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The Use of Technology to Stalk

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This short preview of a 15-minute training video is designed to enhance awareness among professionals working with stalking victims of how stalkers use a vast array of technologies available today.
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Stop Abuse for Every (SAFE) Teen Act (S. 1447/H.R. 2689): Teen Dating Violence is an Education Issue

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This 2-page document summarizes information about the “Stop Abuse for Every Teen Act” or SAFE Teen Act designed to help schools play an important role in preventing teen dating violence.
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Credible Fear Interviews: What you Need to Know as a Transgender or Gender Non-Conforming Immigrant

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This fact sheet from the Transgender Law Center has information on credible fear interviews for transgender and gender-nonconforming immigrant survivors of violence.
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The Student's Guide to Health: How Kids and Teens Can Keep Their Bodies Healthy

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This page contains facts about the human body and a number of resources that help youth learn more about health. Includes information about: functions of the body, practicing good hygiene, making healthy food choices, getting fit and healthy, alcohol and drugs, staying safe, and good mental health.
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Predatory Lending: The New Face of Economic Injustice

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The document describes the discriminatory practices of predatory lending and their impact on African Americans and Latinos in particular. Analysis is offered as to the effects of predatory lending on the already disproportionate wealth gap between African Americans and whites and Latinos and whites. Mortgage lending, auto lending, and payday lending are all concisely reviewed. Advocates may find this document helpful as a primer and tool for prioritizing and acting on issues that affect affordable housing.
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AOL/NCSA Online Safety Study

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This report details the results of a study of 354 adult internet users, to measure their understanding and awareness of online security issues and examine their firewall settings, anti-virus software, potential virus infections, parental control software, and spyware.
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Guidelines for Programs to Reduce Child Victimization: A resource for communities when choosing a program to teach personal safety to children

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The guidelines are meant to provide a framework for communities when selecting safety programs and making curriculum decisions.
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Marital Rape

This 30 minute online learning tool is adapted from the Applied Research Paper, Marital Rape: New research and directions by Raquel Kennedy Bergen. Participants will learn the definition, risk factors, and effects of marital rape and will be able to identify potential intervention strategies.
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Responding to Disclosures of Abuse

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This document provides guidance to advocates planning and hosting awareness or educational events on how to respond to disclosures of abuse by teens.