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November 2013

A Hidden Cause of Chronic Illness

Author(s): Alexis Jetter
This piece, originally published in More magazine, received an honorable mention for the 2014 Dart Awards for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma. It explores how previous domestic violence and sexual trauma can continue to impact survivors many years later in the form of chronic health problems.
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November 2013

Conducting Safe, Effective and Ethical Interviews with Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

This media guide includes considerations and guidance for anyone setting out to interview survivors. The tips are organized into stages of preparation for the interview, during the interview, after the interview and special attention is given to ensuring the safety and security of interviewees.
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September 2013

Making Shelters Safe for Transgender Evacuees

This document provides guidelines for making shelters safe for transgender evacuees.
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September 2013

Untangling the Intersection of HIV & Trauma: Why It Matters and What We Can Do

Author(s): Naina Khanna, Suraj Madoori
This article examines the ways trauma in the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS impacts access to and retention in care.
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September 2013

Trauma-Informed Approaches: Federal Activities and Initiatives: A Working Document, Second Report

In the past decade, it has become increasingly clear that addressing trauma requires a multi-agency, multi-pronged approach. Public education, prevention, early identification, and effective trauma assessment and treatment are all necessary to break the cycle of trauma and violence. Significant progress has been made in creating organizational cultures based on knowledge of trauma and its impact (trauma-informed approaches), strategies to prevent or reduce rates of violence and trauma, and effective treatment interventions (trauma-specific treatments).
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May 2013

Transgender, Disability & Trauma: Empowering providers who work with multiply-marginalized populations

This webinar convers information on who transgender people are and the types of violence they experience as well as examining the intersections between disability and traumatic experience.
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April 2013

Domestic Violence, Mental Health & Trauma: Research Highlights

Author(s): Carole Warshaw, Holly Barnes
This paper presents findings from several studies demonstrating that women who experience domestic violence are more at risk for mental health problems.
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February 2013

A Systematic Review of Trauma-Focused Interventions for Domestic Violence Survivors

Author(s): Carole Warshaw, Cris M. Sullivan, Echo A. Rivera
This literature review provides an analysis of nine trauma-based treatments specifically designed or modified for survivors of domestic violence, along with caveats and recommendations for research and practice going forward.
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January 2013

We Rise! Children, Trauma, and Resilience

Author(s): Josh Sarantitis
This document provides multiple activities and events to encourage young people to work through challenges related to violence that informed the development of a community mural.
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January 2013

Serving Transgender Survivors of Sexual Violence

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.
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January 2013

Six Ways to Ground Yourself When You’re Feeling Anxious

Author(s): Cortney Chaite
This document provides steps to help reduce anxiety.
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January 2013

Women who Stay: Perspectives of Latina Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence on Staying with or Leaving Abusive Partners

Many women, regardless of race or ethnicity, choose to continue to live with partners who have been (or continue to be) abusive. Traditional domestic violence intervention approaches have emphasized women leaving abusive relationships, but the applicability and acceptability of this approach for women from culturally diverse backgrounds, including immigrant and Latina survivors of IPV, is not well understood.