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Vicarious Trauma: Bearing Witness to Another's Trauma

Author(s): Terri S. Nelson
This paper provides a brief discussion about what vicarious trauma is and how important it is that advocates/counselors be aware of it, recognize the warning signs, and take care of ourselves.
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Domestic Violence: A Competency-Based Training Manual for Community Mental Health Staff

Aside from setting screening guidelines, this manual discusses barriers faced by women in rural communities when attempting to protect themselves from domestic violence and presents guidelines for coordinating community response to domestic violence.
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Military Sexual Trauma Web Portal

Importantly, the Disability Compensation fact sheet points out the that fact that veterans in need of MST services from the VA do not need to have a documented MST experiences or disability compensation in order to receive these services. Even veterans who are not eligible for other services may apply, but the language provided does not indicate that services are guaranteed.
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Attachment from the Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development

This document explores the different types of attachment, how they develop, and the impact of this bond on young children’s development.
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Traumatic Brain Injury and Domestic Violence Facts

This fact sheet provides frequently asked questions and answers about TBI and DV as well as screening tips.
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References: Trauma-Informed Domestic Violence Services

This list provides bibliographic references for the 2-part VAWnet Special Collection series, Trauma-Informed Domestic Violence Services.
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Webinars & Seminars from the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health

This page provides access to recorded webinars hosted by the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health on various topics related to trauma, mental health, and domestic violence.
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Self Esteem & Confidence: 52 Journal Prompts for Kids

Author(s): Jill Schoenberg
This website provides information and resources including prompts and writing ideas to help promote self esteem and confidence in youth.
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PTSD Coach

This Applied Research paper examines both single- and mixed-gender rape prevention and risk reduction programs, and provides suggestions for practitioners to design, implement, and evaluate programs.
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Training Module: Health Care Practitioner Module and Resources

Author(s): The Florida State University Center for Prevention and Early Intervention Policy 
This resource includes an interactive, multimedia learning module and discussion guide introducing practitioners to the science of early childhood development, toxic stress, executive function, resilience, and mental health.
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Issues Specific to Women (Fact Sheets)

Women report exposure to many different types of traumatic events, and are especially likely to experience sexual assault in childhood, adulthood, or both. Sexual assault is a type of trauma that often leads to the onset of PTSD for both women and men. Given greater exposure to this type of trauma, women are particularly at risk for PTSD. These fact sheets have information that is specific to women veterans and trauma.
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Self-Care Self-Assessment Checklists and Measures

This page offers various self-assessment checklists and measures to examine different aspects of ones current wellbeing. A link to a PDF file is provided for each of the measures/checklists.