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April 2019

Is Your Agency Ready to Serve Transgender and Non-Binary Clients?

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Tangible areas to think about include forms and paperwork, bathroom options, advertising, and publicity, displayed materials, referrals, feedback and complaint mechanisms. Intangible areas to think about include organizational culture and diversity, existing reputation, agency name, presence at transgender events, community participation and outreach, training, monitoring of attitudes and tone, client staff interactions and language, out T/LGB staff, and tracking T/LGB clients.
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  • NRCDV Publications
January 2019

What do I need to know about human trafficking and why?

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The crime of human trafficking is at its core a human rights violation, exploiting an individual for economic gain. In NRCDV's January 2019 TA Question of the Month, Karen Romero from Freedom Network offers information on what domestic violence advocates should know about serving survivors of human trafficking.
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October 2018

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Recruitment, Hiring and Retention

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While this guide was written for organizations in sustainability and environmental fields, the practices and tools provided in this document are relevant to nonprofits and are intended to support organizations in their evolving practices to achieve increased equity, diversity, and inclusion in their offices by addressing historical discrepancies in recruitment, hiring and retention efforts.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
May 2018

How can I mitigate the impact of vicarious trauma to help promote the long-term sustainability of this work?

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In any social justice movement, people are the tools for making change. NRCDV's May 2018 TA Question of the Month offers strategies for mitigating the negative impacts of vicarious trauma and promoting resilience and long-term sustainability in the movement to end gender-based violence.
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  • General Material
May 2018

Addressing Racial Equity With an Organizational Change Lens

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Organizations ready to address and embrace racial equity must first examine how race interacts with all aspects of organizational culture, from board governance, to leadership and management, to staffing and talent management, to day-to-day work flow. While not an exhaustive list, this webpage outlines four simple strategies for moving the needle on organizational change efforts intended to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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  • General Material
April 2018

Tools for Transformation: Becoming Accessible, Culturally Responsive, and Trauma-Informed Organizations

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The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health (NCDVTMH) has designed this toolkit for organizations serving survivors of domestic and sexual violence and their children. Its purpose is to support organizations in their efforts to become more accessible, culturally responsive, and trauma-informed (ACRTI) in their approach and services.
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  • General Material
March 2018

6 Steps for Building an Inclusive Workplace

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Diversity and inclusiveness are not the same. When employees from diverse backgrounds and communities are supported and allowed to flourish, the organization benefits from their ideas, skills and engagement, and retention rate of those workers also rises. To that end, this article outlines six practical strategies for creating an inclusive workplace environment.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2018

Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Toolkit

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The SART Toolkit is available for local, multi-disciplinary teams working on sexual assault cases. This toolkit is a source for information and resources related to working as a team, responding to sexual assault, starting a SART, engaging your community, and much more.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2018

Beyond the Wheel: Domestic Violence in LGBTQ Communities

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This webinar centers on the importance of building awareness of the context of LGBTQ people’s lives as a key component in supporting creative, effective advocacy with LGBTQ survivors.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2018

Assessing Patterns of Coercive Control in Abusive Relationships, Part 1: A Basic Skill for LGBTQ DV Advocacy

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This webinar offers an introduction to the Northwest Network’s tool and analysis on assessing patterns of power and control in abusive relationships.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
August 2017

Sexual Assault Response Policy and Training Content Guidelines

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These guidelines provides background material and supporting details for a greater understanding of the developmental philosophy and implementation of the sexual assault policy and accompanying training.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
July 2017

Serving Male-Identified Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence

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This paper offers guideposts for responding to the needs of male-identified victims of intimate partner violence. It is meant to be a resource to foster meaningful dialogue around supporting inclusive services for all victims and survivors seeking safety and healing.