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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
June 2015

Trauma-Informed Birth Support for Survivors of Abuse

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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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  • General Material
June 2015

Running a Shelter

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"...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

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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.
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  • General Material
January 2015

The Misuse of Police Powers in Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

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This document explores how the power and authority granted to officers to protect the public can lead to the abuse of their power. Recommendations are provided for advocates working with survivors whose batterers are in law enforcement.
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  • General Material
January 2015

Developing Policy on Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

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This article discusses various elements that may be considered by police administrators and victim advocates for inclusion in a policy on officer-involved domestic violence.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 2014

Why Pets Mean So Much: The Human-Animal Bond in the Context of Intimate Partner Violence

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Developed by the Animal Welfare Institute, this Technical Assistance Guidance explores ways that victim advocates can assist survivors of domestic violence and their pets when seeking safety and refuge from abuse.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 2014

Sheltering Transgender Women: Providing Welcoming Services

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This Technical Assistance Guidance highlights effective strategies for integrating trans women into shelter, building on the knowledge that most shelter staff and allied professionals have already developed practice, familiarity, and skill in providing shelter services to women.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
July 2014

Sheltering Animals and Families Together: Expanding safety and support services for survivors while helping to protect their pets

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This webinar describes the linkage between the urgent need to protect domestic violence victims and their pets from further abuse and the comfort that pets can provide, especially in times of stress and trauma.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
July 2014

Conversation Guide: Starting the Discussion about HIV/AIDS

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This resource was designed to support advocates in beginning conversations about HIV with survivors of domestic violence.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
June 2014

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

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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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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
March 2014

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

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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
January 2014

Principles and Practices for Nonprofit Excellence: A guide for nonprofit staff and board members

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This guide provides specific guidelines for individual organizations to evaluate and improve their operations, governance, human resources, advocacy, financial management, and fundraising.