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January 2016

LGBTQ Inclusivity in the School Setting

This tip sheet offers best practices for promoting LGBTQ inclusivity and visibility in school settings. 
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2016

Respect! Empathy! Action!

This website provide resources for teachers to help students develop skills to improve school climate, build leadership, and encourage ally behaviors.
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  • General Material
January 2016

LGBTQ Inclusivity in Rural Programs

This tip sheet offers information to rural programs for creating safe(r), more welcoming and accessible programming for LGBTQ youth. 
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  • General Material
January 2016

LGBTQ Inclusivity in the Medical Setting

This tip sheet offers guidance to medical settings for providing health care that is respectful and responsive to the diverse needs of LGBTQ youth.
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  • General Material
January 2016

Incorporate LGBT history, themes, and people into your curriculum

This report provides information on the experiences of LGBT students of color in school in the United States. The authors provide information on these experiences with the intention of ensuring that schools provide safe learning environments.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 2015

Domestic Violence and the Holidays: Beyond Resolutions, Envisioning Your Future

Author(s): Ivonne Ortiz
As we naturally reflect on the year that has passed, questions may arise about how to set and achieve life goals and envision the short- and long-term future. This Technical Assistance Guidance explores the New Year’s holiday as an opportunity for domestic violence programs to engage in positive visioning with advocates and survivors.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
October 2015

Allies in the Struggle: Intersectional work as a trauma-informed response and prevention

Author(s): Kate McCord
This webinar was designed for aspiring white allies interested in deepening their understanding of the connections between racial justice work and domestic and sexual violence intervention and prevention work.
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  • General Material
September 2015

Promising Practices and Model Programs: Trauma-Informed Approaches to Working with Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence and Other Trauma

Author(s): Carole Warshaw, Mary Fabri, Eleanor Lyon, Heather Phillips
This report compiles comprehensive information about how programs are currently conceptualizing trauma-informed and trauma-specific work and how this translates into enhanced or improved services for survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
July 2015

Expanding Safety and Support Services For Survivors of Domestic Violence and Their Pets

This webinar reviewed 1) ways to provide safe shelter to survivors and their pets, 2) details regarding National SAF-T day, 3) new legislation that protects victims and pets from further abuse, and 4) an overview of the Safe Havens Mapping Project.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
June 2015

Trauma-Informed Birth Support for Survivors of Abuse

Author(s): Kenya Fairley, Fern Gilkerson
This webinar provides information on the impact of trauma in pregnancy and childbirth and outlines how a partnership between advocates and birth workers in the community may be of benefit to pregnant survivors of domestic or sexual violence. Together, victim advocacy and doula skills can set in motion a new beginning for healthier relationships between survivors of abuse and their newborns.
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June 2015

Running a Shelter

"...create environments where survivors can reclaim their autonomy, and feel secure without excessive rules and punitive systems that echo the abuser’s rules."
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  • General Material
April 2015

Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence

The fact sheet further addresses the importance of employing a victim-centered approach to working with survivors, and includes specific recommendations for direct service providers.