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Finding A Common Language: A Quiz of Essential Vocabulary for Working with the LGBT Community

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This quiz includes definitions to match to sexual orientation and gender identity terms. Answer key included.
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Quiz: Are your services linguistically and culturally accessible to immigrant and refugee women?

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This quiz helps service providers identify if their services are linguistically and culturally accessible to immigrant and refugee women.
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Faith and Intimate Partner Violence Handbook for Advocates

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Many survivors have shared that their spiritual beliefs and faith communities have been critical resources in survival and healing. This handbook discusses why faith is an important consideration in advocacy and provides guidance to advocates on how to assess the religious/spiritual needs of survivors.
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Etiquette Tips for Working with Deaf/Hard of Hearing Individuals

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This one-pager offers tips for hearing advocates to engage in effective, respectful communication with Deaf or hard of hearing individuals.
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Working with a Deaf Survivor: A Resource Guide

This manual provides guidance for domestic violence advocates in working with survivors who are Deaf or hard of hearing. It offers tips for effective communication and collaboration with disability rights advocates and organizations. For additional resources, see the Vermont NetworkÍs page on Hearing Accommodations.
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The Intersection of Brain Injury and Domestic Violence

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This guide offers information about brain injury and the possible complications that this disability can provide to domestic violence survivors. Suggestions for providing informed services to domestic violence survivors living with a brain injury are also included.
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The Culture Wheel

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By examining the many ways society reinforces the use of power and control, those using the wheel can identify actions that might be taken on personal, cultural and institutional levels to end the tolerance of battering.
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Te Invito: Engaging Men to Prevent Violence toolkit

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The toolkit is a comprehensive resource for working with Latino men in the U.S. with original audio-visual materials in Spanish and English that can be used in local campaigns. It also includes sections on the rationale for working with Latino men, cultural consideration for doing the work, and ideas on how to take action at the individual and institutional levels. The toolkit also includes a collection of tools and materials for working with Latino men that have been developed by various organizations in the U.S. and in Latin-America.
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Good Guys: Partnership & Positive Masculinity

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This curriculum explores issues of power and control, gender, self-esteem, masculinity and relationships, helping boys understand what it means to be a man in Judaism. Available for purchase from Jewish Women International. 
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Assisting Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence, Law Enforcement Guide

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This guide for law enforcement officers provide information about language and cultural issues faced by immigrant women, and immigration laws and services available for immigrant women. The guide also includes suggestions for responding to immigrant victims of domestic violence.
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Working with Deaf Survivors of Domestic Violence

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In this paper, the author describes her experience in learning to become an advocate for Deaf survivors of domestic violence. She emphasizes the importance of both linguistic and cultural competency, and the necessity of key collaborations towards successful advocacy work.
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The Essentials: Preventing Elder Abuse

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This document presents information about the different types of elder abuse, about reporting abuse, and identifying risk factors. It also provides information on how to obtain assistance if you or someone you care about has become a victim of elder abuse.