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Talk with Your Child

This article offers tips, strategies, and resources for talking with your child about dating, forming friendships, and treating one another with respect.
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Supporting Someone Who is Grieving

This document offers suggestions on how friends and family members might support a someone who is grieving.
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No Free Pass to Harass: Protecting the Rights of Undocumented Immigrant Women Workers in Sexual Harassment Cases

This guide is intended as a tool for effective litigation of sexual harassment claims brought on behalf of immigrant women workers.
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Etiquette Tips for Working with Deaf/Hard of Hearing Individuals

This one-pager offers tips for hearing advocates to engage in effective, respectful communication with Deaf or hard of hearing individuals.
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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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Cultural Competency Curriculum for Disaster Preparedness and Crisis Response

This online curriculum is designed to equip disaster and crisis volunteers and personnel with the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate services to diverse communities during all phases of disaster.
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Protecting Children from Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Violence in Disaster & Emergency Situations: A Guide for Local and Community-based Organizations

Author(s): Stephanie Delaney
This resource includes information on influencing factors that affect children exposed to disasters and emergencies. Minimizing risks through disaster preparedness and response are discussed. It also includes checklists for action.
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Establishing Individual Development Accounts for Domestic Violence Survivors

This brief fact sheet describes IDA programs, eligibility requirements, and how AFI grantees can work with domestic violence programs to offer IDAs to survivors.
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Fact Sheets & Practical Tools for Advocates

These fact sheets provide information and practical tips to domestic violence advocates on working with survivors who are experiencing trauma symptoms and/or mental health conditions.
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Prosecuting Elder Abuse Cases: Basic Tools and Strategies

Author(s): Brenda K. Uekert, Susan Keilitz, Deborah Saunders
This toolkit is an overview of elder abuse intended to give prosecutors information about how to identify issues that commonly arise in these cases, suggest practice approaches, and provide a starting point for building effective cases.
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Gender Neutral Body Map

A gender neutral anatomical diagram for skin surface assessment.