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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
April 2015

WEBINAR: Addressing the Needs of Youth Experiencing Homelessness and Abuse

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This webinar focused on the intersections of relationship violence and sex trafficking among runaway and homeless youth. Experts in this field of service suggested a variety of ways that individuals, organizations, and communities can provide effective support to youth experiencing violence and abuse while living in unstable housing situations.
Materials
  • General Material
March 2015

"Be Food Safe" Fact Sheets for At-Risk Populations

Publisher(s):
This page includes fact sheets about food safety for at-risk populations, including people with HIV/AIDS, pregnant women, older adults, and people with diabetes.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2015

Developing a Language Access Plan for Your Agency

Publisher(s):
This tip sheet clearly lists the steps that domestic violence programs can take to develop a language access plan for Limited English Proficiency individuals.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2015

The Unequal Treatment of Transgender Individuals in Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Programs

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This study analyzes the findings of the 2008 National Transgender Discrimination Survey to examine whether certain sociodemographic factors and psychosocial risks, such racial identity, income, immigration status, or disability, are significant predictors of unequal treatment of transgender people in domestic violence programs and rape crisis centers.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
November 2014

Creating A Culture of Acceptance: Abuse, HIV and Women in Shelter

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This 1-hour interactive eLearning module presents evidence linking intimate partner violence with women's risk of becoming infected with HIV, and discusses the impact of intimate partner violence on the lives of women living with HIV.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
November 2014

Domestic Violence and the Holidays: Promoting Wellness and Managing Stress

Publisher(s):
This Technical Assistance Guidance is intended to help domestic violence programs create the organizational support needed to better respond to the wellness needs of shelter staff during the holiday season.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
October 2014

WEBINAR: Celebrating the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) 30th Anniversary

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This commemorative webinar celebrates the far-reaching impact of FVPSA, the first Federal commitment to creating a pathway to safety for survivors of domestic violence and their children.
Materials
  • General Material
September 2014

Mind the Gap: Providing Shelter to Minor Dating Abuse Survivors

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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
  • 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
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
July 2014

WEBINAR: 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

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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.