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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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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 2014

Sheltering Transgender Women: Providing Welcoming Services

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This Technical Assistance Guidance highlights effective strategies for integrating trans women into shelter, building on the knowledge that most shelter staff and allied professionals have already developed practice, familiarity, and skill in providing shelter services to women.
Materials
  • General Material
September 2014

Mind the Gap: Providing Shelter to Minor Dating Abuse Survivors

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This document provides guidance to advocates on addressing the current gap in services for teens needing emergency shelter to escape dating abuse.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
July 2014

Sheltering Animals and Families Together: Expanding safety and support services for survivors while helping to protect their pets

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This webinar describes the linkage between the urgent need to protect domestic violence victims and their pets from further abuse and the comfort that pets can provide, especially in times of stress and trauma.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
July 2014

Conversation Guide: Starting the Discussion about HIV/AIDS

Publisher(s):
This resource was designed to support advocates in beginning conversations about HIV with survivors of domestic violence.
Materials
  • General Material
February 2014

Webinar: Reproductive Coercion and Intimate Partner Violence

Publisher(s):
Various domestic violence programs across the country have been integrating assessment for reproductive coercion and helping survivors get emergency contraception during intake or within a 24-hour time period after arrival to shelter.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 2013

Domestic Violence and the Holidays: Cultural Sensitivity During the Holiday Season

Publisher(s):
The holiday season (defined here as the time period beginning the week of Thanksgiving through New Year's Day) can present both opportunities and challenges for survivors and advocates in shelter. This Technical Assistance Guidance discusses some issues to consider as programs work with survivors and their families during this time of year. Offering a range of supportive programing can increase the chances that residents will have a positive shelter experience. Included are practical, cost-effective interventions, which may be easily adopted at any shelter program.
Materials
  • General Material
September 2013

Making Shelters Safe for Transgender Evacuees

Publisher(s):
This document provides guidelines for making shelters safe for transgender evacuees.
Materials
  • General Material
June 2013

When Crisis Strikes: A Toolkit for Critical Incident Response and Management

Publisher(s):
PCADV developed this toolkit to help domestic violence programs navigate a crisis situation – a homicide, suicide, natural death, accident or fire – that could disrupt services, distress staff and shelter residents, and attract unwanted media and public interest.
Materials
  • General Material
June 2013

The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Homelessness

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This paper provides a historical context of domestic violence and homelessness and outlines how housing/homeless and domestic violence movements have and continue to intersect.
Materials
  • General Material
May 2013

Guidelines for Directories of Domestic Violence Pet Support Programs

Publisher(s):
Hundreds of domestic violence shelters are now providing safe pet housing options to enable families to leave abusers without having to make an impossible choice to leave their pets behind and at risk. This resource provides guiding principles for the structure and maintenance of pet support (foster care and on-site housing) directories.
Materials
  • General Material
May 2013

National Colloquium 2012 Final Report: An Inventory and Evaluation of the Current Shelter and Services Response to Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking

Publisher(s):
This is an inventory and evaluation of the current shelter and services response to domestic minor sex trafficking.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2013

Maturing Your Services: Advocating for Survivors of Sexual Violence in Later Life

Publisher(s):
This interactive online course is designed to increase advocates’ and other victim service professionals’ capacity for serving victims of sexual violence in later life.