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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: 67  | date published date added a-z

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Special Collection
March 2014

Open Doors: Thinking Beyond Shelter (Or Alternative Ways to Help Survivors)

Many concerned community members want to help families experiencing domestic violence. Part 2 provides suggestions and ideas for building needed resources in your community for survivors of domestic violence, in lieu of opening a shelter or safe house.
Special Collection
July 2013

The Intersection of Domestic Violence and the Military: Working across Disciplines

This collection examines co-occurring issues experienced by veterans (PTSD, TBI, MST) and provides information related to best practices when addressing these co-occurring issues through a multi-systems approach. Challenges experienced by female service members and veterans are explored through the lens of violence against women.
Special Collection
July 2013

Sexual Violence in the Military

This Special Collection addresses sexual violence against military service members, defines Military Sexual Trauma (MST), and offers resources (including information on current policy, procedures, legislation, and litigation) to support the prevention of and response to sexual violence as it impacts service members and veterans in the United States.

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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
July 2019

TA Bundle: Creative Programming to Support the Healing Needs of Survivors

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This Technical Assistance (TA) Bundle includes TA Questions (TAQs) featuring creative programming ideas that advocates can adapt or replicate in their agencies to support survivor empowerment and healing. These TAQS are intended to inspire advocates to think outside the box and to build bridges and forge new alliances with non-traditional partners.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
March 2019

How can DV programs use the arts to promote healing and inspire action for social change?

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Taking time to create and play with the arts can be incredibly empowering and can promote healing for survivors. NRCDV's March 2019 TA Question of the Month offers strategies for incorporating the arts in domestic violence programs as a tool for healing and social change.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
July 2018

How can therapeutic horticulture help meet the complex needs of domestic violence survivors and their children?

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Therapeutic horticulture can be implemented in a broad range of settings, including domestic violence shelters, often as an adjunct to core services and programming. NRCDV's July 2018 TA Question of the Month highlights the benefits of establishing voluntary garden and farm programs for shelter/safe house staff, residents, and domestic violence agencies.
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  • General Material
June 2017

A to Z Advocacy Model: Asians and Pacific Islanders Build an Inventory of Evidence-Informed Practices

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The A-Z Advocacy Model captures a do-everything-it-takes approach by undertaking an inventory of practices and analyzing their underlying principles in API-serving programs. 
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
July 2015

Expanding Safety and Support Services For Survivors of Domestic Violence and Their Pets

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This webinar reviewed 1) ways to provide safe shelter to survivors and their pets, 2) details regarding National SAF-T day, 3) new legislation that protects victims and pets from further abuse, and 4) an overview of the Safe Havens Mapping Project.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
June 2015

Trauma-Informed Birth Support for Survivors of Abuse

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This webinar provides information on the impact of trauma in pregnancy and childbirth and outlines how a partnership between advocates and birth workers in the community may be of benefit to pregnant survivors of domestic or sexual violence. Together, victim advocacy and doula skills can set in motion a new beginning for healthier relationships between survivors of abuse and their newborns.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
May 2015

Trauma-Informed Birth Support: Survivor + Doula + Advocate

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This pamphlet reviews the connections between pregnancy, childbirth, and trauma, and offers information, resources, and tips for advocates and birth doulas to support trauma-informed birth experiences for survivors of domestic violence.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
April 2015

Addressing the Needs of Youth Experiencing Homelessness and Abuse

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This webinar focused on the intersections of relationship violence and sex trafficking among runaway and homeless youth. Experts in this field of service suggested a variety of ways that individuals, organizations, and communities can provide effective support to youth experiencing violence and abuse while living in unstable housing situations.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 2014

Why Pets Mean So Much: The Human-Animal Bond in the Context of Intimate Partner Violence

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Developed by the Animal Welfare Institute, this Technical Assistance Guidance explores ways that victim advocates can assist survivors of domestic violence and their pets when seeking safety and refuge from abuse.