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November 2011

Model Medication Policy for DV Shelters

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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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November 2011

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

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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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September 2011

A Trauma-Informed Approach to Employment Support: Tools for Practice

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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 how advocates can support survivors in obtaining and maintaining employment.
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August 2011

Tips for Creating a Welcoming Environment

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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 Enhancing Emotional Safety

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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 explains how domestic violence advocates can increase peoples’ emotional safety while they are participating in programming.
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August 2011

Tips for Making Connections with Survivors Experiencing Psychiatric Disabilities

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This tip sheet gives practical recommendations for DV advocates working with survivors who are experiencing psychiatric disabilities.
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August 2011

Tips for Supporting Survivors with Reduced Energy

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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 reasons why survivors may deal with reduced energy and how advocates can work effectively with survivors who are suffering from this.
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August 2011

A Trauma-Informed Approach to Domestic Violence Advocacy

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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. It explains the “five core components of a trauma-informed approach to domestic violence advocacy.”
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May 2011

Prevalence of intimate partner violence and other lifetime trauma among women seen in mental health settings

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This document provides a brief review of the available research documenting the prevalence of lifetime abuse among women receiving mental health services.
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May 2011

What is Military Sexual Trauma?

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This article offers information to MST survivors with the intent of providing them with resources to assist them in their recovery. It was also written for partners, friends, or family members of MST survivors.
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April 2011

The Military's Secret Shame

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This article discusses the prevalence of male soldiers assaulted while serving in the military. It also addresses the increasing number of soldiers diagnosed with Military Sexual Trauma and the rising number of reports of sexual violence in light of recent survey findings.
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April 2011

Victim Advocate Guide: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and Combat Experience

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Most people returning from war zones will have stress reactions and will need to readjust to being home. It's important that advocates understand these stress reactions and their relationship to IPV in order to provide effective information and referrals to victims whose partners have been exposed to the trauma of combat and are exhibiting violent or abusive behavior. This guide provides information that will assist advocates with these complex issues.