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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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Texting and Sexting

This handout offers information about sexting and texting, including tips for youth who are feeling threatened or suffocated by their partners' constant calls or texts.
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Talk to your kids...before everyone else does

This booklet offers practical concrete tips and techniques for talking easily and openly with young children ages 8 to 12 about some tough issues: sex and relationships, HIV/AIDS, violence, drugs and alcohol.
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Frequently Asked Questions on Abuse in Later Life

This page answers frequently asked questions about abuse in later life. It describes the types of abuse, causes of abuse, and actions to take if a person experiences abuse or if person suspects abuse on other people.
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Natural Disasters: Power and Control Wheel

Adapted from the Power and Control Wheel by the Domestic Abuse Intervention Project (Duluth, MN), this graphic depicts common tactics used by abusers to exert power and control over their partners in the aftermath of a disaster.
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Keeping Safe: A Workbook for Developing Safety Plans

This workbook is designed to help women focus on behaviors and activities relative to their fundamental safety, helping to highlight the complex network of needs and problems each woman may encounter, her survival skills and strengths, and how she can or has already used them to prioritize the difficult areas of her life.
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Trauma-Informed Organizational Toolkit for Homeless Services

Author(s): Guarino, Clervil, Bassuk
The prevalence of traumatic stress in the lives of families experiencing homelessness is extraordinarily high. This comprehensive toolkit was developed for use by homeless shelters and housing providers, although the material can be highly useful for domestic violence advocates.
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Underserved Teen Victims Initiative: A Case Study Guide

This guide highlights the campaign activities of each site chosen to participate in the Underserved Teen Victims Initiative program, offering a unique look into each site’s work and celebrates its passion for teen victim outreach.
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Safety Planning for Older Victims

This page provides safety planning tools for both professionals and survivors of abuse in later life.
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TANF, Healthy Marriage, and Responsible Fatherhood Provisions

This document includes an excerpt of the Subtitle A ñ TANF provisions included in the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 signed into law on 2/8/06. More detailed analysis and resources will be posted soon.
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Dater's Bill of Rights

This one-page document lists individual rights within a dating relationship.
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A Domestic Violence Campus Organizing Guide for Health Professional Students and Faculty

This brief notes that health care providers receive inadequate training on domestic violence prevention, identification, and response, and presents guidelines for students to organize fellow students and faculty to initiate policy change.