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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
June 2003

Public Housing Occupancy Guidebook

Publisher(s):
The HUD Public Housing Occupancy Guidebook is a reference tool for public housing staff. There is not a specific chapter about sexual violence, but it does include information about nondiscrimination and civil rights.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
August 2002

Welfare and Domestic Violence Against Women: Lessons from Research

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This paper provides a summary of the research on the connections between poverty, public assistance, employment, and violence against women. Implications for working with battered women who receive TANF are discussed in detail.
Materials
  • General Material
July 2002

http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d02770.pdf

Publisher(s):
In response to a request by Congress, the GAO undertook a comprehensive assessment of state policies and implementation strategies with regards to caseloads for federal TANF and state MOE assistance, work requirements, and families who have been excluded from TANF lifetime limits. This report details the results of site visits, telephone interviews and surveys administered to TANF offices in all 50 states and the District of Columbia between August 2001- June 2002. The report also included detailed tables of state level policies. This report details the results of site visits, telephone interviews, and surveys administered to TANF offices in all 50 states and the District of Columbia between August 2001- June 2002. The report also included detailed tables of state-level policies.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
March 2002

How Are Domestic Violence Programs Meeting the Economic Needs of Battered Women in Iowa? An Assessment and Recommendations

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Explores the economic needs of battered women as identified by 9 focus groups, 5 composed of battered women and 4 of domestic violence advocates. Recommendations are made for improving economic advocacy within local programs and state coalitions.
Materials
  • General Material
March 2002

Offering a Helping Hand: Legal Protections for Battered Immigrant Women, A History of Legislative Responses

Author(s):
This article presents an overview of the history of legal protections for immigrant women who experience domestic violence in the United States. The document notes legal amendments since 1990 that reflect an increased understanding of the danger of domestic violence to the society as a whole and to individual survivors.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 2001

Safe and Affordable Housing

Publisher(s):
Highlights include descriptions of the efforts of a state welfare agency, a community-based domestic violence program, and two state domestic violence coalitions toward improving housing opportunities for battered women.
Materials
  • General Material
June 2001

Welfare on WorkFirst: Serving Victims on Public Assistance in Washington State

Author(s): Publisher(s):
These findings and recommendations are based on eleven months of experience working in the field with partners in 19 pilot projects.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
April 2001

Collaboration a Key Factor in Fostering Economic Opportunity

Publisher(s):
Features articles on an Economic Action Program developed in Missouri, and, how in Pennsylvania and Alabama, some strategic collaboration with state welfare departments creates options for battered women.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 2000

Supporting Battered Women's Economic Development: One Community's Effort

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This document discusses a process used in St. Louis, Missouri to support battered women's economic development. It explores ways that women's safety and well-being can be enhanced by access to income, financial resources, and opportunities to save money.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 2000

Recommendations for Training TANF and Child Support Enforcement Staff about Domestic Violence

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This paper provides an overview of legal and policy context for domestic violence training, presents suggestions for effective teaching, and defines the concept of a "basic response to domestic violence."
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 2000

Welfare, Poverty, and Abused Women: New Research and its Implications

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This summary of studies on domestic violence and TANF recipients explores their physical and mental health and work experience. It focuses on interference from their partners, barriers to work, the Family Violence Option, and the Child Support Exemption.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 2000

Strategies to Expand Battered Women's Economic Opportunities

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This document is an overview of strategies implemented to increase economic opportunities for low-income women and families. Organizing efforts, job training and opportunity development, creating assets, and governmental responses are described.