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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.

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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2013

Maturing Your Services: Advocating for Survivors of Sexual Violence in Later Life

This interactive online course is designed to increase advocates’ and other victim service professionals’ capacity for serving victims of sexual violence in later life.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
November 2012

Domestic Violence: Understanding the Basics

This 1 hour interactive eLearning module addresses 10 common questions related to domestic violence to help new advocates, allied professionals, students, and the general public achieve a basic understanding of this complex issue.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
November 2012

Domestic Violence and the Holidays: What's Cooking?

With the approaching holiday season, questions may arise about how to appropriately respond to the food-related needs of survivors in shelter and how to manage excess food donations. This brief document offers guidance from the NRCDV Technical Assistance Team.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
October 2012

Walking with Latino Survivors

This webinar highlights best practices for advocates when working with Latino survivors.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
October 2012

Examining the Work of Local Domestic Violence Programs within a "Social and Emotional Well-Being Promotion" Conceptual Framework

Author(s): Cris M. Sullivan
This paper examines the work of domestic violence programs within a "social and emotional well-being" framework. It first elucidates how domestic violence negatively impacts survivors' and their children's well- being, and which factors have been shown to restore this well-being over time. It then describes the Theory of Change that is at the foundation of domestic violence programs' work, and details how domestic violence programs creatively engage with survivors and their children to influence the factors known to promote their well-being.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 2012

Advocacy Services for Women with Abusive Partners: A Review of the Empirical Evidence

Author(s): Cris M. Sullivan
Advocacy interventions have received scant evaluation, and the belief in their effectiveness has largely been predicated on anecdotal evidence. The purpose of this review was to systematically locate and review the empirical evidence behind providing advocacy services to survivors of intimate partner violence. See more at The DV Evidence Project.
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  • General Material
October 2012

Helping Children Recover from Exposure to Trauma: Resources for Child Care Providers and Parents

This is a document provides information on helping children recover from trauma. It provides links to resources and training modules for early childhood educators.
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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.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
September 2012

Transgender 101: Serving Gender Variant Crime Victims

This webinar is designed to assist service providers in better serving transgender survivors of sexual assault and other forms of violence. Topics covered in the webinar include a discussion of the diversity under the transgender umbrella, social, medical, legal and other options for transgender people, conversation about components of a transgender person's life that may or may not be relevant to service providers and resources to support transgender crime victims and the professionals who serve them.
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  • General Material
August 2012

Know and Tell Why Factsheet

This fact sheet explains the importance of service providers knowing why they are required to ask specific questions, and explaining to survivors what information the agency is trying to find out with the questions. This is particularly important when working with trans individuals.
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  • General Material
May 2012

Enhancing Prosecutions of Human Trafficking and Related Violence Against Sexually Exploited Women

Author(s): Jennifer Gentile Long
This issue discusses the critical strategies that can help prosecutors develop a response to human trafficking that recognizes and responds to the interconnected sexual and physical violence perpetrated against trafficked and non-trafficked victims.
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  • General Material
May 2012

Services Available to Victims of Human Trafficking: A Resource Guide for Social Service Providers

This booklet provides brief descriptions of community and State-funded resources available to victims of trafficking. Various Federal benefits and services are included as well as details on how to obtain a Certification Letter or Eligibility Letter from the HHS Office of Refugee Resettlement.