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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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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.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
February 2019

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

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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.
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  • 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

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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.
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  • Training Tools
February 2019

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

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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.
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  • General Material
January 2019

Child Tax Credit: For use in preparing 2018 Returns

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This booklet provides basic facts about the CTC, as well as worksheets to specifically determine the amount of CTC to claim on tax returns.
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January 2019

Data Breaches & Victim Service Providers: Considerations for Developing Effective Policies

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This page from NNEDV's Safety Net Project outlines considerations for programs to discuss in order to best manage data and create solid data breach policies that prioritize survivor safety and privacy.
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  • General Material
January 2019

Latinas and Intimate Partner Violence: Evidence-Based Facts

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While the number of studies examining intimate partner violence (IPV) in Latin@ populations is growing, research on this issue continues to be limited in quality and breadth. This document from the National Latin@ Network compiles and summarizes key research on this topic.
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January 2019

Publication 524: Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled

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This publication explains who is eligible for the credit for the elderly or the disabled, as well as how to figure the credit.
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  • General Material
January 2019

The Governance Gap: Examining Diversity and Equity in Nonprofit Boards of Directors

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This report from KOYA Leadership Partners aims to provide an overview of the current state of diversity on boards and offer actionable steps that boards can take, starting today, to increase diversity and inclusion.
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  • 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.
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  • NRCDV Publications
December 2018

We exist! As a woman of color, how can I find my place in the domestic violence movement?

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The movement to end domestic violence continues to struggle to address the ways in which it has historically disregarded, dismissed and devalued women of color. In NRCDV's December 2018 TA Question of the Month, Ivonne Ortiz lifts up the history and challenges of women of color in the movement and offers strategies for advocates of color to stay connected and bring their whole selves to the work.
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  • General Material
December 2018

Understanding the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit

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This page provides basic facts about the CDCTC including qualified expenses, credit levels, limitations, and links to relevant forms.