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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2011

Ministry to Survivors of Domestic Violence

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There are survivors in all congregations. How can clergy and churches become safe places and people for survivors to seek help?
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  • General Material
January 2011

Safe Congregation Handbook: Nurturing Healthy Boundaries in Our Faith Communities

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This handbook was designed to provide education, clear policies, and moral courage in addressing breaches of trust and safety in the Unitarian Universalist faith community.
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  • General Material
January 2011

Connections: Male Survivors of Sexual Violence

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This issue addresses abuse within faith communities, intimate relationships, sexual violence during war, sexual violence within prisons, and working with gay men. It also discusses question oppression, highlights programs serving male survivors, and provides resources.
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  • General Material
January 2011

When the Vow Breaks (Abbreviated Version)

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This is an abbreviated version of a 16-minute documentary with first hand accounts from domestic violence survivors and commentary from rabbis and a social worker experienced in treating victims and survivors of abuse.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2011

Eve's Peace Toolkit: Ending Violence by Establishing Policies to Enhance and Create Equity

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This toolkit was developed by faith leaders to clarify best practices and model policies in identification, referral response and prevention of domestic violence. The goal of the toolkit is to increase the capacity of among faith leaders and communities to engage in work which shifts the norms, attitudes and beliefs of individuals, peer groups, families and communities to increase support of healthy relationships and to improve the response to domestic violence within their congregations.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
December 2010

One in Spirit: Domestic Violence Advocates and Faith and Spiritual Leaders Working in Partnership to End Domestic Violence

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This resource is designed to address diverse learning needs by providing the following components that will help faith leaders and DV advocates begin or strengthen their collaborative efforts: community-based experiences, exercises and activities, list of contacts who have expertise, training materials, and methods of measuring and sharing the impact of your efforts.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
November 2010

Domestic Violence and the Holidays: Understanding the Research

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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.
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  • General Material
March 2010

2009 National Sermon Contest Winners

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All three sermons extend the message beyond naming the abuse of women to a discussion of what are we doing about it in our own faith communities.
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  • General Material
February 2010

Shattered Lives: Homicides, Domestic Violence and Asian Families

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This report analyzes 160 cases of domestic violence related homicides in Asian families based on newspaper clippings and information from advocates for a six-year period (from 2000 to 2005).
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  • General Material
January 2010

Elder Abuse and Faith: A Guide for Service Providers on Reaching out to Faith-Based Organizations Regarding Elder Abuse

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This document addresses outreach challenges that service providers may encounter when reaching out to faith-based organizations and offers strategies that may help respond to those challenges.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
October 2009

Mobilizing Religious Communities to Respond to Gender-based Violence and HIV: A Training Manual

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This manual offers guidance to trainers who are conducting workshops for religious leaders and women leaders of faith on gender-based violence and HIV. It offers resources and approaches to use in training to raise awareness and to motivate action planning to address gender-based violence and HIV issues.
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  • General Material
August 2009

A Call to Act: Engaging Religious Leaders and Communities in Addressing Gender-based Violence and HIV

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This document offers information and guidance to religious leaders, communities, and institutions on gender-based violence and HIV, why they should address the issues, and how they can address them through specific activities and approaches.