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January 2015

Virtues, Narrative & Resilience: Key Findings on the Life Paths Project on the Laws of Life Essay and Pathways to Resilience

Author(s): Sherry Hamby, John Grych , Victoria Banyard , Matthew Hagler , Wojciech Kaczkowski, Lindsey Roberts
This resource guide provides information on the Life Paths Research Project which includes the Reslience Portfolio model, measures to capture strengths.
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January 2015

Rape Myth Acceptance: Implications for Counselor Education Programs

Author(s): Kristin D. Kushmider, Jennifer E. Beebe, Linda L. Black
This article describes a study of five master’s level counseling students to determine their level of acceptance of rape myths, which are destructive beliefs that rape victims are lying about their abuse or bear some responsibility for their victimization.
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January 2015

Mindshift

The mobile app was designed for teens and young adults to help cope with anxiety. It provides tools to track and manage anxiety symptoms.
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January 2015

WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence against women: Initial results on prevalence, health outcomes and women's responses

Author(s): Claudia Garc’a-Moreno, Henrica A.F.M. Jansen, Lori Heise, Charlotte Watts
Report findings document the prevalence of intimate partner violence and its association with women's physical, mental, sexual and reproductive health. Data is included on non-partner violence, sexual abuse during childhood and forced first sexual experience. Information is also provided on women's responses. Available in English, French, and Spanish.
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June 2014

Violence and Trauma in the Lives of Transgender Older Adults

Author(s): michael munson, Loree Cook-Daniels
This webinar shares available data and service implications of working with transgender older adults who are often hesitant or unwilling to access care, live with higher rates of mental and physical health conditions, need the sensitivity of both trauma- and trans-informed providers, and who may need support with key social and interpersonal skills to effectively receive the care and services they need.
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January 2014

Take a Break

This mobile app provides scripts for guided meditation.
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January 2014

Circle of Hope: A Guide for Conducting Effective Psychoeducational Support Groups

This manual offers a guide to planning and conducting educational support groups for survivors of sexual violence.
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January 2014

TedTalk: How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime

Author(s): Nadine Burke Harris
This TedTalk presented by pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains how traumatic experiences affect the brain and increase the risk for other health conditions.
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January 2014

How Somatic Therapy Can Help Patients Suffering from Psychological Trauma

Author(s): Kauser Khan
This document discusses the benefits of somatic psychotherapy and how it works to help people who are experiencing stress, physical pain, and mental stress.
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November 2013

A Hidden Cause of Chronic Illness

Author(s): Alexis Jetter
This piece, originally published in More magazine, received an honorable mention for the 2014 Dart Awards for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma. It explores how previous domestic violence and sexual trauma can continue to impact survivors many years later in the form of chronic health problems.
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May 2013

Disability and Transgender Survivors: Empowering providers who work with multiply-marginalized populations

This webinar provides core information and statistics about who transgender people are, the types and magnitude of violence they encounter, and the key intersections between disability and traumatic experience.
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April 2013

Domestic Violence, Mental Health & Trauma: Research Highlights

Author(s): Carole Warshaw, Holly Barnes
This paper presents findings from several studies demonstrating that women who experience domestic violence are more at risk for mental health problems.