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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.
total results: 202  | date published date added a-z

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.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
April 2018

Tools for Transformation: Becoming Accessible, Culturally Responsive, and Trauma-Informed Organizations

Publisher(s):
The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health (NCDVTMH) has designed this toolkit for organizations serving survivors of domestic and sexual violence and their children. Its purpose is to support organizations in their efforts to become more accessible, culturally responsive, and trauma-informed (ACRTI) in their approach and services.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
January 2018

The Difference Between Surviving and Not Surviving: Public Benefits Programs and Domestic and Sexual Violence Victims' Economic Security

Author(s): Publisher(s):
For domestic violence and sexual assault victims, the public benefits programs that support basic economic security are of critical importance. This report discusses the findings from a 2017 survey of over 1,100 service providers. It details barriers survivors encounter when trying to access public benefits programs, cross-sector collaboration and systems-level advocacy, and possible legislative changes to these critical programs.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2018

Assisting Self-Represented Litigants in Domestic Violence Cases

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This planning guide is intended to assist courts to better meet the needs of self-represented litigants in domestic violence cases.
Materials
  • General Material
December 2017

The State of the World's Children 2017: Children in a Digital World

Publisher(s):
This report explores the different ways digital technology affects children, identifying dangers as well as opportunities, and discusses how digital access can be a game changer for children or yet another dividing line.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
October 2017

Enhanced Safety Planning for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This webinar offers guidance for advocates on how to help immigrant survivors become aware of their rights; identify immigration remedies for victims, including special VAWA provisions around confidentiality; prepare enhanced safety plans for immigrant survivors; and increase meaningful access to services for immigrants and survivors with limited English proficiency.
Materials
  • General Material
October 2017

Ensuring Access to Shelter and Services for Immigrant Survivors

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and trafficking often face additional challenges and barriers when seeking assistance and safety. This document discusses the importance of continuously enhancing outreach and access to services in order to provide a pathway to safety and well-being for immigrant survivors and their children.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
October 2017

First Responders: Support for Pregnant Survivors of Abuse or Rape During Disasters

Publisher(s):
This fact sheet covers the intersection of abuse and pregnancy, specific challenges and barriers to reporting violent incidents during disasters, what first responders need to know about pregnant survivors of abuse, and ways they can be of help.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
August 2017

When it comes to gender-inclusive services, how can we do better?

Author(s): Publisher(s):
In NRCDV's August 2017 TA Question of the month, Breckan Erdman shares resources for promoting gender inclusivity in domestic and sexual violence agencies.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
July 2017

FVPSA Final Rule: Supporting Services for All Survivors

Publisher(s):
The new regulations clarify and reinforce that all FVPSA grantees and subgrantees must adhere to statutory and regulatory requirements that are vital to the FVPSA mission of supporting welcoming, inclusive, and accessible services for all survivors of domestic and dating violence and their families.