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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
  • General Material
March 2013

Using Policies to Promote Child Sexual Abuse Prevention: What is Working?

Author(s): Carol Plummer, Alisa Klein
This Applied Research paper reviews both international and U.S.-based policy efforts to promote sexual abuse prevention and offers considerations for policy development in communities and organizations.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
January 2013

Runaway and Homeless Youth and Relationship Violence Toolkit

This toolkit was developed by and for advocates in the runaway and homeless youth and dv/sa fields to help programs create partnerships, meaningful services, and effective intervention and prevention strategies for working with youth at risk.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 2013

The Evaluation of Campus-Based Gender Violence Prevention Programming: What We Know about Program Effectiveness and Implications for Practitioners

Author(s): Roberta E. Gibbons, Julie Evans
This Applied Research paper reviews available evidence on the effectiveness of gender violence prevention programs on college campuses, explores various models of campus-based prevention programming, and discusses the implications of emerging themes from the literature for practice.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 2013

Thirteen Ways Any HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT Can Make Ending Domestic Violence His or Her Business

This document describes ways in which any high school student can help ending domestic violence.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 2012

Violence During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period

Author(s): Sandra L. Martin, Jennet Arcara, McLean D. Pollock
This Applied Research paper provides research findings concerning violence against pregnant and postpartum women, discusses some of the strengths and limitations of these studies, and concludes with comments concerning the implications of this work for practice and research.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
November 2012

Domestic Violence: Understanding the Basics

This 1 hour interactive eLearning module addresses 10 common questions related to domestic violence to help new advocates, allied professionals, students, and the general public achieve a basic understanding of this complex issue.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
November 2012

Domestic Violence and the Holidays: What's Cooking?

With the approaching holiday season, questions may arise about how to appropriately respond to the food-related needs of survivors in shelter and how to manage excess food donations. This brief document offers guidance from the NRCDV Technical Assistance Team.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 2012

Domestic Violence Shelter Services: A Review of the Empirical Evidence

Author(s): Cris M. Sullivan
This paper examines the empirical studies of shelter effectiveness in the lives of abused women. This review includes studies of "shelter" in general, and does not address the specific programs offered within shelter (e.g., support groups, children's programs), which are the subject of separate research summaries. See more at The DV Evidence Project.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 2012

Outcome Evaluation for DV Programs #5: How Do We Approach Gathering, Maintaining and Analyzing Data?

Author(s): Eleanor Lyon, Cris M. Sullivan
This brief document provides general guidelines for using samples with special considerations for shelters, groups, and advocacy; reviews protocols for data collection; and provides recommendations for data storage, entry, and analysis. The content of this series of Outcome Evaluation Issues Briefs is drawn from a 2007 NRCDV publication entitled "Outcome Evaluation Strategies for Domestic Violence Services Programs Receiving FVPSA Funding: A Practical Guide," authored by Eleanor Lyon, PhD and Cris Sullivan, PhD.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 2012

Outcome Evaluation for DV Programs #2: What is the Difference Between Research and Evaluation and Between Process and Outcome Evaluation?

Author(s): Eleanor Lyon, Cris M. Sullivan
This brief document describes the key distinctions between research and evaluation and describes the utility of each for domestic violence programs. The content of this series of Outcome Evaluation Issues Briefs is drawn from a 2007 NRCDV publication entitled "Outcome Evaluation Strategies for Domestic Violence Services Programs Receiving FVPSA Funding: A Practical Guide," authored by Eleanor Lyon, PhD and Cris Sullivan, PhD.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 2012

Advocacy Services for Women with Abusive Partners: A Review of the Empirical Evidence

Author(s): Cris M. Sullivan
Advocacy interventions have received scant evaluation, and the belief in their effectiveness has largely been predicated on anecdotal evidence. The purpose of this review was to systematically locate and review the empirical evidence behind providing advocacy services to survivors of intimate partner violence. See more at The DV Evidence Project.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 2012

Outcome Evaluation for DV Programs #6: How Can We Make Our Evaluation Findings Work for Us?

Author(s): Eleanor Lyon, Cris M. Sullivan
This brief document discusses how outcome evaluation can be used both internally and externally by domestic violence programs, how to share information with others, and how to use findings to justify or support services. The content of this series of Outcome Evaluation Issues Briefs is drawn from a 2007 NRCDV publication entitled "Outcome Evaluation Strategies for Domestic Violence Services Programs Receiving FVPSA Funding: A Practical Guide," authored by Eleanor Lyon, PhD and Cris Sullivan, PhD.