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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
July 2013

The Intersection of Domestic Violence and the Military: Working across Disciplines

This collection examines co-occurring issues experienced by veterans (PTSD, TBI, MST) and provides information related to best practices when addressing these co-occurring issues through a multi-systems approach. Challenges experienced by female service members and veterans are explored through the lens of violence against women.
Special Collection
July 2013

Sexual Violence in the Military

This Special Collection addresses sexual violence against military service members, defines Military Sexual Trauma (MST), and offers resources (including information on current policy, procedures, legislation, and litigation) to support the prevention of and response to sexual violence as it impacts service members and veterans in the United States.

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Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
July 2015

Expanding Safety and Support Services For Survivors of Domestic Violence and Their Pets

This webinar reviewed 1) ways to provide safe shelter to survivors and their pets, 2) details regarding National SAF-T day, 3) new legislation that protects victims and pets from further abuse, and 4) an overview of the Safe Havens Mapping Project.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
June 2015

Trauma-Informed Birth Support for Survivors of Abuse

Author(s): Kenya Fairley, Fern Gilkerson
This webinar provides information on the impact of trauma in pregnancy and childbirth and outlines how a partnership between advocates and birth workers in the community may be of benefit to pregnant survivors of domestic or sexual violence. Together, victim advocacy and doula skills can set in motion a new beginning for healthier relationships between survivors of abuse and their newborns.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
May 2015

Trauma-Informed Birth Support: Survivor + Doula + Advocate

This pamphlet reviews the connections between pregnancy, childbirth, and trauma, and offers information, resources, and tips for advocates and birth doulas to support trauma-informed birth experiences for survivors of domestic violence.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
April 2015

Addressing the Needs of Youth Experiencing Homelessness and Abuse

This webinar focused on the intersections of relationship violence and sex trafficking among runaway and homeless youth. Experts in this field of service suggested a variety of ways that individuals, organizations, and communities can provide effective support to youth experiencing violence and abuse while living in unstable housing situations.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 2014

Why Pets Mean So Much: The Human-Animal Bond in the Context of Intimate Partner Violence

Developed by the Animal Welfare Institute, this Technical Assistance Guidance explores ways that victim advocates can assist survivors of domestic violence and their pets when seeking safety and refuge from abuse.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
July 2014

Sheltering Animals and Families Together: Expanding safety and support services for survivors while helping to protect their pets

Author(s): Allie Phillips
This webinar describes the linkage between the urgent need to protect domestic violence victims and their pets from further abuse and the comfort that pets can provide, especially in times of stress and trauma.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
April 2014

Trauma-Informed Birth Support for Survivors of Abuse

Author(s): Pam Glenn
This webinar, held on Monday, April 21, 2014, provided information for both victim advocates working in shelter settings as well as birth doulas, regarding the identification and impact of domestic violence and abuse in pregnant women. Likewise, the benefits of a partnership between these two groups was discussed as a way to further improve pregnancy and birth outcomes for pregnant survivors.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
March 2014

The Monument Quilt: Creating a public culture of support for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault

Author(s): Rebecca Nagle, Hannah Brancato
This training introduces listeners to The Monument Quilt, an on-going collection of stories from survivors of rape and abuse to transform our current culture of public shame into a culture of public support.
Materials
January 2014

Stand4Respect

The Stand4Respect campaign is a joint effort of the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence’s prevention team and of the Coalition’s Youth Council because “we believe that we are most effective when youth and adults work together to develop cool and relevant prevention plans.”