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July 2021

Assessing Our Capacity for Serving Male Survivors of Sexual Violence

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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.
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  • Training Tools
April 2021

Breaking the Silence: Supporting Survivors of Police Sexual Violence

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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.
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January 2021

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

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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.
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December 2020

Building a Culture of Trust

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Workplace discussion on issues such as racism, ageism, and heteronormativity can be difficult even in circumstances where people have strong relationships and can assume goodwill. This document provides guidance to help organizations build connections that can foster trust; engage in the development of strong teams; and promote communication and development opportunities between and among staff when embarking on or building up their equity efforts.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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August 2020

WEBINAR: Enhancing Services to Male Survivors Part 2: Voices from the Field

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Part II of the Enhancing Services to Male Survivors webinar series showcases the work of two domestic violence agencies that are leading the way as they expand their services to male survivors. The presenters share lessons learned through this process and offer promising practices to help build capacity to recognize and respond to the needs of male-identified survivors of domestic violence.
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August 2020

10 Out of 10 Webinar Series: How Seminaries Can Prepare Future Pastors to Prevent and Respond to Sexual and Domestic Violence

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Ninety percent of protestant pastors report encountering sexual or domestic violence in their congregations, but only 50% believe they are prepared to respond to it. If 9 out of 10 pastors will encounter domestic or sexual violence situations at work, then 10 out of 10 pastors must receive training on how to respond. This webinar series offers guidance for integrating domestic and sexual violence training into seminaries.
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July 2020

Faith Matters: Supporting Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Survivors of Domestic Violence

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This workshop from the Battered Women's Justice Project will help advocates adopt a faith-sensitive lens and best practices for supporting families who are guided by their faith.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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June 2020

WEBINAR: Enhancing Services to Male Survivors Series Part 1: Changing the Narrative

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In part one of the Enhancing Services to Male Survivors Series, presenters engage in a discussion about including a gender-conscious philosophical framework for enhanced services to male survivors of domestic violence that links to and builds upon the historical roots of the movement against gender-based violence and is consistent with anti-discrimination laws and related grant conditions.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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May 2020

WEBINAR: Keeping Your Cup Full is Essential to Trauma Informed Advocacy Part II

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How are you really doing? Are you tired and feeling there are not enough hours in a day? Adequate self-care is vital to sustaining long-lasting careers as a victim advocates. Through storytelling, Vanessa Timmons discusses strategies for managing work related stress and addresses the importance of taking time to address the emotional and physical damage caused by compassion fatigue.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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April 2020

WEBINAR: Addressing the Influences Implicit Biases, Inequities & Historical Trauma Have on Aging Processes for Children of Color

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Trauma and toxic stress often stem from experiences that occur disproportionately in the lives of girls and women, and of girls and women of color in particular. The adultification of African American girls who have histories of trauma has become the manifestation of how the needs of women and girls of color are overlooked and misunderstood. This webinar addresses the impact of implicit biases, inequities and historical trauma on the lives of children of color.
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  • NRCDV Publications
March 2020

#Care4Advocates: COVID-19 Resources to Support Advocates’ Well-being

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Advocacy during COVID-19 is difficult. NRCDV has compiled resources in response to the identified need for advocates to feel supported and valued, especially as they put themselves at risk to support survivors’ safety.
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January 2020

Enhancing Community Trust: Proactive Approaches to Domestic and Sexual Violence

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As part of its federally-funded Enhancing Community Trust: Proactive Approaches to Domestic & Sexual Violence initiative, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) released this toolkit containing a law enforcement agency self-assessment, community assessment, sample outreach letter, action planning guide, and additional considerations and resources to support enhancing agency response to victims.