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  • General Material
September 2008

Interpersonal and Physical Dating Violence among Teens

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This document examines the prevalence of dating violence by gender and communities of color. The document also presents information about the different types of dating violence and their effects on teens who experience dating violence.
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  • General Material
August 2008

Forced Sexual Intercourse Among Young Adult Women

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This fact sheet uses nationally representative data to show that forced sexual intercourse is a common experience among young adult women of all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups, with verbal and physical force being the most common force used. The fact sheet also presents data that suggests the association between forced sexual intercourse and risky behaviors.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
May 2008

Substance Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence

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This document provides an overview of the research on the relationship between substance abuse and woman battering, covering the victim's use of substances and the specific needs for domestic violence services for those with substance abuse problems.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2008

Getting Safe and Sober: Real Tools You Can Use - Support Group Manual and Supplementary Materials for Advocates

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Getting Safe and Sober is a practical tool kit for use with women who have substance abuse or chemical dependence problems and who are, or have been, victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or sexual abuse.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
November 2007

Freedom from Violence: Tools for Working with Trauma, Mental Health and Substance Use

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This comprehensive toolkit includes information, personal stories, and guides for specific situations for service providers. It works within an Anti-Oppression Perspective and uses a Harm Reduction Framework to promote safety for women who have experienced trauma, mental health problems, and substance abuse, issues which are highly pertinent to any domestic violence shelter.
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  • General Material
January 2007

Abuse in Later Life: Power and Control Dynamics and a Victim-Centered Response

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Heath care professionals, such as nurses and mental health service providers, are in a unique position to identify and address the needs of older victims of abuse. This article focuses on three main topics: the dynamics of abuse in later life, a victim-centered response, and working collaboratively with other disciplines to offer a comprehensive response to these complex cases.
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  • General Material
December 2005

Shelter Health: Essentials of Care for People Living in Shelter

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This document provides guidance on creating shelter environments that are safe and healthy for residents and staff.
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  • General Material
December 2005

Key Considerations for Reunifying Adult Sex Offenders and their Families

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It provides an overview of the dynamics and key issues warranting attention when considering reunification and preservation with sex offenders as part of a broader, more comprehensive approach to sex offender management.
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  • General Material
June 2004

Violence Against Women: The Role of Welfare Reform

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Using survey research in two California counties, this study documents high rates of domestic violence among welfare recipients, and its impact, along with mental health and substance abuse issues, on women's ability to find work.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2001

Seeking Safety: A Treatment Manual for PTSD and Substance Abuse

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Seeking Safety is an empirically studied, integrative treatment approach developed to help people attain safety from trauma/PTSD and substance abuse. This website provides implementation tools, sample topics, research summaries, articles, and assessment tools related to the program.
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  • General Material
July 2000

Safety and Sobriety: Best Practices in Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse

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This manual outlines procedures that human service professionals can follow when they are facing clients living with both domestic violence and substance abuse, and provides guidance for forging collaborations between agencies.
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  • General Material
February 2000

Promoting resilience: Helping young children and parents affected by substance abuse, domestic violence, and depression in the context of welfare reform

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This is Issue Brief #8 in a series based on a growing body of research that suggests that successful policies for families must take into account the needs of children when addressing the needs of parents and the needs of parents when addressing the needs of children.