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Special Collection

Special Collection
June 2013

Domestic Violence and Religion

This special collection outlines how faith leaders from many different spiritual communities can become effective allies in the prevention and intervention of domestic violence in their communities.

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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 2015

Domestic Violence and the Holidays: Beyond Resolutions, Envisioning Your Future

Author(s): Ivonne Ortiz
As we naturally reflect on the year that has passed, questions may arise about how to set and achieve life goals and envision the short- and long-term future. This Technical Assistance Guidance explores the New Year’s holiday as an opportunity for domestic violence programs to engage in positive visioning with advocates and survivors.
Materials
January 2015

Smiling Mind

This mobile app provides meditation tools for people 7 years or older.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
November 2014

Domestic Violence and the Holidays: Promoting Wellness and Managing Stress

This Technical Assistance Guidance is intended to help domestic violence programs create the organizational support needed to better respond to the wellness needs of shelter staff during the holiday season.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 2013

Domestic Violence and the Holidays: Cultural Sensitivity During the Holiday Season

The holiday season (defined here as the time period beginning the week of Thanksgiving through New Year's Day) can present both opportunities and challenges for survivors and advocates in shelter. This Technical Assistance Guidance discusses some issues to consider as programs work with survivors and their families during this time of year. Offering a range of supportive programing can increase the chances that residents will have a positive shelter experience. Included are practical, cost-effective interventions, which may be easily adopted at any shelter program.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Partnering to Address Faith and Safety: A Guide for Faith Leaders and Domestic and Sexual Violence Service Providers to Assist Older Victims of Abuse

This guide provides ideas, best practices and strategies for domestic and sexual violence service providers and faith leaders to build partnerships that support older victims and survivors.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
November 2012

Domestic Violence and the Holidays: What's Cooking?

With the approaching holiday season, questions may arise about how to appropriately respond to the food-related needs of survivors in shelter and how to manage excess food donations. This brief document offers guidance from the NRCDV Technical Assistance Team.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2012

Clergy as Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect

This report gives a state-by-state accounting of when clergy are mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect.
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  • General Material
January 2012

Clergy Communications and Clergy as Mandatory Reporters

This report gives a state-by-state accounting of when clergy are mandated reporters of child maltreatment.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 2011

Domestic Violence and the Holidays: Considerations for Survivors from Specific Populations

With the holiday season approaching, questions arise about the connection between domestic violence and distinctive holidays. This brief document offers guidance from the NRCDV Technical Assistance Team. This document provides an analysis of the available data on the volume of request for domestic violence services during the holidays, and offers recommendations for advocates on how to help survivors during this time of year.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
March 2011

Federal Centers for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships

The White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships coordinates 12 Federal Centers for Faith-based and Community Initiatives. The contact information and website addresses of each of the Federal Centers are provided on this page.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
November 2010

Domestic Violence and the Holidays: Understanding the Research

With the holiday season approaching, questions arise about the connection between domestic violence and distinctive holidays. This brief document offers guidance from the NRCDV Technical Assistance Team. The 2010 version provides an analysis of the available data on the volume of request for domestic violence services during the holidays.