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January 2005

Culture Handbook

Author(s): Sujata Warrier
This handbook highlights the importance of culture and provides guidance to develop cultural competency at the individual and organizational levels.
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February 2004

Developing Linguistically and Culturally Responsive Materials for Latina Survivors of Domestic Violence

Author(s): Adelita M. Medina, Jessica F. Vasquez
This paper summarizes efforts undertaken by the National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence to develop responses to the particular challenges and barriers faced by Spanish-speaking Latina survivors and by organizations serving them. Included here are guidelines for developing Spanish-language material.
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February 2004

Developing Linguistically and Culturally Responsive Materials for Latina Survivors

Author(s): Adelita M. Medina, Jessica F. Vasquez
Provides a summary of efforts made by the Alianza to understand and respond to the barriers and challenges and concludes with recommendations for service providers to develop culturally and linguistically appropriate materials.
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January 2004

Audism: Exploring the Metaphysics of Oppression

Author(s): H-Dirksen L. Bauman
This paper explores three dimensions of audism (individual, institutional, and metaphysical) in further detail.
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January 2003

Considerations for Mediating with People Who Are Culturally Deaf

Author(s): Annette Leonard, Deb Duren, John Reiman
This page, while written for mediators, gives an excellent overview of communication and cultural barriers for Deaf people.
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November 2002

Model Protocol on Services for Limited English Proficient Immigrant and Refugee Victims of Domestic Violence

Author(s): Lupita Patterson
This resource outlines protocol for working with LEP survivors of domestic violence. It also contains answers to frequently asked questions, and has articles that cover working well with interpreters, basic dos and don'ts of advocacy with LEP clients, and a know your rights sheet for immigrants and refugees.
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January 2002

Grupos de Apoyo para Latinas Maltratadas/ Support Groups for Battered Latinas

Author(s): Christy Koch, Mar’a Marta Pav
This manual was created support the work of establishing a support group for battered Spanish-speaking women. It is intended for use by any group or organization that wants to start a Spanish-language support group in their area.
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January 2001

Improving Accessibility of Your Program's Services to Battered Immigrant Women

This pamphlet provides tips for community programs to expand services to immigrant women who are in abusive relationships.
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November 2000

Cultural Issues Affecting Domestic Violence Service Utilization in Ethnic and Hard to Reach Populations

Author(s): Kirsten Senturia, Marianne Sullivan, Sandy Ciske, Sharyne Shiu-Thornton
This comprehensive report describes different cultural issues that may affect how different populations can and do use domestic violence services.
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April 2000

Are You or is Anyone You Know a Battered Woman? / Para Mujeres ¿Es Tu Vida Complicada?

This two-sided five-panel brochure presents information in Spanish (en Español) on one side and in English on the other, and was developed for use in local domestic violence programs and other organizations that provide services to victims of abuse.
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January 1999

The Multilingual Access Model: A Model for Outreach and Services in Non-English Speaking Communities

Author(s): Beckie Masaki, Mimi Kim, Christy Chung
This project recruited and trained bicultural-bilingual advocates from area ethnic communities to provide assistance to victims and initiate outreach and awareness activities in their communities. Assistance to 6 provide
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October 1998

Overcoming Cultural Barriers in Working with Immigrant Battered Women

This document suggests service providers to become familiar with the laws that affect immigrant women, to develop multi-lingual and multi-cultural staff and develop contacts with people from diverse cultures in their communities.