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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.

Special Collection

Special Collection
January 2016

Disaster and Emergency Preparedness and Response

Author(s): Patty Branco
This collection includes selected materials and resources -- many gender-informed -- that can be used by domestic and sexual violence organizations to increase their preparedness for and response to major disasters and emergencies.
Special Collection
March 2014

Open Doors: Domestic Violence Shelter Development

The NRCDV receives a large number of technical assistance requests related to domestic violence program development. Part 1 provides resources for building, sustaining and enhancing shelter programs to meet the diverse needs of domestic violence survivors.
Special Collection
March 2014

Open Doors: Thinking Beyond Shelter (Or Alternative Ways to Help Survivors)

Many concerned community members want to help families experiencing domestic violence. Part 2 provides suggestions and ideas for building needed resources in your community for survivors of domestic violence, in lieu of opening a shelter or safe house.
Special Collection
April 2013

Trauma-Informed Domestic Violence Services: Building Program Capacity (Part 2 of 3)

The second of a 3-part collection that also includes Understanding the Framework and Approach (PART 1 of 3) and Developing Collaborations and Increasing Access (PART 3 of 3), PART 2 provides practical tools and resources on building capacity to implement trauma-informed programs.
Special Collection
April 2013

Trauma-Informed Domestic Violence Services: Developing Collaborations and Increasing Access (Part 3 of 3)

The third of a 3-part collection, which also includes Understanding the Framework and Approach (PART 1 of 3), and Building Program Capacity (PART 2 of 3), PART 3 provides resources for building collaboration to ensure that survivors and their children have access to culture-, DV- and trauma-informed mental health and substance abuse services.
Special Collection
November 2009

Conflict Resolution Tools for Domestic Violence Shelter Staff

This collection includes selected materials and resources intended to equip advocates with a contextual framework and practical skills to better resolve conflicts that often arise within a shelter environment.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
December 2016

Building Mission Effective Survivor-Defined Organizations

Author(s): Deborah Linnell, Jill Davies
This guide offers organizations information and strategies on building mission effective survivor-defined organizations. It discusses the importance of developing a survivor-defined mission and aligning that mission with the organization’s vision and values, in order to best position the organization to grow and change in ways that make survivors of violence safer.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2016

Domestic Violence Outreach: Domestic Violence Resource Manual

The Domestic Violence Resource Manual is an online resource compiled by the Family Ministries Archdiocese of Chicago. This Manual is a collection of information from a variety of sources available to the general public free of charge. Setting Up a Domestic Violence Ministry is a section within the manual, and it provides information on needed steps to forming a domestic violence ministry, background reading, tips related to incoming calls to the Parish and how to keep track of calls, among others.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2015

Reciprocal Advancement: Building Linkages Between Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Author(s): Leah Aldridge
This report explores how the fields of domestic violence and sexual assault are “linked-yet-distinct” and highlights opportunities to partner, collaborate, and better serve survivors.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2015

The Resource: Technical Assistance from Your Coalition: Planning for the Unexpected

This document collects lessons learned by DV and SA programs in Missouri that have faced unexpected challenges. The lessons learned can serve as guidance for advocates across the country in planning for disasters and other emergency situations.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2014

Summary of U.S. State Laws Related to Advocate Confidentiality

This chart summarizes laws around when communication is protected (i.e., is privileged or confidential) between domestic or sexual violence victims and advocates, and defines various advocate roles and types of communication.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2014

Principles and Practices for Nonprofit Excellence: A guide for nonprofit staff and board members

This guide provides specific guidelines for individual organizations to evaluate and improve their operations, governance, human resources, advocacy, financial management, and fundraising.