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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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July 2015

National and State Reports for loveisrespect: January through June 2015

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This toolkit consists of national and the state reports for the top 10 contact states for loveisrespect, a project of the National Domestic Violence Hotline (The Hotline) and Break the Cycle.
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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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June 2015

Domestic Violence Counts 2014: A 24-hour census of domestic violence shelters and services

Publisher(s):
his annual census documents the number of individuals who sought services in a single 24-hour period, as well as the types of services requested, the number of service requests that went unmet due to a lack of resources, and the issues and barriers that domestic violence programs face as they strive to provide services to victims of domestic violence.
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May 2015

LAP Info Packet and FAQ

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The LAP is a multi-pronged intervention that consists of a standardized, evidence-based lethality assessment instrument and accompanying referral protocol that helps first responders make a differentiated response that is tailored to the unique circumstances of High-Danger victims.
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May 2015

Let's Talk About It! A Transgender Survivor's Guide to Accessing Therapy

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This 107-page guide addresses many of the specific questions trans survivors ask: how to decide if therapy is right for you and, if it is, how to choose the best type of therapy for you, and how to find referrals and choose a therapist.
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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

How to Address Problems with Interpretation

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This brief guide provides advocates with advice on how to work effectively with interpreters in the context of domestic violence. It addresses problems that may arise when using an interpreter, and tips on what should be done.
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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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January 2015

Rape Myth Acceptance: Implications for Counselor Education Programs

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This article describes a study of five master’s level counseling students to determine their level of acceptance of rape myths, which are destructive beliefs that rape victims are lying about their abuse or bear some responsibility for their victimization.
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January 2015

WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence against women: Initial results on prevalence, health outcomes and women's responses

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Report findings document the prevalence of intimate partner violence and its association with women's physical, mental, sexual and reproductive health. Data is included on non-partner violence, sexual abuse during childhood and forced first sexual experience. Information is also provided on women's responses. Available in English, French, and Spanish.
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  • NRCDV Publications
October 2014

How can I identify and assist victims of human trafficking accessing domestic violence services?

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Domestic violence programs are likely encountering human trafficking victims, whether knowingly or unknowingly. NRCDV's October 2014 TA Question of the Month provides information on screening for human trafficking and assisting trafficking survivors in domestic violence programs.
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September 2014

Mind the Gap: Providing Shelter to Minor Dating Abuse Survivors

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This document provides guidance to advocates on addressing the current gap in services for teens needing emergency shelter to escape dating abuse.