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February 2013

A Systematic Review of Trauma-Focused Interventions for Domestic Violence Survivors

Author(s): Carole Warshaw, Cris M. Sullivan, Echo A. Rivera
This literature review provides an analysis of nine trauma-based treatments specifically designed or modified for survivors of domestic violence, along with caveats and recommendations for research and practice going forward.
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January 2013

Responding to intimate partner violence and sexual violence against women: WHO clinical and policy guidelines

These guidelines aim to provide evidence-based guidance to health-care providers on the appropriate responses to intimate partner violence and sexual violence against women, including clinical interventions and emotional support. They also seek to raise awareness among health-care providers and policymakers of gender-based violence in order to improve health-sector response to the problem.
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January 2013

Six Ways to Ground Yourself When You’re Feeling Anxious

Author(s): Cortney Chaite
This document provides steps to help reduce anxiety.
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October 2012

Helping Children Recover from Exposure to Trauma: Resources for Child Care Providers and Parents

This is a document provides information on helping children recover from trauma. It provides links to resources and training modules for early childhood educators.
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September 2012

Tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event

Natural disasters such as tornados, or man-made tragedies such as bombings, can leave children feeling frightened, confused, and insecure. Whether a child has personally experienced trauma or has merely seen the event on television or heard it discussed by adults, it is important for parents and teachers to be informed and ready to help if reactions to stress begin to occur. This guide is for parents, caregivers, and teachers.
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June 2012

VA Military Sexual Trauma Brochure

This brochure provides basic information related to military sexual trauma and eligibility to apply for benefits. Available in English and Spanish.
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May 2012

Promoting Recovery and Resilience for Children and Youth Involved in Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems

This document reports on the SAMSHA initiatives to promote appropriate care for young people involved in the juvenile justice or child welfare systems who have experience trauma. 
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April 2012

Rape, Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment in the Military: The Quick Facts

This 2-page fact sheet includes information about the incidence of MST, its emotional and financial costs, and other valuable information highlighting the devastating effects of this problem.
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March 2012

New Studies Link the Mental Health Effects of Trauma with Poorer HIV Treatment Access and Outcomes for Women

This page highlights research on the link between past and recent abuse with poorer HIV treatment access and outcomes for women.
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February 2012

Locating Mental Health & Substance Abuse Supports for Survivors: A Reference Sheet for Domestic Violence Advocates

This document contains resources that you can use to locate additional supports for survivors who are experiencing mental health or substance abuse conditions.
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January 2012

Making Empathy Books

Empathy books are great tools for helping children process big feelings and situations. In this video you will learn what they are and how to make them.
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January 2012

Working with Victims with Brain Injuries in Domestic Violence Shelters

Author(s): Sue Parry, Judith Avner
Domestic violence victims who have a traumatic brain injury (TBI) may need help coping with the high levels of stress and stimulation that can be part of communal living. Because TBI affects different people differently, shelter residents will have different needs. Screening for TBI during shelter intake will help advocates identify ways to make the shelter more accessible and user-friendly.