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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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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
April 2017

Integrating Transgender Survivors into Shelter and Support Groups

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Traditionally, these services have been restricted to non-transgender women or they have been sex-segregated, excluding male survivors (transgender and non-transgender) or individuals who do not identify within the gender binary (as male or female). A growing number of shelters and support groups affirm that inclusion of survivors of all genders is much easier than some may think.
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  • General Material
October 2016

Shelter Tipsheets

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This series of tip sheets from FORGE is designed to assist domestic violence shelters in making their programs trans-inclusive.
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  • General Material
September 2016

Transgender Sexual Violence Survivors: A Self Help Guide to Healing and Understanding

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This guide is written for trans survivors of sexual violence. Sections include: trauma and its aftermaths, transgender survivors of sexual assault, options for healing, and self-help techniques.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
June 2016

Transgender Youth Sexual Assault Survivors: Skills for Advocates

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This webinar addresses unique issues and strategies of working with both trans youth from supportive family structures and youth who do not have a stable home or school environment. Topics include barriers to accessing services, youth-specific confidentiality concerns, polyvictimization and intersectionality, and more.
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  • General Material
March 2016

Gender-Integrated Shelters: Experience and Advice

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This report focuses on the agencies who have integrated or are in the process of integrating transgender and gender nonconforming individuals, as well as men, into their domestic violence shelters.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
August 2015

Serving Transgender Survivors of Sexual and Domestic Violence Webinar

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Topics include prevalence rates, barriers to accessing services, and unique issues facing both trans survivors and service providers. Specific attention is paid to the complex needs surrounding shelter, as well as the challenges and opportunities of rural service delivery with trans survivors.
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  • General Material
June 2015

Know Your Rights! Trans Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

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This fact sheet outlines trans survivors’ rights under VAWA.
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  • General Material
May 2015

Let's Talk About It! A Transgender Survivor's Guide to Accessing Therapy

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This 107-page guide addresses many of the specific questions trans survivors ask: how to decide if therapy is right for you and, if it is, how to choose the best type of therapy for you, and how to find referrals and choose a therapist.
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  • General Material
January 2015

Pronouns & Trans People: Victim Service Providers' Fact Sheet

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This fact sheet explains how to respectfully ask someone about their pronouns, and explores some of the gender-neutral alternatives some people use.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 2014

Sheltering Transgender Women: Providing Welcoming Services

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This Technical Assistance Guidance highlights effective strategies for integrating trans women into shelter, building on the knowledge that most shelter staff and allied professionals have already developed practice, familiarity, and skill in providing shelter services to women.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
June 2014

Violence and Trauma in the Lives of Transgender Older Adults

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This webinar shares available data and service implications of working with transgender older adults who are often hesitant or unwilling to access care, live with higher rates of mental and physical health conditions, need the sensitivity of both trauma- and trans-informed providers, and who may need support with key social and interpersonal skills to effectively receive the care and services they need.
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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.