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Prosecuting Elder Abuse Cases: Basic Tools and Strategies

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This toolkit is an overview of elder abuse intended to give prosecutors information about how to identify issues that commonly arise in these cases, suggest practice approaches, and provide a starting point for building effective cases.
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What You Should Know About Violence and Harassment Against LGBT Individuals

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This factsheet contains information on violence and harassment against LGBT individuals. Topics covered include LGBT youth violence and harassment, likelihood of experiencing violence and harassment for transgender people, LGBT couples and intimate partner violence, health impacts, and intersectionality of race and LGBT identity.
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Identifying and Assisting LGBT Elder Abuse Clients: A Guide for Abuse Professionals

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This guide contains information for advocates on identifying and working with LGBT specific elder abuse. The guide covers terms, historical factors related to LGBT elders, new rights and protections for LGBT elders and suggested practices in working with LGBT older adults.
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DV 101 Single Day Lesson Plan

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This lesson addresses dating violence by using a series of videos (available on YouTube) as the basis for group discussion about different forms of abuse. It provides participants with strategies for safely ending a relationship and for seeking resources for themselves or friends.
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Deaf Persons and Experts Speak Out Against Inclusion

This resource compiles writings from Deaf person and professionals who oppose the Inclusion movement.
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How to Protect Yourself and Your Children from Domestic Violence: Safety Planning for Immigrant and Refugee Women

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This document offers guidance to immigrant survivors for planning their safety at home and at work and for planning for safety of their children. Available in English and Spanish.
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The Equal Pay Act of 1963

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The Equal Pay Act of 1963 - prohibiting sex-based wage discrimination for men and women performing substantially equal work in the same establishment
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Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood

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This groundbreaking study by the Georgetown Law Center on Poverty and Inequality provides data showing that adults view Black girls as less innocent and more adult-like than their white peers, especially in the age range of 5-14. This report represents a key step in addressing the disparate treatment of Black girls in public systems.
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U Visa Law Enforcement Certification Resource Guide

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) provides this guidance to federal, state, local, tribal and territorial law enforcement officers. This public guidance primarily concerns law enforcement certifications for U nonimmigrant status, also known as U visas. The U visa is an immigration benefit that can be sought by victims of certain crimes who are currently assisting or have previously assisted law enforcement in the investigation or prosecution of a crime, or who are likely to be helpful in the investigation or prosecution of criminal activity.
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Tax Policy Center Analysis of the American Taxpayer Relief Act (ATRA)

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The American Taxpayer Relief Act (ATRA) makes permanent most of the tax cuts enacted between 2001 and 2010 and extends other tax provisions for between one and five years.
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Building the Rhythm of Change: Developing Leadership and Improving Services Within the Battered Rural Immigrant Women's Community

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This manual includes useful start-up tools such as a sample agenda, sample skits, a Power & Control Wheel, and a sample budget.
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Family Violence Nursing Curriculum

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While nurses must be able to respond skillfully to victims of all types of violence, responding to victims of family violence requires sensitivity rooted in understanding how it differs from other types of violence. The content of this curriculum, which grew out of the 1999 American Association of Colleges of Nursing competencies, was developed in response to those findings to provide Minnesota nursing faculty essential curricular information to develop student competence in preventing, assessing, and responding to family violence across the lifespan.