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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 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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December 2013

The association between natural disasters and violence: A systematic review of the literature and a call for more epidemiological studies

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The links between disasters and violence either self-directed or interpersonal are recognized, but the amount of research is limited. This article discusses the underlying association of disasters and violence and outlines a systematic review of the literature from 1976 to 2011.
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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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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.
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January 2013

Responding to intimate partner violence and sexual violence against women: WHO clinical and policy guidelines

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These guidelines aim to provide evidence-based guidance to health-care providers on the appropriate responses to intimate partner violence and sexual violence against women, including clinical interventions and emotional support. They also seek to raise awareness among health-care providers and policymakers of gender-based violence in order to improve health-sector response to the problem.
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January 2013

Six Ways to Ground Yourself When You’re Feeling Anxious

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This document provides steps to help reduce anxiety.
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October 2012

Helping Children Recover from Exposure to Trauma: Resources for Child Care Providers and Parents

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This is a document provides information on helping children recover from trauma. It provides links to resources and training modules for early childhood educators.
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September 2012

Tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event: A Guide for Parents, Caregivers, and Teachers

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Natural disasters such as tornados, or man-made tragedies such as bombings, can leave children feeling frightened, confused, and insecure. Whether a child has personally experienced trauma or has merely seen the event on television or heard it discussed by adults, it is important for parents and teachers to be informed and ready to help if reactions to stress begin to occur. This guide is for parents, caregivers, and teachers.
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July 2012

Intimate partner violence and Hurricane Katrina: Predictors and associated mental health outcomes

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This study sought to establish the prevalence and correlates of intimate partner violence (IPV) victimization in the six months before and after Hurricane Katrina. Reports of IPV were associated with greater risk of post-Katrina depression and posttraumatic stress disorder.