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Policy & Systems Advocacy Content Topic Results

The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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.
total results: 1748  | date published date added a-z

Special Collection

Special Collection
January 2006

Welfare and Domestic Violence

This collection includes materials related to welfare, now known as the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), with a particular focus on the Family Violence Option and related provisions and their implementation at the federal and state level.
Special Collection
January 2000

Gender Bias in Policing

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Materials

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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
May 2019

Mentoring Youth in the Foster Care System Toolkit

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By focusing on staff and mentor training, skill-building, and expanding social networks, mentoring programs can have a profound impact on the lives of youth who have experienced the foster care system. This toolkit is designed to help staff from mentoring programs that serve youth in foster care mitigate some of the challenges they face.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
April 2019

The Impact of Adultification on Child Survivors of Trauma with an Emphasis on Children of Color

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This webinar addresses the impact adultification has on children who experience trauma with an emphasis on black girls. Through storytelling, participants will learn about from presenter Jacqueline Miller’s story as it unfolds in three dimensions, revealing how to develop a framework for building resilience with youth and communities of color.
Materials
  • General Material
April 2019

Model Policy: Domestic Violence

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The purpose of this policy is to establish agency priorities, guidelines, and procedures to be followed by law enforcement officers in response to domestic violence calls.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
March 2019

NRCDV Radio: International Women's Day 2019: Honoring our Indigenous Sisters

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In this NRCDV Radio podcast, Cody Hammer, a member of the Cherokee Nation, descendant of the Muskogee Creek Nation, and a photo artist discusses activism, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), and raising strong young women.
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  • General Material
March 2019

Start from the Ground Up: Increasing Support for Girls of Color

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The Start from the Ground Up: Increasing Support for Girls of Color report and companion toolkit open a window into opportunities for philanthropy to be more equitable and accountable to girls of color and shines a light on how critical the reality of underfunding is for organizations led by and for girls of color.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
February 2019

False Reports: Moving Beyond the Issue to Successfully Investigate and Prosecute Non-Stranger Sexual Assault

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This module is designed to directly confront this issue of false reporting. The material provided throughout this module will attempt to answer several key questions that have historically created a bigger hurdle for sexual assault victims than any lack of training or experience on the part of law enforcement professionals.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
February 2019

Protection Orders and Working with People with Disabilities

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This tip sheet is a tool that attorneys, advocates, and others can familiarize themselves with common types of disabilities, the unique barriers people with those disabilities may experience in the protection order office, and strategies for overcoming those barriers that attorneys and advocates can implement in their work.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
February 2019

Interviewing the Victim: Techniques Based on the Realistic Dynamics of Sexual Assault

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This training module explores the importance of effective victim interviewing in the successful investigation and prosecution of sexual assault cases and addresses how to overcome barriers to effective interviewing.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
February 2019

Tribal Domestic Violence Courts and Tribal Domestic Violence Dockets: Guide for Development of a Tribal Victim-Centered Specialized Court or Docket to More Effectively Address Domestic Violence Cases

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This unique resource was drafted to guide Native nations through a series of exercises resulting in a tribal domestic violence court or docket specifically designed by the tribe to address the domestic violence issues in a particular tribal community.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2019

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) – Use the EITC Assistant to Find Out if You Should Claim it

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This current year EITC Assistant will help you: find out your filing status; find out if you are eligible for EITC; determine if your child or children meet the tests for a qualifying child; and estimate the amount of credit.