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  • General Material
January 2014

Summary of U.S. State Laws Related to Advocate Confidentiality

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This chart summarizes laws around when communication is protected (i.e., is privileged or confidential) between domestic or sexual violence victims and advocates, and defines various advocate roles and types of communication.
Materials
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2014

Ensuring Meaningful Access for Survivors with Limited English Proficiency (LEP)

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According to the U.S. Census, over 25 million people over the age of five living in the United States speak a language other than English, and do not speak English very well. In order to carry out enhanced safety planning, ensure meaningful access to services, and provide critical information to assist survivors in making informed choices, it is imperative to ensure meaningful access to services for ALL survivors.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 2013

Domestic Violence and the Holidays: Cultural Sensitivity During the Holiday Season

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The holiday season (defined here as the time period beginning the week of Thanksgiving through New Year's Day) can present both opportunities and challenges for survivors and advocates in shelter. This Technical Assistance Guidance discusses some issues to consider as programs work with survivors and their families during this time of year. Offering a range of supportive programing can increase the chances that residents will have a positive shelter experience. Included are practical, cost-effective interventions, which may be easily adopted at any shelter program.
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  • General Material
July 2013

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

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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
  • Training Tools
June 2013

Effectively Framing a U Visa Labor-Based Application

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Presenters in this webinar discuss best practices in framing cases arising in the workplace, including: framing the qualifying crime, obtaining helpful certifications, identifying and presenting substantial harm and inadmissibility waiver arguments; and organizing your application to achieve success.
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  • General Material
June 2013

When Crisis Strikes: A Toolkit for Critical Incident Response and Management

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PCADV developed this toolkit to help domestic violence programs navigate a crisis situation – a homicide, suicide, natural death, accident or fire – that could disrupt services, distress staff and shelter residents, and attract unwanted media and public interest.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
May 2013

Disability and Transgender Survivors: Empowering providers who work with multiply-marginalized populations

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This webinar provides core information and statistics about who transgender people are, the types and magnitude of violence they encounter, and the key intersections between disability and traumatic experience.
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  • General Material
February 2013

150 Resources to Help You Write Better, Faster, and More Persuasively

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This page offers a compilation of links to sites dedicated to helping students, bloggers, and professional writers improve their techniques while also becoming better editors and researchers.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2013

Safety Planning With Transgender Clients

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This webinar reviews core components of intimate partner violence and safety planning; provides information on transgender-specific abuse tactics and planning strategies; offers many transgender-specific examples and potential solutions; and provides a tool for working with clients who seek to reduce harm or leave an abusive relationship.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2013

Empowering Survivors: Legal Rights of Immigrant Victims of Sexual Assault

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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

DO YOU: Building Youth Resilience through Creative Expression

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This uncurriculum and facilitator’s guide was developed to promote resilience among teens and counteract negative factors that lead violence victimization/perpetration, sexual harassment, and gender based bullying.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2013

Serving Transgender Survivors of Sexual Violence

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This technical assistance resource from the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape provides statistics on sexual assault in trans communities, addresses the lack of trans-specific services and barriers that transgender individuals may face in accessing services, and provides guidance for advocates.