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June 2015

Running a Shelter

"...create environments where survivors can reclaim their autonomy, and feel secure without excessive rules and punitive systems that echo the abuser’s rules."
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
May 2015

Supporting Parenting of Children Residing in Domestic Violence Shelters

Author(s): Casey Keene, Ivonne Ortiz
Recognizing that sensitive and complicated dynamics related to child discipline arise in domestic violence shelters, this Technical Assistance Guidance focuses on challenges regarding parenting and discipline of children who reside in these shelters, proposing a variety of recommendations for practice.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
April 2015

Addressing the Needs of Youth Experiencing Homelessness and Abuse

This webinar focused on the intersections of relationship violence and sex trafficking among runaway and homeless youth. Experts in this field of service suggested a variety of ways that individuals, organizations, and communities can provide effective support to youth experiencing violence and abuse while living in unstable housing situations.
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  • General Material
March 2015

"Be Food Safe" Fact Sheets for At-Risk Populations

This page includes fact sheets about food safety for at-risk populations, including people with HIV/AIDS, pregnant women, older adults, and people with diabetes.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
November 2014

Creating A Culture of Acceptance: Abuse, HIV and Women in Shelter

Author(s): Kenya Fairley, Michele R. Decker, Samantha Illangasekare
This 1-hour interactive eLearning module presents evidence linking intimate partner violence with women's risk of becoming infected with HIV, and discusses the impact of intimate partner violence on the lives of women living with HIV.
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  • 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.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
October 2014

Celebrating the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) 30th Anniversary

This commemorative webinar celebrates the far-reaching impact of FVPSA, the first Federal commitment to creating a pathway to safety for survivors of domestic violence and their children.
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  • General Material
September 2014

Mind the Gap: Providing Shelter to Minor Dating Abuse Survivors

Author(s): Alicia Aiken
This document provides guidance to advocates on addressing the current gap in services for teens needing emergency shelter to escape dating abuse.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 2014

Sheltering Transgender Women: Providing Welcoming Services

Author(s): Michael Munson
This Technical Assistance Guidance highlights effective strategies for integrating trans women into shelter, building on the knowledge that most shelter staff and allied professionals have already developed practice, familiarity, and skill in providing shelter services to women.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
July 2014

Conversation Guide: Starting the Discussion about HIV/AIDS

This resource was designed to support advocates in beginning conversations about HIV with survivors of domestic violence.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
July 2014

Sheltering Animals and Families Together: Expanding safety and support services for survivors while helping to protect their pets

Author(s): Allie Phillips
This webinar describes the linkage between the urgent need to protect domestic violence victims and their pets from further abuse and the comfort that pets can provide, especially in times of stress and trauma.
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  • General Material
February 2014

Webinar: Reproductive Coercion and Intimate Partner Violence

Various domestic violence programs across the country have been integrating assessment for reproductive coercion and helping survivors get emergency contraception during intake or within a 24-hour time period after arrival to shelter.