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January 2010

Ensuring Language Access to Immigrant Victims of Sexual Assault

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This Chapter demonstrates that although immigrant victims can legally access services that are available to protect victims regardless of immigration status, such as sexual assault and domestic violence services, law enforcement protection, and immigration relief, many immigrant victims are unlikely to seek help due to language barriers, isolation, and lack of information about available help.
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January 2010

Battered Mothers Involved with Child Protective Services: Learning from Immigrant, Refugee, and Indigenous Womens Experiences

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This report presents voices of immigrant, refugee, and indigenous women survivors on their experiences with the Child Protective Services. The report aims to inform and enhance the child protective services system.
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January 2010

What's in a Word? A Guide to Understanding Interpreting and Translation in Health Care

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This guide explains the difference between interpretation and translation, and provides standards of practice and methods and modes of interpreting and translating.
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September 2009

Reframing: From Hearing Loss to Deaf Gain

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This article introduces the concept of Deaf gain, reframing deaf people as a group with sensory and cognitive diversity rather than a group lacking hearing.
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March 2009

Intimate Partner Violence in Immigrant and Refugee Communities: Challenges, Promising Practices and Recommendations

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This report offers information on challenges, prevention, and treatment of IPV in immigrant and refugee communities. It includes recommendations and summaries for future work and funding efforts.
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December 2008

State Statutes Requiring the Provision of Foreign Language Interpreters to Parties in Civil Proceedings

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This document provides a list of statutes by state on the use of interpreters in civil proceedings.
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June 2007

Study Reveals Unique Issues Faced by Deaf Victims of Sexual Assault

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This report summarizes researchers' recommendations for improving the relationship between law enforcement and the deaf community, based on results of an investigation of the impact of sexual assault on members of the deaf community.
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January 2007

Interaction with Deaf People- A to Z

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This fact sheets offer information about Deaf and hard of hearing individuals and the Deaf culture in general, providing the reader with tips for how to best interact with Deaf individuals.
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January 2007

I Speak Cards

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These are two-sided bilingual cards with printed information about Language Access Rights, as well as a statement that requests an interpreter.
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September 2006

Reaching Individuals Along All Literacy Levels

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The bulletin includes an overview of the link between literacy and sexual violence and tips on developing universal outreach, prevention, and intervention materials.
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April 2006

Battered Immigrants and U.S. Citizen Spouses

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This study reveals that the rate of abuse is higher among immigrant women who are married to American citizens. Examples of immigration-related tactics of abuse are provided.
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August 2005

Assisting Women Who Are Abused in Our Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community

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This presentation reviews Deaf culture and language, domestic violence in the Deaf community, the rights of the Deaf and ADA accommodations, and ways to better meet the safety and communication needs of Deaf survivors seeking services.