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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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January 2017

Preventing and Responding to Teen Dating Violence

Author(s): Patty Branco
This Special Collection of resources emphasizes collaborative and multilevel approaches to the prevention of and response to teen dating violence. Recent updates include additional resources for teachers and school-based professionals and a new section to support the efforts of pregnancy prevention advocates and adolescent sexual health practitioners in addressing adolescent relationship abuse.
Special Collection
July 2016

Fostering Resilience, Respect & Healthy Growth in Childhood and Beyond

Author(s): Ericka Kimball, Casey Keene
This Special Collection offers resources that promote strategies for creating environments where children can thrive with a particular focus on enhancing capacity for resilience across the lifespan.
Special Collection
May 2012

Enhanced Services to Children and Youth Exposed to Domestic Violence: Promising Practices & Lessons Learned

This Special Collection provides lessons learned and related resources from nine HHS-funded 3-year demonstration projects to enhance services to children and youth who have been exposed to domestic violence.

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  • General Material
January 2017

Teen Dating Violence: NIJ-Funded Research

This webpage includes links to various NIJ-funded research studies examining the nature, characteristics and extent of dating violence.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2017

Toolkit for Education Leaders: Your Campus Can Be Ready

This toolkit offers resources for education leaders to take the first steps toward equipping students with the skills they need for relationships based on equality and respect. 
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  • General Material
January 2017

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) – Use the EITC Assistant to Find Out if You Should Claim it

This current year EITC Assistant will help you: find out your filing status; find out if you are eligible for EITC; determine if your child or children meet the tests for a qualifying child; and estimate the amount of credit.
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January 2017

The Importance of Play in Promoting Healthy Child Development and Maintaining Strong Parent-Child Bonds

Author(s): Kenneth R. Ginsburg
Report describes the healthy aspects of free and unstructured play, noting that it is essential for helping children reach important social, emotional, and cognitive developmental milestones as well as helping them manage stress and become resilient.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2017

The Ambassador Toolkit: Take Action Against Teen Dating Violence

This toolkit highlights resources and activities young people can use to spread awareness and start conversations around teen dating violence in their schools and communities. It is also a great tool for educators and community leaders to use in their existing work with youth.
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  • General Material
December 2016

Topic 607 - Adoption Credit and Adoption Assistance Programs

This page provides general information about the ATC including who can qualify, refund levels, and links to the necessary forms. The site also explains changes to the ATC over the past few years.
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  • General Material
December 2016

Special Collections: For Teens

This Special Collection developed by the National Indigenous Women's Resource Center provides information and resources on teen dating violence within Native communities.
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  • General Material
December 2016

Child and Dependent Care Expenses: For use in preparing 2016 Returns

This booklet provides an overview of the CDCTC, explains which expenses qualify, and includes charts for determining eligibility and worksheets for correctly claiming the CDCTC on tax returns.
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  • General Material
December 2016

Child Tax Credit: For use in preparing 2016 Returns

This booklet provides basic facts about the CTC, as well as worksheets to specifically determine the amount of CTC to claim on tax returns.