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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
  • Training Tools
January 2013

Runaway and Homeless Youth and Relationship Violence Toolkit

Publisher(s):
This toolkit was developed by and for advocates in the runaway and homeless youth and dv/sa fields to help programs create partnerships, meaningful services, and effective intervention and prevention strategies for working with youth at risk.
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.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
November 2012

Domestic Violence and the Holidays: What's Cooking?

Publisher(s):
With the approaching holiday season, questions may arise about how to appropriately respond to the food-related needs of survivors in shelter and how to manage excess food donations. This brief document offers guidance from the NRCDV Technical Assistance Team.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 2012

Domestic Violence Shelter Services: A Review of the Empirical Evidence

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This paper examines the empirical studies of shelter effectiveness in the lives of abused women. This review includes studies of "shelter" in general, and does not address the specific programs offered within shelter (e.g., support groups, children's programs), which are the subject of separate research summaries. See more at The DV Evidence Project.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 2012

Advocacy Services for Women with Abusive Partners: A Review of the Empirical Evidence

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Advocacy interventions have received scant evaluation, and the belief in their effectiveness has largely been predicated on anecdotal evidence. The purpose of this review was to systematically locate and review the empirical evidence behind providing advocacy services to survivors of intimate partner violence. See more at The DV Evidence Project.
Materials
  • General Material
August 2012

Meeting Survivors' Needs Through Non-Residential Domestic Violence Services and Supports: Results of a Multi-State Study - Interview with Anne Menard and Eleanor Lyon

Author(s): Publisher(s):
In this podcast series, Mary Louise Kelley is joined by Anne Menard and Eleanor Lyon to discuss a study focused on nonresidential domestic violence services.
Materials
  • General Material
June 2012

Model Rights and Responsibilities for Shelter Residents

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This document provides general guidelines to keep in mind when crafting shelter rules, including a model set of rules structured in the form of rights and responsibilities.
Materials
  • General Material
May 2012

2012 Truth About Abuse Survey Report

Publisher(s):
This report provides data illustrating that the vast majority of shelters across the United States consistently report startling increases in the demand for their services and decreases in funding. In short, demand is up, while funding, services and prevention programs are down.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
May 2012

How can advocates and communities honor and support women in shelter on Mother’s Day?

Publisher(s):
In the month of motherhood celebration, thousands of mothers and mothers-to-be across the country will spend Mother’s Day in a domestic violence shelter. NRCDV's May 2012 TA Question of the Month offers ideas for honoring mothers in shelters.
Materials
  • General Material
May 2012

Services Available to Victims of Human Trafficking: A Resource Guide for Social Service Providers

Publisher(s):
This booklet provides brief descriptions of community and State-funded resources available to victims of trafficking. Various Federal benefits and services are included as well as details on how to obtain a Certification Letter or Eligibility Letter from the HHS Office of Refugee Resettlement.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
April 2012

Domestic Violence Homicide Response Plan: A Toolkit for Domestic Violence Programs

Publisher(s):
This toolkit starts from the reality that any community can experience a domestic violence homicide. Building collaborative relationships, including with clergy, prior to a crisis is of utmost importance to establish the foundation and spirit with which your response will be handled. This document provides a framework for programs and their communities to develop a plan that will provide guidance in responding to a domestic violence homicide, whether the victim had been a client or not.
Materials
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
March 2012

Understanding the Nature and Dynamics of Domestic Violence

Publisher(s):
This manual provides an overview of the complex issue of domestic violence, and offers strategies for advocacy and empowerment.