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January 2012

It’s time... to talk to your children about healthy sexuality

This is a fact sheet that provides a scenario and discussion to promote a conversation between youth and caregivers around healthy sexual development.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2012

Creating Trauma-Informed Services Tipsheet Series

These tipsheets provide practical advice on creating trauma-informed services at domestic violence programs and working with survivors who are experiencing trauma symptoms and/or mental health conditions.
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January 2012

It’s time… to talk about consent

This is a fact sheet that provides a scenario and discussion to promote a conversation between youth and caregivers around consent and respect.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
December 2011

Increasing Emotional Safety in Domestic Violence Shelters

This Conversation Guide is designed to help you increase emotional safety and improve responsiveness to trauma in your shelter or program.
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  • General Material
December 2011

Self Injury: Information Sheet for Domestic Violence Advocates

This fact sheet gives recommendations for domestic violence advocates engaging with those who self injure.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
December 2011

Making a Connection When Trauma Affects Interaction and Communication

This Conversation Guide is designed to help you increase your staff's ability to support survivors when trauma affects interaction and communication.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
December 2011

A Practical Guide for Creating Trauma-Informed Disability, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Organizations

This guidebook focuses on the impact of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other forms of trauma on people with disabilities. It describes four conditions for a trauma-informed organization and provides tips on trauma-informed practices, creating organizational change, and providing universal safeguards.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
October 2011

Honor Our Voices: Children's Perspectives of Domestic Violence

This online learning module features the diaries of three children in different age groups, sharing their experiences of exposure to domestic violence and offering related best practice themes for shelter advocates and other social service providers. Includes a downloadable guide for practice and a digital library of short audio programs.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 2011

From the Front of the Room: An Advocates Guide to Help Prepare Survivors for Public Speaking

This guide provides a basic overview of the issues that face survivors who desire to speak publicly about their experiences with intimate partner violence. It provides guidance for both the survivor speaker and victim advocates seeking to maximize the survivor’s physical and emotional safety and ensure the overall success of the speaking engagement.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
  • General Material
July 2011

Emerging Responses to Children Exposed to Domestic Violence

Author(s): Jeffrey L. Edleson, Barbara Nissley
This document reviews the new research, policies, and programs focused on children who have witnessed adult domestic violence. It argues that the diversity of children’s experiences requires equally diverse responses from those who serve them.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
May 2011

Supporting Parenting in Shelter Webinar

Author(s): Margaret Hobart
This 1.5 hour webinar explores practical approaches to supporting parenting in shelter. The presenters offer suggestions for policy change, making space for parenting, and for providing survivor centered advocacy that helps rebuild parent/child bonds and resiliency.
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  • General Material
May 2011

Intimate Partner Violence and Lifetime Trauma

This article reviews available research exploring the link between histories of physical and sexual abuse in childhood and IPV victimization in adulthood.