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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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November 2018

Widening the Lens: The Bi-directional Pathways between Domestic Violence and Social Factors

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This brief provides a synthesis of the research connecting housing instability, economic insecurity, substance misuse, and domestic violence. It also includes a short discussion of the broad social context in which patterns of domestic violence occur and a series of recommendations for decision makers, policy developers, and organizational leaders working to prevent domestic violence in their communities.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
October 2018

National Call of Unity 2018: #1Thing Towards Collective Action

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Every year the National Call of Unity kicks off Domestic Violence Awareness Month by offering an opportunity to mourn, celebrate, and connect with advocates from national, state, and community-based organizations, governmental agencies, allied movements, survivors and their family and friends.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
July 2018

DVAM 2018 Countdown: Inspiring Action Through a Unified Message - What's Your #1Thing?

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Why #1Thing? The Domestic Violence Awareness Project Advisory Group came together to develop a unified message for inspiring action. NRCDV's DVAM 2018 countdown webinar explores how our collective One Things can lead to the social transformation we all desire to see in our communities and the world. 
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
January 2018

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

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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.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
January 2018

Power through Partnerships: A Community-Based Participatory Research Toolkit for Domestic Violence Researchers

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Community-based participatory research (CBPR) is an approach to research in which researchers and community members share power, resources, and decision-making at every level of the research process. This online toolkit is to supports emerging researchers who would like to learn more about CBPR approaches, particularly in the context of domestic violence.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2018

Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Toolkit

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The SART Toolkit is available for local, multi-disciplinary teams working on sexual assault cases. This toolkit is a source for information and resources related to working as a team, responding to sexual assault, starting a SART, engaging your community, and much more.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2018

Trafficking: Trauma & Trauma-Informed Collaboration & Advocacy

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Building from what trafficking survivors have taught us, this webinar discusses how to identify survivors, how past experience of help-seeking can influence current attempts, and the importance of trauma-informed care at different points of contact with survivors such as raids, arrest, and at shelters.
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December 2017

Forgotten and Left Behind: Shifting Narratives and Exploring Policy Solutions for Vulnerable Youth and Young Adults

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This report provides key insights and next steps from CLASP’s 2017 convening, which discussed the need for a multi-generational, multi-racial, youth-centered dialogue around policy change. Participants recognized that young people should drive the agenda for a stronger, healthier, more just, and more equitable future.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
November 2017

How can my agency invest in building equitable community environments that support safe relationships?

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In NRCDV's December 2017 TA Question of the month, guest writers from Prevention Institute offer four recommendations for building equitable communities.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
August 2017

Awareness + Action = Social Change: Strategies to End Gender-Based Violence

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For Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we refer to the equation “Awareness + Action = Social Change” as a call to communities to be an active part of ending gender-based violence.
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  • General Material
August 2017

National Best Practices for Sexual Assault Kits: A Multidisciplinary Approach

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These best practices emphasize the use of collaborative, victim-centered, and multidisciplinary approaches to improve evidence collection and preservation, increase consistency and provide uniformity for the prioritization and transferal of evidence, enhance laboratory process efficiencies for DNA testing, and advance investigative practices and agency protocols.
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  • General Material
July 2017

A Health Equity and Multisector Approach to Preventing Domestic Violence

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A multisector health equity approach addresses the underlying contributors to DV and inequities in DV (harmful norms, weak community responses, housing insecurity, economic insecurity, and others) and promotes community environments that support safe and equitable relationships and communities. This publication offers research, analysis, and frameworks to understand factors within communities that support safe relationships and reduction of domestic violence.