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Domestic Violence 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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Webinars & Seminars from the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health

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This page provides access to recorded webinars hosted by the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health on various topics related to trauma, mental health, and domestic violence.
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Domestic Violence Counts 2009: A 24-hour census of domestic violence shelters and services

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For the fourth consecutive year, NNEDV conducted the one-day, unduplicated count of adults and children seeking domestic violence services in the U.S., documenting the number of individuals who sought services, the types of services requested, the number of service requests that went unmet because of lack of resources, and the issues and barriers that domestic violence programs are facing as they strive to provide services to victims of domestic violence.
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Consumers’ Guide to Legal Help

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This site provides a listing of legal assistance resources in each state, accessed by selecting a state from the drop-down menu under “Do You Need to Find Legal Help?” or clicking on the state on the map. Listings include information on legal aid for low-income people and specialized help for those who qualify. Information is also available in Spanish.
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Guide for Advocates: Addressing the Impact of Domestic and Sexual Violence, Stalking and Dating Violence on the Workplace

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This guide includes information for advocates on how best to assist victims with workplace issues, how to educate employers, how to educate attorneys, and how best to educate the community.
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Media Guide: Choking versus Strangulation

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This guide aims to help reporters, copywriters, headline writers, and editors understand the distinction between choking – an accidental internal obstruction of the airway, and strangulation – a tactic of control and abuse.
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Domestic Violence and Probation

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This article offers specialized management techniques that probation officers can use to monitor batterers and intervene in domestic violence cases more effectively.
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Community Organizing Toolkit: Your One-Stop, Online Resource for Local Community Organizing Efforts Against Sexual & Domestic Violence

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The primary purposes of this community organizing toolkit are to help support member programs and their community partners in creating a community-wide response to the issues of sexual and domestic violence; change community norms that support violence against women; and mobilize local communities for social change.
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Women's Independence Scholarship Program

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The WISP provides scholarship money to survivors of domestic violence interested in furthering their education, and to advocates working in domestic violence programs, to increase professional development (eligibility criteria apply). The site also has a comprehensive list of financial aid sources, on the Links page.
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Your Money Matters: Tax Information for Survivors of Domestic Violence

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This brochure provides basic information about Innocent Spousal Relief, including what documentation is needed and privacy issues.
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Elder Abuse Fact Sheets

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Elder abuse affects seniors across all socio-economic groups, cultures, and races. Latin@ communities are no exception. Abuse is more than just physical harm. Fact sheets address the topics of family and friends, older adults, and senior centers.
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Background Reading: DV, Trauma & Mental Health

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This list compiled by the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health provides recommended background readings for anyone interested in learning more about domestic violence, trauma, and mental health.
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What to Call a Person who Batters

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This exercise provides an opportunity to explore how the language we use about a victim’s partner impacts our work.