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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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  • Training Tools
January 2013

Proceed! LGBTQ Domestic Violence Legal Toolkit for Advocates

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This toolkit highlights the obstacles survivors face in the criminal and civil legal systems and provides tools for advocates to support survivors in their journey.
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  • General Material
January 2013

Who's Spying on Your Computer? Spyware, Surveillance, and Safety for Survivors

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Do you want to know what spyware is, how it works, how it can end up secretly monitoring your computer? This handout answers those questions, discusses risks, and provides safety tips for survivors of abuse, for organizations that assist victims, and for parents.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
November 2012

How can I build my program’s capacity to provide trauma-informed services?

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An increasing understanding of the concepts of “trauma” and “trauma-informed care” has influenced the way in which advocates and social services providers think of our work with domestic violence survivors. NRCDV's November 2012 TA Question of the Month offers strategies for building organizational capacity to provide trauma-informed care.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 2012

Advocacy Services for Women with Abusive Partners: A Review of the Empirical Evidence

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Advocacy interventions have received scant evaluation, and the belief in their effectiveness has largely been predicated on anecdotal evidence. The purpose of this review was to systematically locate and review the empirical evidence behind providing advocacy services to survivors of intimate partner violence. See more at The DV Evidence Project.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
October 2012

With Impunity: Men & Gender Violence

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The documentary With Impunity: Men & Gender Violence, examines realities and options for ending violence against women. The beliefs about manhood that allow men to exploit and use violence against women are ingrained in our culture. Impunity engages the thinking of leading historians, sociologists and practitioners to examine our past, cultural realities and options for ending gender-based violence.
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  • General Material
August 2012

Know and Tell Why Fact Sheet

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This fact sheet explains the importance of service providers knowing why they are required to ask specific questions, and explaining to survivors what information the agency is trying to find out with the questions. This is particularly important when working with trans individuals.
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  • General Material
June 2012

Model Rights and Responsibilities for Shelter Residents

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This document provides general guidelines to keep in mind when crafting shelter rules, including a model set of rules structured in the form of rights and responsibilities.
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  • General Material
May 2012

Safety in Court

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This webpage includes tips to help survivors be safer getting to the courthouse, once inside the courthouse, and leaving the courthouse. Example tips include: bring a friend or family member to the courthouse, identify safe places to sit near courthouse security, and have a police or sheriff escort the survivor to transportation after the proceeding.
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  • General Material
May 2012

Who are Transgender People? Transgender Basics for Victim Service Providers

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This factsheet provides a brief overview of basic information about transgender identities, including terms and definitions, for victim service providers.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
March 2012

Understanding the Nature and Dynamics of Domestic Violence

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This manual provides an overview of the complex issue of domestic violence, and offers strategies for advocacy and empowerment.
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  • General Material
March 2012

Embracing Prevention as Social Change: How to Build Organizational Capacity for Prevention

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When an agency fully embraces primary prevention, the work becomes part of the organizational culture, existing in all departments, volunteers, board members, and administrators. This guidebook defines organizational capacity for primary prevention as an agency's ability to support and implement domestic and sexual violence prevention efforts.
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  • General Material
January 2012

Youth Services Policy Development Tool

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This tool outlines the key elements in building comprehensive, coherent, and youth survivor-centered organizational policies, including which policies a project team should have, why those policies are important, and how to develop those policies effectively. Within each section of the tool are examples of policy language selected from current Youth Services grantees who have developed and implemented successful programs or sample language.