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The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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Special Collection

Special Collection
November 2017

Serving Trans and Non-Binary Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Author(s):
Despite the fact that people who identify as trans or non-binary experience violence at alarming rates, there are still significant gaps in services for these survivors of domestic and sexual violence. This collection supports advocates and agencies seeking to provide accessible, sensitive, and relevant services that are inclusive to survivors of all genders.
Special Collection
April 2014

Violence in the Lives of the Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Author(s):
This Special Collection offers information regarding the experiences and needs of individuals who are Deaf or hard of hearing and have experienced abuse. The purpose of this collection is to: 1) increase victim advocates' knowledge and understanding of Deaf culture, 2) provide resources to assist helping professionals in direct service work with Deaf individuals, and 3) highlight best practices for addressing domestic and sexual violence in the Deaf community.
Special Collection
April 2013

Trauma-Informed Domestic Violence Services: Developing Collaborations and Increasing Access (Part 3 of 3)

The third of a 3-part collection, which also includes Understanding the Framework and Approach (PART 1 of 3), and Building Program Capacity (PART 2 of 3), PART 3 provides resources for building collaboration to ensure that survivors and their children have access to culture-, DV- and trauma-informed mental health and substance abuse services.
Special Collection
January 2013

NRCDV Access Initiative: Documenting Our Progress Towards Greater Accessibility

Author(s):
Be the change we wish to see in the world. That is just what the staff of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) had in mind when we launched the “Access Initiative” in 2006. The Initiative represented NRCDV’s organizational commitment –as an employer, service provider, and community member—to individuals with disabilities and accessibility in general. “The Access Initiative not only made me a better TA Provider, but also a better person.” - NRCDV staff member, 2013
Special Collection
January 2000

Centering the Needs of Male-Identified Survivors of Domestic Violence

Author(s):
“An officer said to me, ‘She must be a really big woman, and stronger than you.’  Society doesn't believe men like me that go through things like these.” –  Male Survivor

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
June 2021

WEBINAR: Enhancing Services to Male-Identified Survivors Series Part 3: Gender Neutral Advocacy / Mejorando los Servicios para Sobrevivientes Autoidentificados como Hombres: La Intersesoria Genero Neutral

Author(s): Publisher(s):
In part three of the Enhancing Services to Male Survivors Series, the presenters engage in a discussion about how to meaningfully support survivors of all genders while maintaining & strengthening a collective, feminist analysis on gender, power, and violence. / En la tercera parte de la serie Mejorando los Servicios para los Sobrevivientes que se Autoidentifican como Hombres, los presentadores participan en una discusión sobre cómo apoyar de manera significativa a los sobrevivientes de todos los géneros mientras mantienen y fortalecen un análisis feminista colectivo sobre género, poder y violencia.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
June 2021

What do domestic violence programs need to know about coercive control to ensure survivor-specific and gender-inclusive supports for male-identified and people of all genders? (Part 2)

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Intimate partner violence programs must understand oppression and have processes in place that assess for power imbalances in individual relationships in order to competently serve male-identified individuals, survivors of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, and people of all genders. The June 2021 TA Question of the Month outlines what programs need to know about coercive control to ensure inclusive supports for survivors of all genders.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
May 2021

What do domestic violence programs need to know in order to welcome and support male-identified and people of all genders? Getting real about patriarchy & power (Part 1)

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Domestic violence programs play a key role in shifting from a culture that tolerates difference to one that embraces intersectionality. The May 2021 TA Question of the Month outlines what domestic violence programs need to know in order to serve survivors of all genders with autonomy and dignity. 
Materials
  • General Material
December 2020

Strategies to Recruit, Hire, and Sustain Diversity in the Workplace

Author(s): Publisher(s):
While there is strong empirical confirmation that effectively recruiting, hiring, and retaining a diverse staff is positively correlated with increased organizational performance, many studies and surveys show that many organizations struggle to do so. This report offers suggestions for a more comprehensive recruitment, interview, and selection processes and provides a primer to think about and redesign the existing structures that impede inclusion and equity in the workplace and to create the foundation needed to sustain diversity.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
August 2020

WEBINAR: Enhancing Services to Male Survivors Part 2: Voices from the Field

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Part II of the Enhancing Services to Male Survivors webinar series showcases the work of two domestic violence agencies that are leading the way as they expand their services to male survivors. The presenters share lessons learned through this process and offer promising practices to help build capacity to recognize and respond to the needs of male-identified survivors of domestic violence.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
July 2020

Coffee and Conversation: When Black Women Seek Help

Publisher(s):
This webinar from Ujima, Inc. explores the many different avenues or systems that Black women may engage when addressing the intersecting forms of violence in their lives. Presenters from different service sectors discuss the ways in which advocates in those fields can be more culturally humble, trauma-informed, and responsive to the needs and realities of Black women survivors.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
July 2020

Increasing Access to Healing Services and Just Outcomes for Older African American Crime Survivors: A Toolkit for Enhancing Critical Knowledge and Informing Action within the Crime Victim Assistance Field

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Older African Americans experience crime and violence at the intersections of race, age, class, and other identities. This toolkit offers victim services providers and criminal justice systems stakeholders information and practical strategies to enhance their capacity to identify, reach, and serve older African American victims.