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October 2015

Allies in the Struggle: Intersectional work as a trauma-informed response and prevention

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This webinar was designed for aspiring white allies interested in deepening their understanding of the connections between racial justice work and domestic and sexual violence intervention and prevention work.
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  • General Material
September 2015

Promising Practices and Model Programs: Trauma-Informed Approaches to Working with Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence and Other Trauma

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This report compiles comprehensive information about how programs are currently conceptualizing trauma-informed and trauma-specific work and how this translates into enhanced or improved services for survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
July 2015

Expanding Safety and Support Services For Survivors of Domestic Violence and Their Pets

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This webinar reviewed 1) ways to provide safe shelter to survivors and their pets, 2) details regarding National SAF-T day, 3) new legislation that protects victims and pets from further abuse, and 4) an overview of the Safe Havens Mapping Project.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
June 2015

Trauma-Informed Birth Support for Survivors of Abuse

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This webinar provides information on the impact of trauma in pregnancy and childbirth and outlines how a partnership between advocates and birth workers in the community may be of benefit to pregnant survivors of domestic or sexual violence. Together, victim advocacy and doula skills can set in motion a new beginning for healthier relationships between survivors of abuse and their newborns.
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  • General Material
June 2015

Running a Shelter

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This page explores how to create shelter environments where survivors can reclaim their autonomy, and feel secure without excessive rules and punitive systems that echo the abuser’s rules.
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  • General Material
April 2015

Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence

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The fact sheet further addresses the importance of employing a victim-centered approach to working with survivors, and includes specific recommendations for direct service providers.
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  • General Material
January 2015

Developing Policy on Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

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This article discusses various elements that may be considered by police administrators and victim advocates for inclusion in a policy on officer-involved domestic violence.
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  • General Material
January 2015

How to Address Problems with Interpretation

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This brief guide provides advocates with advice on how to work effectively with interpreters in the context of domestic violence. It addresses problems that may arise when using an interpreter, and tips on what should be done.
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  • General Material
January 2015

The Misuse of Police Powers in Officer-Involved Domestic Violence

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This document explores how the power and authority granted to officers to protect the public can lead to the abuse of their power. Recommendations are provided for advocates working with survivors whose batterers are in law enforcement.
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  • General Material
September 2014

Fundraising? It's Everyone's Job

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This blog written by fund raising expert Gail Perry provides some helpful strategies to help the board and staff become more comfortable with their involvement in fundraising activities
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 2014

Why Pets Mean So Much: The Human-Animal Bond in the Context of Intimate Partner Violence

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Developed by the Animal Welfare Institute, this Technical Assistance Guidance explores ways that victim advocates can assist survivors of domestic violence and their pets when seeking safety and refuge from abuse.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
September 2014

Sheltering Transgender Women: Providing Welcoming Services

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This Technical Assistance Guidance highlights effective strategies for integrating trans women into shelter, building on the knowledge that most shelter staff and allied professionals have already developed practice, familiarity, and skill in providing shelter services to women.