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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.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
July 2014

Conversation Guide: Starting the Discussion about HIV/AIDS

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This resource was designed to support advocates in beginning conversations about HIV with survivors of domestic violence.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
July 2014

Sheltering Animals and Families Together: Expanding safety and support services for survivors while helping to protect their pets

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This webinar describes the linkage between the urgent need to protect domestic violence victims and their pets from further abuse and the comfort that pets can provide, especially in times of stress and trauma.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
June 2014

Screening for Human Trafficking: Guidelines for Administering the Trafficking Victim Identification Tool

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Contents include The Purpose and Limitations of Screening; Tips for Conducting Interviews; Frequently Asked Questions; Advice on Using the Trafficking Victim Identification Tool (TVIT); TVIT long and short versions; Training and Other Resources, and; Definitions of Human Trafficking in the United States.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
  • General Material
March 2014

National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Safety Strategies for Women at Risk

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On this webinar, Dr. Michele Decker discussed the link between dating/domestic violence and women's exposure to HIV. Ways to raise awareness, decrease stigma and increase services for HIV+ women were shared for crisis counselors, domestic violence victim advocates and shelter managers.
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  • General Material
January 2014

Summary of U.S. State Laws Related to Advocate Confidentiality

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This chart summarizes laws around when communication is protected (i.e., is privileged or confidential) between domestic or sexual violence victims and advocates, and defines various advocate roles and types of communication.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2014

Representing Victims of Intimate Partner Violence Connected with the Military: A Handbook for Civil Attorneys

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This handbook is intended to provide information to attorneys representing survivors and victims of intimate partner violence who are connected with the military, which includes service members, veterans, or partners of abusive service members or veterans.
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  • General Material
January 2014

Principles and Practices for Nonprofit Excellence: A guide for nonprofit staff and board members

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This guide provides specific guidelines for individual organizations to evaluate and improve their operations, governance, human resources, advocacy, financial management, and fundraising.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2014

Ensuring Meaningful Access for Survivors with Limited English Proficiency (LEP)

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According to the U.S. Census, over 25 million people over the age of five living in the United States speak a language other than English, and do not speak English very well. In order to carry out enhanced safety planning, ensure meaningful access to services, and provide critical information to assist survivors in making informed choices, it is imperative to ensure meaningful access to services for ALL survivors.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
December 2013

Domestic Violence and the Holidays: Cultural Sensitivity During the Holiday Season

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The holiday season (defined here as the time period beginning the week of Thanksgiving through New Year's Day) can present both opportunities and challenges for survivors and advocates in shelter. This Technical Assistance Guidance discusses some issues to consider as programs work with survivors and their families during this time of year. Offering a range of supportive programing can increase the chances that residents will have a positive shelter experience. Included are practical, cost-effective interventions, which may be easily adopted at any shelter program.