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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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April 2021

Youth Mobile Response Services: An Investment to Decriminalize Mental Health

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This report evaluates the role of law enforcement and mental health systems in the United States and their relationships to racial justice – recognizing that over the past few centuries these systems have caused more harm than good. The report highlights an important alternative to using law enforcement to respond to mental health and social crisis: mobile response.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
March 2021

Holding Space, Creating Safety: A Toolkit for Facilitating Conversations about Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence for Bisexual Peer Support Groups

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This toolkit explores how sexual and intimate partner violence impacts bi+ communities and how support and social group facilitators can address these issues. It offers facilitation tips and guides that lead you through imagining and creating a peer support group.
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March 2021

Trust Survivors: Building an Effective and Inclusive Cash Assistance Program

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In this report, FreeFrom shares lessons learned from 1,000 survivors who received a Safety Fund grant in 2020 about how to build an effective and inclusive cash assistance program that will work for them. Overwhelmingly, survivors expressed that they need a program steeped in flexibility and trust.
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March 2021

Supporting Domestic Violence Survivors’ Safety During the Court Process: A Checklist of Recommended Practices

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Going to the courthouse and participating in hearings can be confusing and intimidating for anyone, but domestic violence survivors often face extra barriers. This checklist suggests strategies regarding safety while traveling to/from the courthouse, while inside the courthouse and courtroom, and during virtual hearings.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
February 2021

WEBINAR: Meaningful Partnerships to Support Youth at the Intersections of Homelessness and Gender-Based Violence

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Recognizing and understanding the intersections of youth homelessness/housing insecurity and gender-based violence is critical to creating meaningful services and effective intervention and prevention strategies. This webinar examines the scope and unique characteristics of relationship violence amongst RHY, and explores the why and the how of building and sustaining effective community collaborations to best serve youth at the intersections.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
February 2021

What are effective, trauma-informed strategies for advocates and providers who are serving runaway and homeless youth and young adults?

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In the February TA Question of the Month, guest writer Arlene Snyder from Bridge Over Troubled Waters discusses housing instability and homelessness among youth and offers strategies for trauma-informed care.
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November 2020

Human Trafficking Prevention: Strategies for Runaway and Homeless Youth Settings

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This issue brief from the Family Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) recognizes the vital role that runaway and homeless youth (RHY) programs can play in the prevention of sex and labor trafficking among runaway and homeless youth. It also highlights the importance of integrating public health, trauma-informed, and positive youth development principles into human trafficking interventions.
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  • NRCDV Publications
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October 2020

WEBINAR: Re-centering: Indiana's Movement to Ground Domestic Violence Programs in Survivor-Defined Success

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In this webinar from the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, presenters from the Indiana Coalition will discuss the processes for working together, data collection strategies, key findings, limitations, and next steps.
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October 2020

Committed to Safety for ALL Survivors: Guidance for Domestic Violence Programs on Supporting Survivors Who Use Substances

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Bridging NCDVTMH’s expertise in domestic and sexual violence (DSV) and substance use, Committed to Safety for ALL Survivors assists programs and advocates in supporting survivors who use substances by providing practical strategies embedded within an accessible, culturally responsive, and trauma-informed (ACRTI) approach.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
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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July 2020

Coffee and Conversation: When Black Women Seek Help

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This webinar from Ujima, Inc. explores the many different avenues or systems that Black women may engage when addressing the intersecting forms of violence in their lives. Presenters from different service sectors discuss the ways in which advocates in those fields can be more culturally humble, trauma-informed, and responsive to the needs and realities of Black women survivors.