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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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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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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
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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  • General Material
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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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
June 2015

Intersection of Domestic Violence and Disaster Curricula

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These curricula are geared toward professional staff working in the fields of domestic violence and/or disaster response to ensure trauma-informed best practice for disaster management in the context of domestic violence.
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  • General Material
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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  • General Material
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.
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  • General Material
January 2015

The Misuse of Police Powers in Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

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This document explores how the power and authority granted to officers to protect the public can lead to the abuse of their power. Recommendations are provided for advocates working with survivors whose batterers are in law enforcement.
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  • General Material
January 2015

Grounding Tools to Use with Kids

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This interactive tool offers five grounding tools that support the ability for anyone to calm their mind and body down during a scary time. This tool can be used with an advocate, parent, or even alone.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2015

Making Domestic Violence Services Accessible to Individuals with Limited English Proficiency: A Planning Tool for Advocacy Organizations

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This toolkit bridges the gap between the laws, rules, and standards of services; and the effort necessary - community assessments, program policy, staff training, etc. - to develop and implement language access services for survivors with limited English proficiency (LEP).
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  • General Material
July 2014

Getting Started: Tips for Domestic Violence Service Providers

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Service providers can make small changes that can improve their response to the needs of survivors at risk for or diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. This resource helps domestic violence service providers integrate HIV discussions, screening, and support into their programs.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
April 2014

Training for Advocates and Attorneys on Trauma Informed Work with Immigrant Women

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This is a hands-on training for advocates and attorneys on trauma-informed work with immigrant women who are survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.