Show Me:

An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

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.

Materials

Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 2014

Why Pets Mean So Much: The Human-Animal Bond in the Context of Intimate Partner Violence

Developed by the Animal Welfare Institute, this Technical Assistance Guidance explores ways that victim advocates can assist survivors of domestic violence and their pets when seeking safety and refuge from abuse.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
July 2014

Sheltering Animals and Families Together: Expanding safety and support services for survivors while helping to protect their pets

Author(s): Allie Phillips
This webinar describes the linkage between the urgent need to protect domestic violence victims and their pets from further abuse and the comfort that pets can provide, especially in times of stress and trauma.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
June 2014

Finding Safety and Support

This generic brochure is designed to be used or adapted by local programs, state DV/SA coalitions, educators, allied professionals, and the general public to raise awareness of helping resources for victims experiencing domestic violence.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
June 2014

Helping End Domestic Violence

This generic brochure is designed to be used or adapted by local programs, state DV/SA coalitions, educators, allied professionals, and the general public to raise awareness of how individuals and the community can help end domestic violence.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
April 2014

Trauma-Informed Birth Support for Survivors of Abuse

Author(s): Pam Glenn
This webinar, held on Monday, April 21, 2014, provided information for both victim advocates working in shelter settings as well as birth doulas, regarding the identification and impact of domestic violence and abuse in pregnant women. Likewise, the benefits of a partnership between these two groups was discussed as a way to further improve pregnancy and birth outcomes for pregnant survivors.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
April 2014

Birth Doulas and Shelter Advocates: Creating Partnerships and Building Capacity

Author(s): Fern Gilkerson, Kenya Fairley
Pregnant women's experiences and needs for emotional support, physical well-being, access to healthcare and other community-based services are significantly different from women who are not pregnant. For pregnant women also dealing with past or current domestic violence and currently residing in a domestic violence shelter or safe house, the multitude of experiences and needs may be even greater.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
March 2014

The Monument Quilt: Creating a public culture of support for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault

Author(s): Rebecca Nagle, Hannah Brancato
This training introduces listeners to The Monument Quilt, an on-going collection of stories from survivors of rape and abuse to transform our current culture of public shame into a culture of public support.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
March 2014

National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Safety Strategies for Women at Risk

Author(s): Michele Decker
On this webinar, Dr. Michele Decker discussed the link between dating/domestic violence and women's exposure to HIV. Ways to raise awareness, decrease stigma and increase services for HIV+ women were shared for crisis counselors, domestic violence victim advocates and shelter managers.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 2013

Domestic Violence and the Holidays: Cultural Sensitivity During the Holiday Season

The holiday season (defined here as the time period beginning the week of Thanksgiving through New Year's Day) can present both opportunities and challenges for survivors and advocates in shelter. This Technical Assistance Guidance discusses some issues to consider as programs work with survivors and their families during this time of year. Offering a range of supportive programing can increase the chances that residents will have a positive shelter experience. Included are practical, cost-effective interventions, which may be easily adopted at any shelter program.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 2013

Parental Alienation Syndrome and Parental Alienation: A Research Review

Author(s): Joan S. Meier
This Applied Research paper provides a historical and research overview of Parental Alienation Syndrome and Parental Alienation, identifies strategic issues for advocates working with victims, and offers guidelines to improve courts’ treatment of these issues.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 2013

What is the connection between firearms and domestic violence homicides?

This form offers taking points for advocates on the connection between firearms and domestic violence homicides. Recent, fully cited statistics are provided to assist advocates in engaging the media and raising awareness of this important issue.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
March 2013

Sexual Violence in the Lives of African American Women: Risk, Response, and Resilience

Author(s): Carolyn M. West, Kamilah Johnson
This Applied Research paper reviews the sociohistorical context of Black women’s sexual victimization, the characteristics of Black rape survivors and their experiences, and the risk factors that elevate Black women’s vulnerability to rape and consequences thereof. Culturally sensitive techniques to promote resilience are offered.