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  • General Material
August 2014

Essentials for Childhood: Steps to Create Safe, Stable, and Nuturing Relationships

This document proposes strategies communities can consider to promote the types of relationships and environments that help children grow up to be healthy and productive citizens so that they, in turn, can build stronger and safer families and communities for their children.
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  • 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.
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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.
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  • 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.
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  • General Material
April 2014

Child Sex Trafficking in America: A Guide for Parents and Guardians

This fact sheet explains child sex trafficking, how children become victims, who the perpetrators/pimps are, statistics, indicators for exploitation, suggestions on how to keep your child safer and agencies for assistance and information.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
April 2014

Birth Doulas and Shelter Advocates: Creating Partnerships and Building Capacity

Author(s): Fern Gilkerson, Kenya Fairley
Pregnant women's experiences and needs for emotional support, physical well-being, access to healthcare and other community-based services are significantly different from women who are not pregnant. For pregnant women also dealing with past or current domestic violence and currently residing in a domestic violence shelter or safe house, the multitude of experiences and needs may be even greater.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2014

Dating Abuse: Tools for Talking to Teens

"Dating Abuse: Tools for Talking to Teens" explains the dynamics of teen dating abuse and provides usable strategies for all adults to have realistic and successful conversations with young people. The program and materials are offered free of charge.
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January 2014

Raising Sexually Healthy Children and Adolescents: General Overview and Look at 'Normal Development'

Author(s): Deborah Armstrong Hickey
This article discusses what many parents and caregivers are concerned about today when it comes to their children: how to reduce the risk of sexual violence and increase the likelihood that their children will disclose to them.
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  • General Material
November 2013

Domestic Violence as a Factor to be Considered in Custody/Visitation Determinations

This chart depicts states where domestic violence is given extra weight under the best interest of the child (BIC) factors and states where there is a domestic violence exception to considering certain best interest of the child (BIC) factors.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 2013

Parental Alienation Syndrome and Parental Alienation: A Research Review

Author(s): Joan S. Meier
This Applied Research paper provides a historical and research overview of Parental Alienation Syndrome and Parental Alienation, identifies strategic issues for advocates working with victims, and offers guidelines to improve courts’ treatment of these issues.
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  • General Material
April 2013

Write it Out: Using Words and Art to Strengthen and Heal Family Bonds

All activities within this manual have been designed by youth advocates specifically to create opportunities for kids and caregivers to safely spend time together expressing ideas  and feelings, listening fully to one another, telling stories from their own  experiences, and sharing their dreams for the future. 
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
February 2013

Teen Dating Violence: What Every Parent Needs to Know

Author(s): Reverend Al Miles
This webinar addresses the dynamics of teen dating violence, including tactics, warning signs, and statistics; facilitates planning collaborative efforts with your faith community regarding this topic; and offers educational resources for your family, your teen, or your congregation.