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Cultural Competence Content Topic Results

The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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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January 2018

Vulnerable But Not Broken: Psychosocial Challenges and Resilience Pathways among Unaccompanied Children from Central America

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This report provides an overview on the many issues facing unaccompanied children from Central America who have been apprehended at the Southwest border of the United States.
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  • General Material
November 2017

By & For: The Unique Services, Experiences, and Approaches of LGBTQ Domestic Violence and Anti-Violence Agencies

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This report outlines the findings of a study with 24 LGBTQ culturally-specific domestic violence and anti-violence agencies across the country. The study examined the unique services and approaches of programs that are “by & for” LGBTQ communities.
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  • General Material
October 2017

Ensuring Access to Shelter and Services for Immigrant Survivors

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Immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and trafficking often face additional challenges and barriers when seeking assistance and safety. This document discusses the importance of continuously enhancing outreach and access to services in order to provide a pathway to safety and well-being for immigrant survivors and their children.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
October 2017

Addressing and Preventing Gender Bias Infographic

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This infographic from the International Association of Chiefs of Police introduces the concept of gender bias with data on those who have experienced DV/SA and the numbers that report to the police.
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  • NRCDV Publications
September 2017

How can my agency do better at reaching out to Latin@ members of our community?

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In NRCDV's September 2017 TA Question of the month, NSVRC language access coordinator Maria Jirau-Torres shares insight on ways that domestic violence programs can better reach out to Latin@ communities.
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June 2017

A to Z Advocacy Model: Asians and Pacific Islanders Build an Inventory of Evidence-Informed Practices

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The A-Z Advocacy Model captures a do-everything-it-takes approach by undertaking an inventory of practices and analyzing their underlying principles in API-serving programs. 
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May 2017

Neither Security nor Justice: Sexual and Gender-Based Violence and Gang Violence in El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala

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This report examines the relationship between gang violence and sexual and gender-based violence in El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala, and provides recommendations for prevention and response efforts.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
May 2017

How do you talk about sexual violence without offending community members or devaluing their culture?

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In NRCDV's May 2017 TA Question of the month, NSVRC language access coordinator Jirau-Torres shares advice and helpful resources for developing responsive, culturally-specific sexual violence prevention strategies.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
February 2017

Immigrant Crime Victim Access to Federally Assisted Housing

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This webinar presentation and accompanying materials offer information on government funded programs providing emergency shelter, transitional housing, public and assisted housing to immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, stalking and dating violence.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
February 2017

Polyvictimization in Later Life

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The training addresses the context of polyvictimization; victims and perpetrators of polyvictimization; best practices to work with older adults affected by polyvictimization using trauma-informed, ethical, and culturally appropriate practices; and the latest research and best practices to serve this population.
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  • General Material
February 2017

Female Genital Mutilation

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This fact sheet describes FGM and explains who is at risk for experiencing these procedures. The fact sheet also describes the international response to this problem.
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  • General Material
February 2017

Evidence Checklists For Work With Immigrant Survivors

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These checklists are designed to assist attorneys and advocates prepare for a variety of legal cases on behalf of immigrant survivors.