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Special Collection

Special Collection
May 2012

Enhanced Services to Children and Youth Exposed to Domestic Violence: Promising Practices & Lessons Learned

This Special Collection provides lessons learned and related resources from nine HHS-funded 3-year demonstration projects to enhance services to children and youth who have been exposed to domestic violence.

Materials

Materials
January 2017

The Importance of Play in Promoting Healthy Child Development and Maintaining Strong Parent-Child Bonds

Author(s): Kenneth R. Ginsburg
Report describes the healthy aspects of free and unstructured play, noting that it is essential for helping children reach important social, emotional, and cognitive developmental milestones as well as helping them manage stress and become resilient.
Materials
  • Training Tools
January 2016

Toolkit: Teens and Media

This toolkit provides resources to promote safe and positive use of media for youth.
Materials
  • General Material
July 2015

Keeping Children Safe Online

Author(s): Allen Householder
This article features information on the unique risks that children face online as well as simple steps that parents can take to keep their children safe.
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
  • General Material
May 2015

Supporting Parenting of Children Residing in Domestic Violence Shelters

Author(s): Casey Keene, Ivonne Ortiz
Recognizing that sensitive and complicated dynamics related to child discipline arise in domestic violence shelters, this Technical Assistance Guidance focuses on challenges regarding parenting and discipline of children who reside in these shelters, proposing a variety of recommendations for practice.
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
  • General Material
  • General Material
January 2015

10 Tips on Talking about Healthy Relationships with your Teen

This one-pager provides tips for parents on how to talk to their teenage children about developing healthy relationships.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2015

Coercing Pregnancy

Author(s): A. Rachel Camp
This article details how some abusers coerce their female partners into pregnancy as a tactic to exert control over their lives. Abusive acts related to this phenomenon include rape, using threatening or manipulative language, and interfering with birth control.
Materials
  • General Material
August 2014

Joint Custody Presumptions and Domestic Violence Exceptions

This chart includes information on whether a state’s laws create a preference, or presumption, for joint or shared custody in cases where there has been a history of domestic violence.
Materials
  • General Material
August 2014

Family Law in the 50 States

The charts summarize basic laws in each state by topic, including custody, alimony and grounds for divorce.
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.