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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.
total results: 95  | date published date added a-z

Special Collection

Special Collection
October 2018

Responding to the Needs of Immigrant Survivors of Domestic Violence

Author(s):
This special collection explores the complex experiences of immigrant survivors of domestic violence and includes resources to support their path to safety and justice. Resources are also included to help service providers respond effectively and appropriately. The collection highlights the importance of using a strengths-based approach, recognizing the courage, strength, resilience, and perseverance of immigrants who have sought to establish a new life for themselves and their children in the United States.
Special Collection
February 2014

Domestic Violence in Latin@ Communities

Author(s):
This special collection provides a compilation of tools and resources developed specifically by Latin@s and for Latin@s as well as culturally adapted materials (not simply translations) to address domestic violence in Latin@ communities.
Special Collection
October 2013

Immigrant Women and Sexual Violence

This collection highlights the common experiences of immigrant women who are victims of sexual violence, the legal protections and public benefits available, and practices and suggestions for increasing the effectiveness of services provided to immigrant women.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2018

Disability Language Style Guide

Publisher(s):
This style guide, developed by the National Center on Disability and Journalism at Arizona State University, is intended to help journalists and other communicators to report on issues affecting people with disabilities. It covers almost 200 words and terms commonly used when referring to disability, most of which are not covered in the Associated Press style guide.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
June 2017

Let’s Talk about How We Talk…

Author(s): Publisher(s):
In NRCDV's June 2017 TA Question of the month, NSVRC prevention specialist Mo Lewis offers guidance on how to confront problematic language.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
May 2017

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

Author(s): Publisher(s):
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.
Materials
  • General Material
February 2017

Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing for Immigrant Victims: Government Policies

Publisher(s):
This document lists the polices issued by federal government agencies describing the legal rights of immigrant and Limited English Proficient (LEP) victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, stalking, human trafficking, child abuse, and the homeless to access emergency shelters and transitional housing from a wide array of programs. 
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2017

Working with Sign Language Interpreters for Events

Publisher(s):
The Working with Sign Language Interpreters tip sheet provides information on how to find, select, and evaluate sign language interpreters for in-person events.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2016

Resource Guide for Advocates & Attorneys on Interpretation Services for Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Trafficking Victims

Author(s): Publisher(s):
These guidelines focus on court interpretation for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or trafficking with limited English proficiency. It is intended to inform how advocacy, interpretation, and language access can be integrated.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
November 2015

ABC's of Language Access Advocacy

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This webinar discusses language access requirements for courts, law enforcement, health care, and benefits providers and highlights best practices for language access advocacy for limited English proficient (LEP) survivors with these agencies.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
September 2015

How can agencies enhance access to services for Latin@s in their community?

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Studies have found that Latin@ survivors experience more barriers in seeking services than non-Latin@s and do not seek formal or informal help as frequently. NRCDV's September 2015 TA Question of the Month addresses ways to reduce these barriers and increase access to services for Latin@ survivors.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2015

Making Domestic Violence Services Accessible to Individuals with Limited English Proficiency: A Planning Tool for Advocacy Organizations

Publisher(s):
This toolkit bridges the gap between the laws, rules, and standards of services; and the effort necessary - community assessments, program policy, staff training, etc. - to develop and implement language access services for survivors with limited English proficiency (LEP).