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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 2016

Sexual Assault Against Females

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This resource page discusses information specific to adult women who have experienced sexual assault. It provides information on prevalence, common responses, and survivors can seek help.
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  • Training Tools
January 2016

Helping Those Released from Family Detention: Asylum Options for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

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This webinar series is for attorneys, accredited representatives, domestic and sexual violence advocates, mental health service providers and social workers already familiar with VAWA and U visas to help women and children released from family detention centers. 
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  • Training Tools
January 2016

Resource Guide for Advocates & Attorneys on Interpretation Services for Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Trafficking Victims

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These guidelines focus on court interpretation for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or trafficking with limited English proficiency. It is intended to inform how advocacy, interpretation, and language access can be integrated.
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January 2016

Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO) Program Overview

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This brochure provides an overview of the programming conducted by the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO), including sexual assault awareness training, Active Bystander Training, victim support services, and program oversight.
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January 2016

Harnessing the Learning Community Model to Integrate Trauma-Informed Care Principles in Service Organizations

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This report presents findings from the Learning Community Model for Implementation to develop a promising methodology to help service organizations adopt and sustain the practices and principles of trauma-informed care.
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January 2016

A Guide for Advocates to Understand the Legal Implications of Abusive International Marriages

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This guide identify legal remedies available to survivors and family members in cases of abusive international marriages.
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September 2015

Accounting for Risk and Danger Practice Checklists: Coordinating Risk Assessment in Domestic Violence Cases

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These checklists are intended to help jurisdictions ensure that their criminal justice responses identify and address potential risks to victims, based on sound research on risk factors associated with IPV.
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July 2015

Women’s Experiences of Abuse as a Risk Factor for Incarceration: A Research Update

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This Applied Research paper provides an update to Mary Gilfus’ (2002) publication on the pathways from victimization to incarceration among women and girls, based on the relevant research published in the past 12 years. This research provides additional findings about the extent of victimization experienced by women and girls under correctional control, and a deeper understanding of the ways in which experience of victimization can lead to incarceration.
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June 2015

Running a Shelter

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This page explores how to create shelter environments where survivors can reclaim their autonomy, and feel secure without excessive rules and punitive systems that echo the abuser’s rules.
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April 2015

Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence

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The fact sheet further addresses the importance of employing a victim-centered approach to working with survivors, and includes specific recommendations for direct service providers.
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January 2015

Power and Control Wheel for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Relationships

This lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans relationship power and control wheel is adapted from the Power and Control and Equity Wheels developed by the Domestic Abuse Intervention Project.
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  • General Material
January 2015

Increasing Language Access in the Courts Toolkit

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This toolkit examines advocates’ observations about the court experiences of survivors with limited English proficiency, and offers guidance and resources to build systems change efforts for language accessibility.