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New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence (OPDV) Content Topic Results

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June 2013

Working with Deaf Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

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This Q and A was conducted with Jennifer Shaw, Project EMERGE Director, Vera House and Lindsay Ryan Anthony, ASADV Empowerment/Project EMERGE Advocate. It provides recommendations for building trust with the Deaf community to ensure that domestic violence services, policies and trainings are grounded in an understanding of Deaf culture.
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April 2012

OPDV Bulletin: Strangulation in Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

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This article presents an overview of the risks posed by strangulation attempts in domestic violence cases, and is adapted from a portion of a presentation from the three-day conference, "Detection and Prosecution of Strangulation in Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Cases.”
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January 2012

Working with Victims with Brain Injuries in Domestic Violence Shelters

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Domestic violence victims who have a traumatic brain injury (TBI) may need help coping with the high levels of stress and stimulation that can be part of communal living. Because TBI affects different people differently, shelter residents will have different needs. Screening for TBI during shelter intake will help advocates identify ways to make the shelter more accessible and user-friendly.
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January 2012

Victims with Brain Injuries in Domestic Violence Support Groups

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This handout offers helpful tips for assisting a domestic violence victim who has a traumatic brain injury within a support group setting.
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January 2012

Traumatic Brain Injury and Safety Planning: Ideas for Domestic Violence Advocates

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When a victim of domestic violence (DV) has a traumatic brain injury (TBI), it is important to consider the effects of the TBI in safety planning. Screening for TBI may identify the need for an evaluation. This handout provides background information on brain injury, assistance with identifying existing injuries, and details to provide appropriate help for victims of domestic violence who have sustained brain injuries.
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  • General Material
June 2010

Domestic Violence in Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, and Bisexual Communities: Trainers Manual

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The purpose of the training curriculum is to give health and human service providers the knowledge and skills necessary to sensitively and effectively respond to LGTB victims of domestic violence.
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January 2010

Screening for Domestic Violence in Mental Health Settings

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This page is designed for mental health professionals who don’t work in specialized domestic violence services, but need to know about their clients’ experiences of victimization in order to provide them with the best possible services.
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Parental Alienation Syndrome and Parental Alienation

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This article is excerpted from the Applied Research paper by the same author, offering a one-page summary defining the concepts of parental alienation and parental alienation syndrome, and a 6-step approach for custody cases involving domestic violence.
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Domestic Violence and Traumatic Brain Injury

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This document provides strategies that can help service providers working with a victim of domestic violence who has a TBI.
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Safety Planning for Victims with TBI

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This resource offers information related to safety planning tips for victims of domestic violence with a TBI, including a bibliography and a full PowerPoint presentation on TBI and domestic violence.
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The False Connection Between Adult Domestic Violence and Alcohol

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An article that explores the relationship between victimization and the development of alcohol/other drug problems in women; the relationship between a batterer's use of substances and his violence; and the similarities and differences between "co-dependency" and the effects of victimization.
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Information for Mental Health Professionals

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This document presents good practice tips for health care professionals working with patients who have been abused. The guidelines provide screening tips, highlight the negative effect of couples counseling in domestic violence situations, and present safety planning tips.