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Trauma Informed Approach Content Topic Results

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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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  • Training Tools
December 2017

Introducing the Trauma-Informed Practice (TIP) Scales for Domestic Violence Programs

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In this webinar, presenters describe the development of the Trauma Informed Practice (TIP) Scales, which measure the degree to which programs engage in trauma-informed practices from the perspective of program participants.
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  • General Material
August 2017

National Best Practices for Sexual Assault Kits: A Multidisciplinary Approach

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These best practices emphasize the use of collaborative, victim-centered, and multidisciplinary approaches to improve evidence collection and preservation, increase consistency and provide uniformity for the prioritization and transferal of evidence, enhance laboratory process efficiencies for DNA testing, and advance investigative practices and agency protocols.
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  • General Material
June 2017

Considerations and Recommendations on Trauma-Informed Advocacy for Trafficking Survivors

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This technical assistance brief focuses on issues affecting victims/survivors of sex trafficking who may be adults or minors, foreign nationals or U.S. citizens, and/or trapped by international or domestic trafficking.
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  • General Material
March 2017

Advocates and Law Enforcement: Oil and Water?

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This article includes a historical perspective on the role of victim advocates within the criminal justice system, highlights reluctancy advocates might experience when assisting victims, and provides tools for how advocates can work with law enforcement officials who might not believe the victim or feel like the facts “don’t add up.”
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
February 2017

Polyvictimization in Later Life

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The training addresses the context of polyvictimization; victims and perpetrators of polyvictimization; best practices to work with older adults affected by polyvictimization using trauma-informed, ethical, and culturally appropriate practices; and the latest research and best practices to serve this population.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
February 2017

Enhancing Police Responses to Children Exposed to Violence: A Toolkit for Law Enforcement

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Police officers are frequently the first responders to situations that pose threats to the safety and well-being of children and families. This toolkit provides practical tools and resources to assist law enforcement agencies in building or enhancing effective operational responses to children exposed to violence (with or without a mental health partner).
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  • General Material
February 2017

Enhancing Law Enforcement Response to Children Exposed to Violence and Childhood Trauma

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This toolkit provides tools and resources to assist law enforcement agencies in building or enhancing effective operational responses to children exposed to violence.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2017

Shining Light on the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children: A Toolkit to Build Understanding

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This toolkit is a resource for multidisciplinary professionals, policy makers, volunteers, faith communities, and others involved in anti-trafficking work. It provides information on a variety of topics related to human trafficking with a specific focus on mentoring for commercial sexual exploitation victims.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2017

ACEs Pediatric Healthcare Toolkit

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This toolkit for pediatricians is designed to provide background on ACEs, screening and treatment resources, tools for implementing the Survey of Well-being of Young Children developmental screening, and supporting research.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
December 2016

Sheltering Trans Survivors Webinar Series

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This three-part series from FORGE offers information on sheltering trans women, trans men, and non-binary survivors of intimate partner violence.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
October 2016

WEBINAR: Keeping Your Cup Full: Self-Care is Essential to Trauma Informed Advocacy

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This webinar offers strategies for dealing with daily work related stress, increases awareness of the issue of vicarious trauma, and provides ideas in order to gain organizational support to help sustain and support those working with survivors of trauma
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
June 2016

Working with Older Survivors of Abuse: A Framework for Advocates

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This toolkit will help community based domestic violence and/or sexual abuse programs assess existing services and provides guidance to enhance program and advocates response to older survivors of abuse.