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National Needs Assessment: Facilitators and Barriers to Screening and Management of Elder Abuse by Tribal Health

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This research brief identifies facilitators and barriers for screening and management of elder abuse by tribal health care providers working in the outpatient setting. 
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Lifetime Spiral of Gender Violence

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This document is an illustration describing the violence that may happen throughout the lives of Asian and Pacific Islander women during the life stages of infancy, childhood, adolescence, young adulthood, adulthood and later life.
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Praxis Safety & Accountability Audit Tool Kit

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This toolkit is a critical how-to guide for communities assessing their institutional responses to violence against women.
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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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The National Prevention Toolkit on Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

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This online toolkit provides training materials and other resources to educate officers about the dynamics and impact of officer-involved domestic violence and human trafficking.
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Policy 101

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This section of the National Latin@ Network’s website provides an overview of the legislative process, information on current issues that impact people experiencing domestic violence (particularly within immigrant communities), an outline of lobbying regulations for nonprofits, and a “find your legislators” tool.
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Equal Access for Transgender People: Supporting Inclusive Housing and Shelters

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Transgender individuals in particular are impacted by violence and discrimination in ways that both contribute to high rates of homelessness and keep them from accessing necessary shelter and services. These training materials provide CoCs and projects with the framework to create welcoming and inclusive projects for transgender and gender non-conforming people.
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How can my agency be better prepared to support survivors of sexual violence who are refugees or asylum seekers?

In NRCDV's August 2016 TA Question of the month, Jill Merriman offers guidance on how service providers can address the needs of refugees and asylum seekers who have experienced sexual violence.
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38 States + D.C. Have Revenge Porn Laws

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Thirty-eight states and Washington D.C. have laws addressing nonconsensual pornography. This page lists laws by state.
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Selecting a Database

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This page includes resources and information on how agencies can select the most secure and survivor-centered database for their program.
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In Our Own Voice: African American Stories of Oppression, Survival and Recovery in Mental Health Systems

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This guide provides historical highlights regarding African-American survivors and mental health treatment in America; explores the themes shared in the collected oral histories; provides strategies for using history projects as a tool for personal and community healing and social change; and includes resources to assist you in starting your own history project.
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ICE Raids: Know Your Rights as a Transgender or Gender Non-Conforming Immigrant

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This fact sheet has information for transgender and gender non-conforming immigrants in the event that they are contacted by ICE or detained.