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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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  • 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.
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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.
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  • General Material
July 2013

Trafficking: Considerations & Recommendations for Battered Women's Advocates

Author(s): Firoza Chic Dabby
This technical assistance brief offers considerations and recommendations to advocates for battered women about serving trafficked women and children.
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  • General Material
February 2013

Committee Opinion: Reproductive and Sexual Coercion

This committee opinion addresses the link between reproductive health and violence and suggests interventions that healthcare providers may use.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2013

Creative Strategies for Outreaching and Working Effectively with Immigrant Survivors of Sexual Violence in the Workplace

In light of immigration enforcement and the economic climate, now more than ever, immigrant women are vulnerable to experiencing sexual violence in the workplace. Across the country, immigrant-working women with and without work authorization are subjected to adverse working conditions and victimization at alarming rates. During this webinar, presenters focus on creative community organizing and screening and outreach strategies to identify survivors. This webinar also introduces basic legal remedies available.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2013

Empowering Survivors: Legal Rights of Immigrant Victims of Sexual Assault

This manual provides information that will be useful to advocates, attorneys, justice, and social services professionals working with and assisting immigrant survivors of sexual assault, as it contains several chapters devoted to immigration law topics.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2013

Hanging Out or Hooking Up: Clinical Guidelines on Responding to Adolescent Relationship Abuse - An Integrated Approach to Prevention and Intervention (Second Edition)

Author(s): Elizabeth Miller, Rebecca Levenson
This document focuses on the critical role of the adolescent health care provider in preventing, identifying and addressing adolescent relationship abuse. These guidelines are applicable to providers working in a wide range of settings serving adolescents.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 2012

Violence During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period

Author(s): Sandra L. Martin, Jennet Arcara, McLean D. Pollock
This Applied Research paper provides research findings concerning violence against pregnant and postpartum women, discusses some of the strengths and limitations of these studies, and concludes with comments concerning the implications of this work for practice and research.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
September 2012

Human Trafficking Awareness Video for First Responders

This video is a resource geared to fire and emergency medical services providers discussing patient (trafficked individual) recognition indicators.