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June 2007

Model Protocol on Confidentiality When Working with Battered Women

Author(s): Lupita Patterson, Christine Olah
This model protocol on confidentiality covers definitions, federal and state obligations, recommended policy and procedure, training, protecting confidentiality of immigrant and refugee women, and dealing with the media. It also contains sample forms for releases.
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January 2007

Youth Social Marketing Toolkit

This toolkit provides an overview of how agencies with limited financial resources can develop a social marketing campaign that reaches youth and young adults.
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November 2006

Where to Find Free Images and Visuals: Sites and search engines for finding high-quality free pictures

Author(s): Robin Good
This article lists free online image banks for use when searching for quality images and photos to complement an important article, essay, presentation, or report.
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October 2006

Tough Guise: Violence, Media & the Crisis in Masculinity

Author(s): Jackson Katz
This 7 minute clip from the full-length educational film, "Tough Guise," introduces the impact of media culture on social constructions of masculinity.
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January 2004

Effective Outreach Through the Media

This is a guide for those working in agencies that serve victims of sexual assault on how to effectively utilize the media.
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January 2003

Distracted by Drama: How California Newspapers Portray Intimate Partner Violence

Author(s): John McManus, Lori Dorfman
The publication describes the results of a study analyzing how violence is reported in two nationally prominent CA newspapers during the course of a year. Findings of the study are described in detail to reveal how contemporary reporting portrays IPV.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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March 2002

General Domestic Violence Statistics Packet: Using Statistics and Evaluating Research

Offers key issues on selecting statistics and questions to ask when reviewing a dataset or research study. Includes an annotated list of various statistics, a chart comparing four national datasets, a bibliography and extensive web site resource list.
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March 2001

Survivors of intimate violence seek help online: Implications of responding to increasing requests

Author(s): Ann Kranz
This paper focuses on the nature of help-seeking emails and recommends that a strategic plan be developed to address safety, confidentiality and liability concerns of online advocacy. It explores some of the implications around responding to requests from survivors online.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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January 1999

Media Outreach Made Easy: An Advocate's Guide to Working With the Press

Author(s): Vicki Cuscino, Pam Shea
This document provides basic information on the many ways to use the media to disseminate messages about domestic violence to the American public. A set of sample media materials is included.
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Media Guide: Choking versus Strangulation

This guide aims to help reporters, copywriters, headline writers, and editors understand the distinction between choking – an accidental internal obstruction of the airway, and strangulation – a tactic of control and abuse.
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Facts About Intimate Partner Strangulation

This brief fact sheet includes basic information prepared by the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women, a state that pioneered the prosecution of felony strangulation cases.
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Sexual Assault Advocacy Guide: An Advocate's Guide to Sexual Assault Policy

This guide is designed to support sexual assault legislative advocacy efforts. It provides an overview of the legislative process and outlines effective strategies for meeting with legislators and reaching out to media.