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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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Neighborhood Safety

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This page offers a variety of useful resources for enhancing neighborhood safety.
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Medical Interpreter Competency Checklist

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This checklist provides guidelines and evaluation for medical interpreters.
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Confidentiality and Information Sharing Issues for Domestic Violence Advocates Working with Child Protection and Juvenile Court System

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This paper presents information about three laws related to information sharing: confidentiality, privileged communications, and mandated reporting. It includes information on making decisions on how to handle and use information about child abuse.
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Compilation Of The Social Security Laws

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This webpage provides the actual statutory language that describes uses of grants under the Social Security Act, for IDAs under the TANF program.
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Domestic Violence and Health Care Protocols

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These selected model protocols from various health care settings across the US provide a blueprint for responding effectively and efficiently to patients experiencing domestic violence.
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Model Workplace Policy On Employer Responses to Domestic Violence, Sexual Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking

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This model policy outlines guidelines for workplace responses to victims/survivors of violence and perpetrators of violence.
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Hey, you got a little racism stuck in your teeth

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This article addresses the fact that advancing social justice discussions and finding solutions requires nonprofit organizations to admit our mistakes and keep improving.
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Safety Planning for Domestic Violence Victims Who Have Been Hit on the Head

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Its important to consider the possibility of a TBI in your safety planning, and to do what you can to protect yourself and prevent another injury. This handout provides information for victims of domestic violence to protect themselves from further injury and allow brain injuries to heal.
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Technology & Confidentiality Toolkit

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Because survivor privacy is so critical to safety, several federal laws include privacy and confidentiality provisions and most states prohibit the disclosure of victim information. This toolkit is a collection of information and resources on the confidentiality and privacy obligations for programs that serve survivors.
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Three Prongs of VAWA Confidentiality

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This brochure summarizes the three prongs of VAWA confidentiality (Disclosure Limitations, Source Limitations & Enforcement Limitations) for advocates and attorneys, including information on best practices and complaint instructions.
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Prosecution Guide to Effective Collaboration on Elder Abuse

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This guide provides an overview of the prosecutor’s use of multidisciplinary collaboration to more effectively identify, prosecute and prevent elder abuse, neglect and exploitation.
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A Self-Help Guide for LGBT Older Adults and Their Caregivers and Loved Ones: Preventing, Recognizing, and Addressing Elder Abuse

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This self-help guide for LGBT older adults, their caregivers, and their loved ones provides information on preventing, recognizing, and addressing elder abuse. The guide covers topics including types of elder abuse, LGBT specific tactics, ways to protect yourself from elder abuse, information on protecting friends from elder abuse, and getting help when you suspect abuse.