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August 2010

The Four Cs of HIV Prevention with African Americans: Crisis, Condoms, Culture, and Community

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This journal article discusses how to design successful interventions to prevent HIV using socio-cultural factors which address institutional and social barriers impacting risk reduction in African American communities.
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July 2010

Lifecourse Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence and Help-Seeking among Filipina, Indian, and Pakistan Women: Implications for Justice System Responses

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This report presents research findings on Asian battered women's help-seeking from the Criminal Justice system (CJS) and other programs and offers recommendations to the CJS for enhancing their responses to IPV in Asian communities.
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February 2010

Innovative Strategies to Address Domestic Violence in Asian and Pacific Islander Communities: Examining Themes, Models and Interventions

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This report sets the agenda for future project endeavors. It is an initial inquiry into the broad universe of API experiences and reflections regarding our work towards addressing domestic violence in API communities.
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February 2010

Shattered Lives: Homicides, Domestic Violence and Asian Families

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This report analyzes 160 cases of domestic violence related homicides in Asian families based on newspaper clippings and information from advocates for a six-year period (from 2000 to 2005).
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January 2010

Women of Color and the Struggle for Reproductive Justice

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This article outlines linkages between reproductive oppression, women of color, and communities of color. Statistics are included.
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January 2009

The Intersection of Spirituality, Religion, and Intimate Partner Violence in the African American Community

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This resource includes information about the role of religion in the African American community as it relates to domestic violence, and it includes specific recommendations for advocates in domestic violence and sexual assault programs.
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December 2008

Adaptation Guidelines for Serving Latino Children and Families Affected by Trauma

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These Adaptation Guidelines have been designed for use by anyone who is interested in better serving Latino/Hispanic children and families who have been impacted by trauma.
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April 2008

Women in the Wake of the Storm: Examining the Post-Katrina Realities of the Women of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast

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"This report shares findings garnered from a series of interviews held with a diverse group of women from throughout the Gulf region. In telling their stories, it provides an analysis of women's increased vulnerability during times of natural disasters and lays out policy recommendations that pinpoint how best to address those needs in the wake of this disaster, and in anticipation of the next."
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January 2008

Disaster Preparedness Training for Tribal Leaders

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This document provides information related to public health emergency and bioterrorism preparedness and response training for tribal personnel.
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January 2008

Using Trauma-Informed AOD Treatment Practices to Improve Outcomes for African-American Survivors of Domestic Violence

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African American women have as high, and in some studies higher, rates of trauma as women from other racial groups in substance abuse treatment. This article recommends numerous trauma-informed practices to be used by programs specifically working with women who have experienced trauma. It also recommends a simple agency assessment to identify specific strengths and weaknesses in terms of being able to effectively address trauma.
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January 2007

Concepts in Creating Culturally Responsive Services for Supervised Visitation Centers

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This resource focuses on how to become a culturally responsive organization, particularly in terms of visitation practices for families who have experienced intimate partner violence.
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September 2006

A Conceptual Model of Historical Trauma: Implications for Public Health Practice and Research

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This article offers an analysis of the theoretical framework of historical trauma theory and provides a general review of the literature. A conceptual model is introduced illustrating how historical trauma might play a role in disease prevalence and health disparities.