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February 2012

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

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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

Traumatic Brain Injury and Safety Planning: Ideas for Domestic Violence Advocates

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When a victim of domestic violence (DV) has a traumatic brain injury (TBI), it is important to consider the effects of the TBI in safety planning. Screening for TBI may identify the need for an evaluation. This handout provides background information on brain injury, assistance with identifying existing injuries, and details to provide appropriate help for victims of domestic violence who have sustained brain injuries.
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January 2012

Creating Accessible, Culturally Relevant, Domestic Violence and Trauma Informed Agencies: A Self Reflection Tool

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This tool uses questions and discussion prompts to guide agencies through a self-reflective process, beginning with imagining how accessible, culturally relevant, and trauma-informed (ACDVTI) work might be carried out in their organization, and then thinking through the first steps and additional resources that will be needed for creating change.
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January 2012

Toward Healthy and Whole: Rethinking Gender and Transformation for Bois of Color

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This document describes the Brown Boi Project approach to gender transformation. Gender transformative learning builds an environment where mental health resources are de-stigmatized, new models for masculinity emerge, and boys of color are able to develop an empowering sense of self.
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January 2012

Making Empathy Books

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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

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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.
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December 2011

Subpoena Response Toolkit: A Guide for Mental Health Services Providers on How to Respond to Subpoenas and Other Demands for Client Information or Records

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This toolkit provides guidance to mental health practitioners and agencies on how to respond to subpoenas and other demands to produce client mental health records in ways that will maximize client safety and autonomy.
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December 2011

Understanding Traumatic Triggers

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This short fact sheet explains what triggers are and how to handle situations that might be triggering a person.
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December 2011

Making a Connection When Trauma Affects Interaction and Communication

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This Conversation Guide is designed to help you increase your staff's ability to support survivors when trauma affects interaction and communication.
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December 2011

Self Injury: Information Sheet for Domestic Violence Advocates

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This fact sheet gives recommendations for domestic violence advocates engaging with those who self injure.
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December 2011

Increasing Emotional Safety in Domestic Violence Shelters

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This Conversation Guide is designed to help you increase emotional safety and improve responsiveness to trauma in your shelter or program.
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November 2011

Practical Tips for Increasing Access to Services

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This document is part of the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, & Mental Health’s Creating Trauma-Informed Services Tipsheet Series and discusses practical steps that advocates can take to consider survivors’ mental well-being while they are participating in programming.