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  • General Material
January 2007

Developing and Managing Volunteer Programs

Author(s): Carter McNamara
Article includes information and links on various aspects of the development and management of volunteer programs including: staffing analysis, job/task descriptions, recruitment, screening, orientation and training, and supervision.
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  • General Material
January 2007

Poised for Prevention: Advancing Promising Approaches to Primary Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence

Author(s): Lisa Fujie Parks, Larry Cohen, Nicole Kravitz-Wirtz
This document serves to build momentum for a national primary prevention strategy to prevent intimate partner violence.
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  • General Material
January 2007

The PILOTS Database

The Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress (PILOTS) Database is an electronic index to the worldwide literature on PTSD and other mental health consequences of exposure to traumatic events.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
February 2006

Casa de Esperanza: Mobilizing Latinas and Latino Communities to End Domestic Violence

Author(s): Andrea C. Farney
This issue of the BCS newsletter features the strengths-based, community engagement approach of Casa de Esperanza, of St. Paul, MN. The main article describes their work of mobilizing Latinas and Latino communities to end domestic violence.
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  • General Material
January 2006

Aspiring Social Justice Ally Identity Development: A Conceptual Model

Author(s): Keith E. Edwards
The author discusses some challenges and barriers to developing identities and approaches to being an ally in social justice work. Acknowledging that aspiring allies can potentially be harmful in their approach or reinforce problematic perceptions, he explores effective ways to develop good intentions into good practice.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2006

Mission-focused management and empowerment practice: A handbook for Executive Directors of DV Programs

Author(s): Cris M. Sullivan
This handbook presents a brief grounding of the Battered Women's Movement and offers specific ideas and strategies for engaging in mission-focused and empowerment management.
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  • General Material
October 2005

Regional Capacity Building Workshop on Men, Caring and Fatherhood

This workshop report describes the deliberations and outcomes of a meeting of development professionals from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sweden, who discussed how to equip men and boys to become more caring, attentive and gender sensitive fathers and husbands, in turn helping themselves, their families and the society at large.
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  • General Material
August 2005

Violence Shelter Considers Hiring Male Director

Author(s): Courtney E. Martin
One of the country's oldest shelters opened a gender-neutral search for a new executive director and hired a man to run the organization in the interim. Some feminists call the move a violation of the founding principles to protect women.
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  • General Material
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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  • General Material
January 2005

Writing a Successful Grant Proposal

Author(s): Barbara Davis
This Minnesota Council on Foundations document provides an excellent source of information regarding the basics and the details of grant writing for non-profit development.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 2004

Working with Men to Prevent Violence Against Women: An Overview (Part One)

Author(s): Alan Berkowitz, David Mathews
This document provides an overview of current efforts involving men in the prevention of violence against women. This document discusses men role in prevention, what is effective, and cultural issues and considerations in working with men.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2004

ABC - Teaching Human Rights: Practical activities for primary and secondary schools

his guide aims to serve as a user-friendly tool for human rights education and a multi-coloured umbrella covering a number of basic human rights areas. It offers practical advice to teachers and other educators who want to foster human rights awareness and action among primary and secondary school children, including suggestions for developing learning activities.