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NRCDV Publications

The materials displayed here include practice guides, research briefs and reports, policy papers, information packets, Technical Assistance Guidance (TAG) documents, webinar recordings, videos, brochure templates, and other publications of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
Practice guides, research briefs and reports, policy papers, information packets, Technical Assistance Guidance (TAG) documents, webinar recordings, videos, and brochure templates. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.

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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
February 2016

Working with Latin@ Communities to Prevent Teen Dating Violence: Strategies for Engagement and Creative Interventions

Author(s): Ivonne Ortiz
This session provides an overview of the culturally specific issues faced by Latin@ youth victims of teen dating violence.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
February 2016

The Intersectionality of Forced Marriage with Other Forms of Abuse in the United States

Author(s): Casey Swegman
This Applied Research paper provides information and research on forced marriage in the United States and its intersections with child abuse, sexual assault and rape, domestic and family violence, stalking, female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C), and human trafficking. The research demonstrates that forced marriage is a serious but neglected problem in this country, and despite many advocates’ best efforts, survivors of forced marriage and those at risk continue to fall through the cracks of the systems and programs set up to protect individuals from abuse.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 2015

Domestic Violence and the Holidays: Beyond Resolutions, Envisioning Your Future

Author(s): Ivonne Ortiz
As we naturally reflect on the year that has passed, questions may arise about how to set and achieve life goals and envision the short- and long-term future. This Technical Assistance Guidance explores the New Year’s holiday as an opportunity for domestic violence programs to engage in positive visioning with advocates and survivors.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
October 2015

Embracing the Intersectionality of Oppressions Lens: Bringing the margins to the center

This webinar explored the significance, gifts, challenges, successes and the evolution of using an intersectionality of oppressions lens as the main approach to our work.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
October 2015

Allies in the Struggle: Intersectional work as a trauma-informed response and prevention

Author(s): Kate McCord
This webinar was designed for aspiring white allies interested in deepening their understanding of the connections between racial justice work and domestic and sexual violence intervention and prevention work.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
July 2015

Expanding Safety and Support Services For Survivors of Domestic Violence and Their Pets

This webinar reviewed 1) ways to provide safe shelter to survivors and their pets, 2) details regarding National SAF-T day, 3) new legislation that protects victims and pets from further abuse, and 4) an overview of the Safe Havens Mapping Project.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
July 2015

Women's Experiences of Abuse as a Risk Factor for Incarceration

Author(s): Melissa E. Dichter
Violence perpetrated against women and girls increases their risk of arrest and incarceration; this paper examines the intersections of violence that are forcing abused girls and women into the criminal justice system not as victims, but as offenders.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
July 2015

Women’s Experiences of Abuse as a Risk Factor for Incarceration: A Research Update

Author(s): Melissa E. Dichter, Sue Osthoff
This Applied Research paper provides an update to Mary Gilfus’ (2002) publication on the pathways from victimization to incarceration among women and girls, based on the relevant research published in the past 12 years. This research provides additional findings about the extent of victimization experienced by women and girls under correctional control, and a deeper understanding of the ways in which experience of victimization can lead to incarceration.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
June 2015

Trauma-Informed Birth Support for Survivors of Abuse

Author(s): Kenya Fairley, Fern Gilkerson
This webinar provides information on the impact of trauma in pregnancy and childbirth and outlines how a partnership between advocates and birth workers in the community may be of benefit to pregnant survivors of domestic or sexual violence. Together, victim advocacy and doula skills can set in motion a new beginning for healthier relationships between survivors of abuse and their newborns.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
May 2015

Trauma-Informed Birth Support: Survivor + Doula + Advocate

This pamphlet reviews the connections between pregnancy, childbirth, and trauma, and offers information, resources, and tips for advocates and birth doulas to support trauma-informed birth experiences for survivors of domestic violence.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
May 2015

Supporting Parenting of Children Residing in Domestic Violence Shelters

Author(s): Casey Keene, Ivonne Ortiz
Recognizing that sensitive and complicated dynamics related to child discipline arise in domestic violence shelters, this Technical Assistance Guidance focuses on challenges regarding parenting and discipline of children who reside in these shelters, proposing a variety of recommendations for practice.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
April 2015

Addressing the Needs of Youth Experiencing Homelessness and Abuse

This webinar focused on the intersections of relationship violence and sex trafficking among runaway and homeless youth. Experts in this field of service suggested a variety of ways that individuals, organizations, and communities can provide effective support to youth experiencing violence and abuse while living in unstable housing situations.