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  • General Material
December 2013

"It Takes a Village, People" Advocacy, Friends and Family & LGBT Survivors of Abuse

Author(s): Connie Burk, Selma Al-Aswad Dillsi, Meg Crager
Friends and family report that they want to help, but they don’t know what to do. This toolkit reinforces a simple task: to use your core advocacy skills to help survivors build their support networks.
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September 2013

Engaging Bystanders to Prevent Sexual Violence Information Packet

This information packet provides a series of documents on bystander intervention, including current research, resources, and examples of bystander programs.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
July 2013

Youth and Child Advocate and Educator Manual of Activities and Exercises for Children and Youth

This manual provides a listing of activities and exercises designed to be used by advocates and educators working with children and youth to prevent violence and foster healthy relationships. Manual includes descriptions of the activities, as well as information about the age level of the target audience, objective of the activity, required training materials, and time needed to complete the activity.
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May 2013

An Exploratory Study of Juvenile Orders of Protection as a Remedy for Dating Violence

Author(s): Andrew Klein, Amy Salomon, Laura Elwyn, Amy Barasch, Jane L. Powers, Mary Maley, James A. Gilmer, Matthew Pirchner, Ian Harris, Jennifer Sarah Tiffany, Deinera Exner-Cortens
This study examines protective orders (POs) taken out by teens as a remedy for dating violence by developing a comprehensive portrait of their use in New York State.
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  • General Material
February 2013

Chatting with Latino Youth

This is a conversation with Latino Peer Youth Educators from Casa de Esperanza and Raul Sanchez, a member of the executive committee and youth advisory board from loveisrespect. These young leaders discuss healthy relationships and what you can do in your communities to prevent and respond to teen dating violence.​
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  • General Material
January 2013

Technology, Teen Dating Violence and Abuse, and Bullying

Author(s): Janine M. Zweig, Meredith Dank, Pamela Lachman, Jennifer Yahner
This study examines the role of youth technology use in teen dating violence and abuse and bullying and expand knowledge about the types of violence and abuse experiences youth have, the extent of victimization and perpetration via technology and new media, and how the experience of such cyber abuse within teen dating relationships or through bullying relates to other life factors.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
January 2013

Runaway and Homeless Youth and Relationship Violence Toolkit

This toolkit was developed by and for advocates in the runaway and homeless youth and dv/sa fields to help programs create partnerships, meaningful services, and effective intervention and prevention strategies for working with youth at risk.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2013

Send Me a Pic, Babe: How Everyone on the Web Gets to See You In Your Bra & Panties

Author(s): Circle: Creating Safer Communities Ending Violence Against Women Together
This PPT presentation offers a simple way to introduce the implications of sexting for teens in dating relationships to a general audience. While it describes legal provisions in Vermont, the content can be adapted for use elsewhere.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Why do Some Men use Violence Against Women and How Can We Prevent It?: Quantitative findings from the United Nations multi-country study on men and violence in Asia and the Pacific

Author(s): Rachel Jewkes, James Lang
This report shares the results of a study conducted in Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Papua New Guinea. It explores the prevalence of mens use of violence against women in the survey sites, and shows what factors make men more or less likely to use violence.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Healthy Relationships/Equality Wheel

This accessible graphic illustrates - with the use of drawings in place of written words - what a healthy relationship looks like.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2013

Start Relating Before They Start Dating: A Workshop For Parents and Caregivers, and their Teens

This is workshop targeting parents and youth in middle school where youth and parents learn about dating abuse and strategies for improving parent/caregiver-youth communication.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Saving Our Sons: A 10-step plan to keep them nonviolent

Author(s): Ted Zeff
This brief paper describes 10 simple steps that parents of sons can take to help combat the culture of violence for future generations.