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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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January 2015

Virtues, Narrative & Resilience: Key Findings on the Life Paths Project on the Laws of Life Essay and Pathways to Resilience

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This resource guide provides information on the Life Paths Research Project which includes the Reslience Portfolio model, measures to capture strengths.
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December 2014

How Gender Stereotypes and Stigma Associated with Mental Health & Substance Use Impact Survivors of Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

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This brief report discusses two stereotypes that negatively impact survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in legal proceedings: the stereotype that women who have mental health conditions or substance abuse issues are not credible when disclosing abuse and the conception that women with these conditions cannot also be good parents.
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June 2014

Violence and Trauma in the Lives of Transgender Older Adults

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This webinar shares available data and service implications of working with transgender older adults who are often hesitant or unwilling to access care, live with higher rates of mental and physical health conditions, need the sensitivity of both trauma- and trans-informed providers, and who may need support with key social and interpersonal skills to effectively receive the care and services they need.
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March 2014

Mental Health and Substance Use Coercion Surveys

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This report describes two surveys of callers to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, one on mental health coercion and the other on substance use coercion. The surveys showed that both types of abuse were prevalent among hotline callers.
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January 2014

How Somatic Therapy Can Help Patients Suffering from Psychological Trauma

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This document discusses the benefits of somatic psychotherapy and how it works to help people who are experiencing stress, physical pain, and mental stress.
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January 2014

Circle of Hope: A Guide for Conducting Effective Psychoeducational Support Groups

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This manual offers a guide to planning and conducting educational support groups for survivors of sexual violence.
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January 2014

Take a Break

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This mobile app provides scripts for guided meditation.
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January 2014

TedTalk: How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime

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This TedTalk presented by pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains how traumatic experiences affect the brain and increase the risk for other health conditions.
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November 2013

A Hidden Cause of Chronic Illness

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This piece, originally published in More magazine, received an honorable mention for the 2014 Dart Awards for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma. It explores how previous domestic violence and sexual trauma can continue to impact survivors many years later in the form of chronic health problems.
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  • Training Tools
May 2013

Disability and Transgender Survivors: Empowering providers who work with multiply-marginalized populations

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This webinar provides core information and statistics about who transgender people are, the types and magnitude of violence they encounter, and the key intersections between disability and traumatic experience.
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April 2013

Domestic Violence, Mental Health & Trauma: Research Highlights

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This paper presents findings from several studies demonstrating that women who experience domestic violence are more at risk for mental health problems.
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February 2013

A Systematic Review of Trauma-Focused Interventions for Domestic Violence Survivors

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This literature review provides an analysis of nine trauma-based treatments specifically designed or modified for survivors of domestic violence, along with caveats and recommendations for research and practice going forward.