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January 2012

Safe Homes, Safe Babies: Creating Futures Without Violence

This safety card for women can be distributed by perinatal health care providers to patients. The card outlines questions women may ask themselves about their relationships, birth control use and parenting, while offering supportive messages and referrals to national support services for help. Available in English and Spanish.
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January 2012

Making Empathy Books

Empathy books are great tools for helping children process big feelings and situations. In this video you will learn what they are and how to make them.
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September 2011

Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids About Being Online

This guide offers advice for parents of kids at different ages about safe online socialization and communication, mobile phone use, and peer-to-peer filesharing. It reviews parental controls and privacy protections for pre-teens.
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September 2011

Kids and Socializing Online

This document offers tips to parents on how they can talk to their children about social networking sites and using these sites safely.
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July 2011

Cyberbullying, Sexting, and Predators, Oh My! Addressing Youth Risk in the Digital Age in a Positive and Restorative Manner

Author(s): Nancy Willard
This resource addresses the key areas of risk associated with the use of digital technologies by young people. The major message presented is that it is necessary to delete the “oh my” reaction and address these concerns in a manner that is positive and restorative.
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May 2011

Supporting Parenting in Shelter Webinar

Author(s): Margaret Hobart
This 1.5 hour webinar explores practical approaches to supporting parenting in shelter. The presenters offer suggestions for policy change, making space for parenting, and for providing survivor centered advocacy that helps rebuild parent/child bonds and resiliency.
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January 2011

Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence Growing Together Project: An Analysis of Focus Groups with Mothers and Youth Statewide

Author(s): Jennifer Obinna, Ann Brickson, Sherry Di Lorenzo
In 2011, WCADV conducted 6 adult and 2 youth focus groups at DV programs in eight locations around Wisconsin. The purpose of these groups was to understand more about how DV has affected mother-child relationships and learn more about what these mothers and children need from DV programs. The focus groups were supplemented with information gathered from children in support groups in local domestic violence programs. See more of WCADVs materials on Children and Youth at: http://www.wcadv.org/ourwork/children-and-youth
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January 2011

Evidence-Based Practices for Children Exposed to Violence: A Selection from Federal Databases

This document gathers federal research about programs that serve children exposed to violence and includes a summary of the practices associated with successful results.
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December 2010

Addressing Domestic Violence, Child Safety and Well-being: Collaborative Strategies for California Families

Author(s): Anne Rosewater, Kathy Moore
This report is designed to identify the progress that has been achieved in California over the past decade and make policy recommendations for the state that will not only improve responses to the families affected by domestic violence but begin to put in place strategies for prevention.
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April 2010

Mothers in the Military: Punishing Mothers Who Serve

Author(s): Jessica Scott
* See Women and War, where journalists, experts, female soldiers and veterans share their experiences and discuss issues including women in combat, sexual assault in the military and inadequate benefits for female veterans.
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January 2010

Command Indiscretion

Author(s): Rachel Natelson
This article highlights some of the challenges experienced by military women while deployed related to sexual violence, reproductive justice, motherhood and other issues.
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January 2010

Supporting the Mother/Child Bond to Build Strength & Resiliency: Strategies for Domestic Violence Advocates

Author(s): Ann Brickson, Beth Plautz
This document offers 13 key elements of a strong mother/child relationship for families who have lived with domestic violence and offers concrete suggestions for advocacy and support.