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May 2015

Supporting Parenting of Children Residing in Domestic Violence Shelters

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Recognizing that sensitive and complicated dynamics related to child discipline arise in domestic violence shelters, this Technical Assistance Guidance focuses on challenges regarding parenting and discipline of children who reside in these shelters, proposing a variety of recommendations for practice.
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  • General Material
May 2015

Final Report of the “Impact of Legal Representation on Child Custody Decisions among Families with a History of Intimate Partner Violence Study”

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This report describes study that was conducted to test whether intimate partner violence victims gain greater legal protections in child custody cases when represented by an attorney.
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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.
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  • General Material
January 2015

Coercing Pregnancy

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This article details how some abusers coerce their female partners into pregnancy as a tactic to exert control over their lives. Abusive acts related to this phenomenon include rape, using threatening or manipulative language, and interfering with birth control.
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  • General Material
January 2015

Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters: What Parents Can Do

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Violence or natural disasters can cause trauma in young people. This booklet provides steps parents can take to help children cope with trauma after violence and disasters.
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January 2015

10 Tips on Talking about Healthy Relationships with your Teen

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This one-pager provides tips for parents on how to talk to their teenage children about developing healthy relationships.
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  • General Material
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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  • General Material
August 2014

Family Law in the 50 States

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The charts summarize basic laws in each state by topic, including custody, alimony and grounds for divorce.
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  • General Material
August 2014

Essentials for Childhood: Steps to Create Safe, Stable, and Nuturing Relationships

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This document proposes strategies communities can consider to promote the types of relationships and environments that help children grow up to be healthy and productive citizens so that they, in turn, can build stronger and safer families and communities for their children.
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  • General Material
August 2014

Joint Custody Presumptions and Domestic Violence Exceptions

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This chart includes information on whether a state’s laws create a preference, or presumption, for joint or shared custody in cases where there has been a history of domestic violence.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
April 2014

Trauma-Informed Birth Support for Survivors of Abuse

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This webinar, held on Monday, April 21, 2014, provided information for both victim advocates working in shelter settings as well as birth doulas, regarding the identification and impact of domestic violence and abuse in pregnant women. Likewise, the benefits of a partnership between these two groups was discussed as a way to further improve pregnancy and birth outcomes for pregnant survivors.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
April 2014

Birth Doulas and Shelter Advocates: Creating Partnerships and Building Capacity

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Pregnant women's experiences and needs for emotional support, physical well-being, access to healthcare and other community-based services are significantly different from women who are not pregnant. For pregnant women also dealing with past or current domestic violence and currently residing in a domestic violence shelter or safe house, the multitude of experiences and needs may be even greater.