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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2002

Abusive Power and Control within the Domestic Violence Shelter

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This power and control wheel was created to illustrate how domestic violence shelters may inadvertently abuse power and control over survivors who seek services from them.
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  • General Material
January 2002

Re/Defining Gender and Sex: Education for Trans, Transsexual and Intersex Access and Inclusion to Sexual Assault Centres and Transition Houses

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Research conducted and presented in a masters thesis provides insight and reflection on issues, challenges, and cultural climates of sexual assault service providers in British Columbia. Sexual assault centers and advocates may find this research helpful in working to build culturally competent services and capacities.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
November 2001

Housing and Battered Women

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This paper offers a research on DV and homelessness and trends in federal housing policy. A model for conducting a community assessment of local housing needs includes critical thinking questions on an organization’s capacity for housing advocacy.
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  • General Material
January 2001

Letter from the US Department of Housing And Urban Development to HUD Funds Recipients

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This letter informs HUD grant recipients operating emergency shelters and transitional housing programs that all immigrants, including undocumented immigrants, are eligible for such services. The letter references relevant laws and regulations.
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  • General Material
January 2001

It Can Happen to Your Agency: Tools for Change: Emergency Management for Women's Services

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This guidebook focuses on the increase in violence against women that results from a disaster, and how women’s service agencies can better prepare to meet the ensuing extra demand for service.
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  • General Material
January 2001

Letter from the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

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This letter from the HUD Secretary clarifies that undocumented persons who are victims of domestic violence should not be denied access based on immigration status to shelters or transitional housing programs that receive federal funding.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
April 1999

Problems Associated with Children's Witnessing of Domestic Violence

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Discusses children's problems associated with exposure and factors that influence the degree of those problems. The author offers a critique of the research methods used to study child witnessing and explores policy implications of the data on this issue.
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  • General Material
  • General Material
  • General Material
November 1997

Responding to Domestic Violence in Disaster: Guidelines for Women's Services and Disaster Practitioners

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This report summarizes the findings of a study investigating disaster impacts, preparedness and response in US and Canadian domestic violence programs. As a pilot study for future research, the survey provides baseline data and identifies emergent issues.
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  • General Material

Deaf Victims/Survivors: A Guide to Effective Service Delivery

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This resource is intended to help the staff of domestic violence programs better understand the needs of Deaf/HOH victim/survivors and provide services in ways that appropriately meet those needs.
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  • General Material

Disaster Preparedness Plan

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This outline by the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence (FCADV) provides guidance to local centers on disaster planning to ensure that domestic violence services continue statewide, uninterrupted, despite the occurrence of a disaster.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material

Shelter Support Project

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The Shelter Support Project is a supportive resource for people making day-to-day decisions about the management and operation of domestic violence shelter programs. Shelter management resources including articles and model protocols are provided.
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  • General Material

Raising Our Voices: Queer Asian Women's Response to Relationship Violence

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This resource includes recommendations to improve services to battered Asian women, a one-pager on Prejudice/Privilege/Oppression and Domestic Violence and a National Directory for Queer Asian Resources.