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  • General Material
January 2015

Human Trafficking in America’s Schools

The guide includes information on risk factors, recruitment, and how to identify trafficking; what to do if you suspect trafficking, including sample school protocols and policies; and other resources and potential partnership opportunities.
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  • General Material
January 2015

WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence against women: Initial results on prevalence, health outcomes and women's responses

Author(s): Claudia Garc’a-Moreno, Henrica A.F.M. Jansen, Lori Heise, Charlotte Watts
Report findings document the prevalence of intimate partner violence and its association with women's physical, mental, sexual and reproductive health. Data is included on non-partner violence, sexual abuse during childhood and forced first sexual experience. Information is also provided on women's responses. Available in English, French, and Spanish.
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  • General Material
July 2014

Police Departments’ Use of the Lethality Assessment Program: A Quasi-Experimental Evaluation

Author(s): Jill Theresa Messing, Jacquelyn Campbell, Janet Sullivan Wilson, Sheryll Brown, Beverly Patchell, Christine Shall
This study suggests that the LAP demonstrates promise as an evidence informed collaborative police-social service intervention that increases survivors' safety and empowers them toward decisions of self-care.
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  • General Material
July 2014

Getting Started: Tips for Domestic Violence Service Providers

Service providers can make small changes that can improve their response to the needs of survivors at risk for or diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. This resource helps domestic violence service providers integrate HIV discussions, screening, and support into their programs.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
June 2014

Screening for Human Trafficking: Guidelines for Administering the Trafficking Victim Identification Tool

Contents include The Purpose and Limitations of Screening; Tips for Conducting Interviews; Frequently Asked Questions; Advice on Using the Trafficking Victim Identification Tool (TVIT); TVIT long and short versions; Training and Other Resources, and; Definitions of Human Trafficking in the United States.
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  • General Material
May 2014

How to Recognize and Act on Risk Factors for Domestic Violence Homicide

Author(s): Ralph J. Riviello
This blog provides brief recommendations for emergency physicians on screening ED patients for intimate partner violence.
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  • General Material
May 2014

A Roadmap to Risk Assessment: ODARA and Maine’s CCR

Author(s): Faye Luppl, Julia Colpitts
This webinar describes the process leading to the recommendation that Maine risk assessment practice be updated to include the Ontario Domestic Assault Risk Assessment (ODARA) tool.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
April 2014

Trauma-Informed Birth Support for Survivors of Abuse

Author(s): Pam Glenn
This webinar, held on Monday, April 21, 2014, provided information for both victim advocates working in shelter settings as well as birth doulas, regarding the identification and impact of domestic violence and abuse in pregnant women. Likewise, the benefits of a partnership between these two groups was discussed as a way to further improve pregnancy and birth outcomes for pregnant survivors.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
March 2014

National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Safety Strategies for Women at Risk

Author(s): Michele Decker
On this webinar, Dr. Michele Decker discussed the link between dating/domestic violence and women's exposure to HIV. Ways to raise awareness, decrease stigma and increase services for HIV+ women were shared for crisis counselors, domestic violence victim advocates and shelter managers.
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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.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
November 2013

Guidelines for Integrating Domestic Violence Screening into HIV Counseling, Testing, Referral & Partner Notification

HIV counseling and testing offers numerous opportunities for providers to introduce the issue of domestic violence and to ask persons seeking testing relevant screening questions. This resource provides guidelines for domestic violence screening during the HIV counseling and testing process.
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  • General Material
September 2013

Guidance to States and Services on Addressing Human Trafficking of Children and Youth in the United States

The guidance document reports outlines the scope of the problem, the needs of the victims, the need for a coordinated effort among Tribal, State, local, and Federal levels to prevent, identify, and serve trafficking victims, the role of screening and assessment in identifying possible trafficking victims, and the use of evidence-based interventions for serving vulnerable youth populations.