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January 2017

Working with Sign Language Interpreters for Events

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The Working with Sign Language Interpreters tip sheet provides information on how to find, select, and evaluate sign language interpreters for in-person events.
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  • General Material
January 2015

Culture, Language, and Access: Key Considerations for Serving Deaf Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

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This document offers a framework for understanding and addressing the unmet needs of Deaf survivors that is rooted in a cultural and linguistic perspective.
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  • General Material
August 2014

Designing Accessible Events for People with Disabilities and Deaf Individuals: Budgeting for Access Tip Sheet

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When planning events there are accommodations necessary to ensure that attendees with disabilities and Deaf attendees have complete access to the venue and the event's presentations and materials. This tip sheet provides you with information on common access features and cost estimates so you can incorporate those considerations into funding proposals and budgets for your events.
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  • General Material
August 2014

Designing Accessible Events for People with Disabilities and Deaf Individuals: Registration Tip Sheet

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The registration tip sheet covers what questions you should ask about lodging, meals, interpreting, personal care attendants, and other accommodation needs.
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  • Training Tools
June 2014

Screening for Human Trafficking: Guidelines for Administering the Trafficking Victim Identification Tool

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Contents include The Purpose and Limitations of Screening; Tips for Conducting Interviews; Frequently Asked Questions; Advice on Using the Trafficking Victim Identification Tool (TVIT); TVIT long and short versions; Training and Other Resources, and; Definitions of Human Trafficking in the United States.
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  • General Material
April 2011

Forging New Collaborations: A Guide for Rape Crisis, Domestic Violence, and Disability Organizations

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Vera Institute of Justice’s Center on Victimization and Safety has created a roadmap for bringing together agencies at the intersection of violence and disability so that they can create a new and effective approach to safety, healing, and accessibility to services for their clients.
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Sexual Violence Against Women with Disabilities and Deaf Women: Needs and Remedies

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Sections include: Definitions and implications What we know about women with disabilities, Deaf women, and sexual violence Effectively serving sexual assault survivors with disabilities
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Sexual Violence Against Women with Disabilities and Deaf Women: Needs and Remedies

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Sections include: Definitions and implications What we know about women with disabilities, Deaf women, and sexual violence Effectively serving sexual assault survivors with disabilities
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  • General Material
September 2008

Treatment and Reentry Practices for Sex Offenders: An Overview of States

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This report attempts to address these issues by providing an overview and analysis of existing treatment and reentry practices for sex offenders who are involved with the criminal justice system. It focuses, specifically, on four broad areas of practice: treatment in prison, treatment under community supervision, reentry programming, and community supervision
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Safe Return: Working Toward Preventing Domestic Violence When Men Return From Prison

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"Corrections and parole officials and domestic violence advocates met in two roundtable discussions to examine ways to address intimate partner violence when men return from prison. This report summarizes the practices and key challenges identified in those meetings and addresses themes such as institutional resistance to addressing domestic violence, ways to involve intimate partnersÑincluding women who may have been victims of domestic violenceÑin reentry planning, and the value of cultural competence and programming that considers race.
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Values and Norms

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This webpage provides information on etiquette, norms and values present in the Deaf culture.
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  • General Material

Etiquette Tips for Working with Deaf/Hard of Hearing Individuals

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This one-pager offers tips for hearing advocates to engage in effective, respectful communication with Deaf or hard of hearing individuals.