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Erika A. Sussman Content Topic Results

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October 2015

Credit Checks: An Illegitimate Barrier to Employment for Survivors

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This webinar presented by the Center for Survivor Agency and Justice and Amy Traub of the policy organization Demos discusses how credit checks can prevent domestic violence survivors from accessing employment.
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November 2014

Building Partnerships for Economic Justice: A Report on Innovative Pilot Projects

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This is a report on the Building Partnerships for Economic Justice program which involves organizations partnering to work on issues of economic and consumer rights for survivors of domestic violence. This is a project of the Center for Survivor Agency and Justice.
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August 2013

Economic Ripple Effect of IPV: Building Partnerships for Systemic Change

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This article by Sara Shoener and Erika A. Sussman of the Center for Survivor Agency & Justice explores how “indirect and lasting economic consequences ripple throughout survivors’ lives long after the abuse has stopped” (p. 83).
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December 2011

Representing Domestic Violence Survivors Who are Experiencing Trauma and Other Mental Health Challenges: A Handbook for Attorneys

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This handbook was created to provide guidance to attorneys so that they can help survivors achieve their civil legal objectives when trauma or other mental health challenges are a potential factor in a case.
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January 2011

Consumer Rights Screening Tool for Domestic Violence Advocates and Lawyers

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This tool is meant to be used by attorneys and advocates working with domestic violence survivors to help them determine if a client might be facing consumer law issues that would necessitate referral to a consumer rights attorney or advocate.
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January 2006

The Civil Protection Order as a Tool for Economic Justice

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This article encourages domestic violence advocates and attorneys to use civil protection orders as a tool to help their clients access economic security.
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January 2006

The Civil Protective Order as a Tool for Economic Justice

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This article urges attorneys and advocates for survivors to consider using civil protection orders as a tool for accessing economic justice.
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Domestic Violence Screening Tool for Consumer Lawyers

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This document is a screening tool that consumer attorneys can use to determine when a client might be a survivor of domestic violence or currently in a domestic violence situation.