicated count of adults and children seeking domestic violence services in the United States. This annual census documents the number of individuals who sought services in a single 24-hour period, as well as the types of services requested, the number of service requests that went unmet due to a lack of resources, and the issues and barriers that domestic violence programs face as they strive to provide services to victims of domestic violence.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
May 2017

Pennsylvania Crime Code: Strangulation

Research into domestic violence fatalities shows that an abuser’s attempt to strangle the victim can be a dramatic predictor of future lethality in intimate partner violence cases. Section 2718 amends Title 18 of the Pennsylvania crimes code and allows defendants to be charged with the crime of strangulation - as well as felony charges in domestic violence cases.
Materials
  • General Material
April 2017

National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey: 2010-2012 State Report

This report uses the NISVS data from 2010-2012 to produce national and state victimization estimates for intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and stalking.
Materials
  • General Material
April 2017

Vicarious Trauma Toolkit

The VTT includes tools and resources tailored specifically to these fields that provide the knowledge and skills necessary for organizations to address the vicarious trauma needs of their staff.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
March 2017

Strengthening Hope and Resilience in Children, Youth, and Mothers in Domestic Violence Programs: Lessons from Friendship Home webinar

Author(s): Julie Havener
This webinar highlighted the ways in which strengths-centered advocacy can help to mitigate or repair some of the potential negative impacts of domestic violence on children and youth, while also strengthening protective factors that can lead to resilience across the lifespan.