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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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February 2017

Enhancing Police Responses to Children Exposed to Violence: A Toolkit for Law Enforcement

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Police officers are frequently the first responders to situations that pose threats to the safety and well-being of children and families. This toolkit provides practical tools and resources to assist law enforcement agencies in building or enhancing effective operational responses to children exposed to violence (with or without a mental health partner).
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
April 2016

Responding to the Long-term Needs of Adult Children Exposed to Domestic Violence: Exploring the connection to suicide risk

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This Technical Assistance Guidance, a product of the Adult Children Exposed to Domestic Violence (ACE-DV) Leadership Forum, explores the connection between exposure to domestic violence in childhood and, among other consequences, the risk for suicide in adulthood.
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  • General Material
January 2016

Healthcare Toolbox

Publisher(s):
This toolbox provides resources and information to providers to help children and families cope with illness and injury. It provides the basics of trauma informed care.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2016

Resources for Understanding Adolescent Development

Publisher(s):
This is a web-based toolkit about adolescent development.
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  • General Material
January 2016

2016 Adoption Tax Credit Information

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This webpage provides an overview of the Federal Adoption Tax Credit, and provides brief descriptions of qualifying adoption expenses, state adoption tax credits, adoption disruption, dependency tax exemption, and adoption tax credit before finalization.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
October 2015

Collaborations and Connections Between Tribal Child Support Agencies and Tribal Domestic Violence Providers: Resources to Make it Real

Publisher(s):
This webinar highlighted promising practices for Tribal Child Support Agencies and Tribal DV programs for enhancing safe access to child support and provided a special focus on use of the new resources in Tribal settings.
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  • General Material
October 2015

EITC and Child Tax Credit Promote Work, Reduce Poverty, and Support Children’s Development, Research Finds

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This article cites to research evidencing that the EITC and CTC lead to improved infant and maternal health, better school performance, greater college enrollment, increased work and earnings in the next generation, and Social Security retirement benefits.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
May 2015

Supporting Parenting of Children Residing in Domestic Violence Shelters

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Recognizing that sensitive and complicated dynamics related to child discipline arise in domestic violence shelters, this Technical Assistance Guidance focuses on challenges regarding parenting and discipline of children who reside in these shelters, proposing a variety of recommendations for practice.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
May 2015

Trauma-Informed Birth Support: Survivor + Doula + Advocate

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This pamphlet reviews the connections between pregnancy, childbirth, and trauma, and offers information, resources, and tips for advocates and birth doulas to support trauma-informed birth experiences for survivors of domestic violence.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
April 2015

Addressing the Needs of Youth Experiencing Homelessness and Abuse

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This webinar focused on the intersections of relationship violence and sex trafficking among runaway and homeless youth. Experts in this field of service suggested a variety of ways that individuals, organizations, and communities can provide effective support to youth experiencing violence and abuse while living in unstable housing situations.
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  • General Material
April 2015

Child Trafficking for Labor in the United States

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This fact sheet defines child trafficking, describes how children are trafficked for labor, lists the challenges in identifying and providing services to child labor trafficking survivors and offers recommendations to end child labor trafficking.
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  • General Material
March 2015

Female Genital Cutting Fact Sheet

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This fact sheet gives answers to frequently asked questions regarding female genital mutilation.