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January 2012

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

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

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

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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December 2011

Self Injury: Information Sheet for Domestic Violence Advocates

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

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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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

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

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

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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November 2011

How Abuse Might Affect Your Mental Health: Safety and Well-Being Tipsheet Series

This tip sheet provides information on the ways that experiencing abuse can affect the mental health of survivors. Tips on how to seek support for oneself, or a loved one who is being abused, are also included.
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November 2011

Model Medication Policy for DV Shelters

Author(s): Mary Malefyt Seighman, Kelly Miller, Rachel White-Domain
The Model Medication Policy is designed to offer guidance to domestic violence programs on adopting medication policies that are accessible, trauma informed, and compliant with anti-discrimination laws.
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August 2011

Tips for Creating a Welcoming Environment

This tip sheet gives recommendations about creating welcoming environments for people who have experienced domestic abuse and other traumatic events.
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August 2011

Tips for Making Connections with Survivors Experiencing Psychiatric Disabilities

This tip sheet gives practical recommendations for DV advocates working with survivors who are experiencing psychiatric disabilities.