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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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Improving Services and Outreach to the Latino Community

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The article suggests that programs evaluate their effectiveness in addressing specific Latino community needs, recognize and address barriers to serving Latino communities, and learn about diversity within Latino communities. The article also suggests eliminating stereotypes, developing organization wide language competency, and ensuring that all staff have a duty to serve all members of the community. Available in both English and Spanish.
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Women's Homeless Shelters: Information Resources for the Homeless

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This website provides resources and contact information for shelters and other DV resources.
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Making the Connection: Intimate Partner Violence and Public Health

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This document provides an introduction to basic prevention concepts by exploring the public health approach, two classification systems, a planning tool used to develop more comprehensive initiatives, and the importance of understanding terminology. It addresses the topics of women's health, mental health and substance abuse, family planning, STIs and HIV, perinatal programs, breastfeeding, child and adolescent health, and injury and violence prevention.
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Change a Life Program

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This online program helps to build skills and offers tools to any individual that wishes to help children experiencing domestic violence on their path to healing and thriving.
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Framework for Developing School Policies to Address Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking

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This guide will assist schools and school districts in developing comprehensive policies addressing healthy relationships and abuse intervention and response.
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Traumatic Brain Injury and Domestic Violence Facts

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This fact sheet provides frequently asked questions and answers about TBI and DV as well as screening tips.
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A Statewide Profile of Abuse of Older Women and the Criminal Justice Response

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This statewide study in Rhode Island of domestic violence in older women and the response of state authorities found a relatively larger proportion of intimate partner abuse than previously found in adult protective service surveys.
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For the Women of Katrina and Other Disasters: Protection from Violence Against Women and Children

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This one-pager provides tips for women on how to protect themselves and their children as well as on how to support each other and bring forward womenÍs concerns and needs following a natural disaster. Information also available in Spanish.
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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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Praxis Safety & Accountability Audit Tool Kit

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This toolkit is a critical how-to guide for communities assessing their institutional responses to violence against women.
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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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Providing Financial Education Services to Domestic Violence Survivors

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This brief paper discusses the importance of financial education programs, and specific considerations when working with domestic violence survivors.