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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2010

The Needs of Children in Domestic Violence Shelters

This toolkit for service providers is a teaching tool and guide for understanding how trauma from domestic violence impacts children and how best to serve these children's needs. Although it was designed for use by shelter-based and other domestic violence direct service providers in North Carolina, it has broad applicability.
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  • General Material
January 2010

Battered Mothers Involved with Child Protective Services: Learning from Immigrant, Refugee, and Indigenous Womens Experiences

Author(s): V. Pualani Enos
This report presents voices of immigrant, refugee, and indigenous women survivors on their experiences with the Child Protective Services. The report aims to inform and enhance the child protective services system.
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  • General Material
January 2010

A Guide for Mothers, Grandmothers, and Others for Helping a Girl Caught in Prostitution or Sex Trafficking

Author(s): Marie De Santis
This is a seven-part online guide to help women learn how to help young girls victimized by prostitution or sex trafficking. Este es una guía electrónica para que las mujeres puedan aprender a ayudar a víctimas jóvenes de la prostitución y la trata sexual.
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  • General Material
October 2009

Intimate Partner Violence and Barriers to Mental Healthcare for Ethnically Diverse Populations of Women

Author(s): Michael Rodríguez, Jeanette M. Valentine, John B. Son, Marjani Muhammad
Ethnically diverse populations of women, particularly survivors of intimate partner violence, experience many barriers to mental health care. Attention to the barriers to mental health care for ethnically diverse survivors of IPV can help inform the development of more effective strategies for health care practice and policy.
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  • General Material
October 2009

Children's Exposure to Violence: A Comprehensive National Survey

Author(s): David Finkelhor, Heather Turner, Richard Ormrod, Sherry Hamby, Kristen Kracke
This Bulletin discusses the most comprehensive nationwide survey of the incidence and prevalence of children’s exposure to violence to date, measuring the past-year and lifetime exposure for children age 17 and younger across several major categories.
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  • General Material
July 2009

Teen Pregnancy, Parenting, And Dating Violence

This issue brief discusses the link between dating violence and pregnancy among teens and provides guidance for screening and responding to pregnant teens in violent relationships.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
July 2009

Battered Women's Protective Strategies

Author(s): Sherry Hamby, Andrea Bible
This Applied Research paper adopts a holistic approach to understand battered women’s protective strategies, reviewing a wide range of strategies used by women to cope with numerous threats posed by battering, not just the threat of bodily harm.
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  • General Material
May 2009

Transforming Communities to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation: A Primary Prevention Approach

Author(s): Annie Lyles, Larry Cohen, Margot Brown
The following pages lay out a primary prevention approach with a special focus on effecting change by influencing policies and altering organizational practices.We begin with a short discussion of emerging environmental challenges followed by an examination of specific norms that contribute to child sexual abuse and exploitation.
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  • General Material
May 2009

Elder Abuse: A Women's Issue

This report brings together experts and organizations that work to combat the problem of elder abuse. Through their voices, we learn about the many dimensions of and complexities surrounding elder abuse, how it affects women in a disproportionate manner, and we seek to find effective solutions.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2009

Connect: Supporting Children Exposed to Domestic Violence - In-service Training for Resource Families, a Trainer's Guide and Tools

Author(s): Denise Goodman
This resource is a basic training session on the dynamics of domestic violence, the impact of exposure to domestic violence (DV) on children, and strategies for supporting children who have been exposed to DV. It is appropriate for foster parents, kin caregivers, and adoptive parents with all levels of experience in caring for children who have been exposed to domestic violence, or who may have cause to care for these children in the future. 
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  • General Material
January 2009

Supervised Visitation & Domestic Violence: A Protocol for Services

This protocol is based on the premise that supervised visitation cases that involve domestic violence are only appropriate for center-based services.
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  • General Material
January 2009

Internet Safety 101: Age-Based Guidelines

Each of the five 1-page guides provides information to help parents communicate appropriate rules and expectations regarding internet use and safety according to their childs age.