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The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.

Special Collection

Special Collection
March 2014

Open Doors: Domestic Violence Shelter Development

The NRCDV receives a large number of technical assistance requests related to domestic violence program development. Part 1 provides resources for building, sustaining and enhancing shelter programs to meet the diverse needs of domestic violence survivors.
Special Collection
April 2013

Trauma-Informed Domestic Violence Services: Understanding the Framework and Approach (Part 1 of 3)

The first of a 3-part series that also includes Building Program Capacity (PART 2 of 3) and Developing Collaborations and Increasing Access (PART 3 of 3), PART 1 provides an overview of the framework and research supporting trauma-informed approaches to working with survivors and their children.
Special Collection
April 2013

Trauma-Informed Domestic Violence Services: Building Program Capacity (Part 2 of 3)

The second of a 3-part collection that also includes Understanding the Framework and Approach (PART 1 of 3) and Developing Collaborations and Increasing Access (PART 3 of 3), PART 2 provides practical tools and resources on building capacity to implement trauma-informed programs.
Special Collection
April 2013

Trauma-Informed Domestic Violence Services: Developing Collaborations and Increasing Access (Part 3 of 3)

The third of a 3-part collection, which also includes Understanding the Framework and Approach (PART 1 of 3), and Building Program Capacity (PART 2 of 3), PART 3 provides resources for building collaboration to ensure that survivors and their children have access to culture-, DV- and trauma-informed mental health and substance abuse services.
Special Collection
August 2012

Capacity Building for Domestic Violence Prevention Programming

This collection provides materials to support the work of building organizational capacity in state and local domestic violence programs for primary prevention work, as it relates to assessing and influencing change in individuals, communities, and institutions.
Special Collection
November 2011

Meeting Survivors' Needs Research Project

Author(s): Anne Menard, Eleanor Lyon, Jill Bradshaw, Shannon Lane
This collection complies information and resources from both Meeting Survivors' Needs studies, documenting our movement work to provide both residential and non-residential services to survivors of domestic violence and their loved ones.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
February 2017

Polyvictimization in Later Life

The training addresses the context of polyvictimization; victims and perpetrators of polyvictimization; best practices to work with older adults affected by polyvictimization using trauma-informed, ethical, and culturally appropriate practices; and the latest research and best practices to serve this population.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
October 2016

Keeping Your Cup Full: Self-Care is Essential to Trauma Informed Advocacy

Author(s): Vanessa Timmons
This webinar offers strategies for dealing with daily work related stress, increases awareness of the issue of vicarious trauma, and provides ideas in order to gain organizational support to help sustain and support those working with survivors of trauma
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
July 2016

Preventing Compassion Fatigue: Honoring Thyself

Author(s): Santa Molina-Marshal
This webinar provided valuable tools to identify the warning signs of compassion fatigue, and techniques for advocates to replenish the spirit.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
June 2016

Working with Older Survivors of Abuse: A Framework for Advocates

Author(s): Bonnie Brandl
This toolkit will help community based domestic violence and/or sexual abuse programs assess existing services and provides guidance to enhance program and advocates response to older survivors of abuse.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
June 2016

How the Earth Didn't Fly Into the Sun: Missouri's Project to Reduce Rules in Domestic Violence Shelters

This guide is part of a shared goal between NRCDV, state coalitions, and individual programs to find a better way to welcome women and other domestic violence victims -- many of whom had every aspect of life controlled by their partners -- into shelter where they could experience autonomy despite the constraints of a communal living environment. The concept and conflict of having rules in shelter has been repeatedly recycled and re-silenced throughout the movement to end violence against women.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
May 2016

Intimate Partner Sexual Violence: A Train-the-Trainer Curriculum

Author(s): Jennifer Y. Levy-Peck
This training contains activities, talking points, and other tools for trainers.