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The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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.
total results: 333  | date published date added a-z

Special Collection

Special Collection
November 2017

Serving Trans and Non-Binary Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Author(s):
Despite the fact that people who identify as trans or non-binary experience violence at alarming rates, there are still significant gaps in services for these survivors of domestic and sexual violence. This collection supports advocates and agencies seeking to provide accessible, sensitive, and relevant services that are inclusive to survivors of all genders.
Special Collection
March 2014

Open Doors: Domestic Violence Shelter Development

The NRCDV receives a large number of technical assistance requests related to domestic violence program development. Part 1 provides resources for building, sustaining and enhancing shelter programs to meet the diverse needs of domestic violence survivors.
Special Collection
April 2013

Trauma-Informed Domestic Violence Services: Understanding the Framework and Approach (Part 1 of 3)

The first of a 3-part series that also includes Building Program Capacity (PART 2 of 3) and Developing Collaborations and Increasing Access (PART 3 of 3), PART 1 provides an overview of the framework and research supporting trauma-informed approaches to working with survivors and their children.
Special Collection
April 2013

Trauma-Informed Domestic Violence Services: Building Program Capacity (Part 2 of 3)

The second of a 3-part collection that also includes Understanding the Framework and Approach (PART 1 of 3) and Developing Collaborations and Increasing Access (PART 3 of 3), PART 2 provides practical tools and resources on building capacity to implement trauma-informed programs.
Special Collection
April 2013

Trauma-Informed Domestic Violence Services: Developing Collaborations and Increasing Access (Part 3 of 3)

The third of a 3-part collection, which also includes Understanding the Framework and Approach (PART 1 of 3), and Building Program Capacity (PART 2 of 3), PART 3 provides resources for building collaboration to ensure that survivors and their children have access to culture-, DV- and trauma-informed mental health and substance abuse services.
Special Collection
August 2012

Capacity Building for Domestic Violence Prevention Programming

This collection provides materials to support the work of building organizational capacity in state and local domestic violence programs for primary prevention work, as it relates to assessing and influencing change in individuals, communities, and institutions.
Special Collection
November 2011

Meeting Survivors' Needs Research Project

Author(s):
This collection complies information and resources from both Meeting Survivors' Needs studies, documenting our movement work to provide both residential and non-residential services to survivors of domestic violence and their loved ones.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
October 2021

Advocacy Tips for Supporting Victims in the Amish/Plain Community

Publisher(s):
Created by OneEighty in Wooster, Ohio, these materials offer key tips and background information for domestic violence advocates working with Amish and Plain Communities.
Materials
  • General Material
September 2021

Minnesota’s Best Practice Guide for the Co-occurrence of Child Maltreatment and Domestic Violence

Publisher(s):
Families are the primary providers to meet children’s needs; the safety and well-being of children depends on the safety and well-being of all family members. As both researchers and child protection caseworkers know well, there is a high rate of co-occurrence of child maltreatment and domestic violence. This best practice guide was developed to support local child welfare agency staff as they engage with families experiencing co-occurring domestic violence and child maltreatment.
Materials
  • General Material
July 2021

Assessing Our Capacity for Serving Male Survivors of Sexual Violence

Publisher(s):
This self-assessment tool helps reflect on your organization’s current work serving men who have experienced sexual violence. The tool offers reflection questions related to individual and organizational capacity to serve male survivors.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
April 2021

Breaking the Silence: Supporting Survivors of Police Sexual Violence

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Amidst a growing national conversation about sexual violence sparked by #MeToo and the ‘me, too.’ movement originated by Tarana Burke, and an ongoing national reckoning around the violence of policing, one form of sexual and police violence remains shrouded in silence: police sexual violence. This is a curriculum for sexual assault service providers intended to accompany Interrupting Criminalization’s report Shrouded in Silence: Police Sexual Violence - What We Know and What We Can Do About It.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2021

The Importance of Faith in the Lives of Faith-Affiliated Survivors of Abuse

Publisher(s):
The first in Safe Havens Supporting Victims and Survivors of Faith: A Webinar Series for Advocates series, this webinar addresses the importance of faith for some victims and ways that faith can be both a barrier and a resource.