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Support Groups for Women with Abusive Partners: A Review of the Empirical Evidence

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While rigorous evaluations of domestic violence support groups have been quite limited, the broader literature on support group efficacy is informative. Taken together, there is a significant body of evidence indicating that peer support groups can alleviate depression and stress, and increase self-esteem, self-efficacy, and psychological well-being.
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On the Scene and Informed: First Response and Autism

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This is a guide for first responders to emergency situations on how to recognize when someone they respond to may be a person on the autism spectrum and how to appropriately modify their responses to work most effectively with people with autism.
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Improving Services and Outreach to the Latino Community

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The article suggests that programs evaluate their effectiveness in addressing specific Latino community needs, recognize and address barriers to serving Latino communities, and learn about diversity within Latino communities. The article also suggests eliminating stereotypes, developing organization wide language competency, and ensuring that all staff have a duty to serve all members of the community. Available in both English and Spanish.
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Etiquette Tips for Working with Deaf/Hard of Hearing Individuals

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This one-pager offers tips for hearing advocates to engage in effective, respectful communication with Deaf or hard of hearing individuals.
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LGBT Intimate Partner Violence 101

This PowerPoint presentation discusses basic information on intimate partner violence in LGBT relationships. It defines common terms and phrases, provides information on both domestic and sexual violence in LGBT relationships and communities, and breaks down similarities and differences between LGBT and straight individuals who experience IPV.
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Meeting the Needs of American Indian and Alaska Native Survivors with Disabilities

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During this webinar, Amanda Watson, Program Director at Praxis International, explores ways in which programs can better understand the cultural implications of working with AI/AN survivors with disabilities and provide guidance on strategies for best serving them.
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Teen Dating Violence Curriculum for Asian/Asian American Youth

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ATASK’s teen dating violence for Asian youth curriculum encourages teens from Asian/Asian American communities to think about stereotypes, prejudice, discrimination and its correlation with domestic violence. For a copy of the curriculum, please contact the Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence at 617-338-2350.
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Shifting Power from the Inside Out: Lessons on Becoming Member-Led from Mujeres Unidas y Activas

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Produced collaboratively by Mujeres Unidas y Activas and RoadMap, Shifting Power from the Inside Out offers a new framework for community-based organizations on the evolution from member-based to member-led organizational structure, culture and practice.
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Working with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Youth

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TGNC youth often face severe discrimination and harassment in schools. This resource addresses problems ranging from lack of gender-neutral bathrooms to confidentiality, with specific recommendations for addressing each problem in a school setting.
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Managing Conflict Creatively

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This brief fact sheet describes the characteristics of conflict and provides a list of ideas for resolving a conflict situation.
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Latinas and Sexual Violence

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This fact sheet addresses cultural and linguistic considerations for improving outreach into Latin@ communities with a special focus on Latinas. It promotes greater awareness of the barriers to services that Latina victims face and tools for removing those barriers.
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Domestic Violence and Faith Communities: Guidelines for Leaders

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Faith communities can play a significant role in providing support for victims of domestic violence and in holding abusers accountable. This handbook provides information about the nature and dynamics of domestic violence to guide faith leaders in responding to victims and abusers within their faith communities.