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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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May 2020

COVID-19 Impact Briefs

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The National Resource Center for Reaching Victims conducted a series of listening sessions to unearth the impact the COVID-19 health crisis is having on underserved victims of crime and better resource the crime victim services field to respond to those needs. This series of impact briefs summarizes key findings.
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  • General Material
May 2020

Trauma-Informed Policing Interview with Captain Altovise Love-Craighead

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In this video, Philadelphia Police Department Captain Altovise Love-Craighead discusses the fundamentals of trauma-informed policing, including how de-escalation can interrupt cycles of violence.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
February 2019

Protection Orders and Working with People with Disabilities

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This tip sheet is a tool that attorneys, advocates, and others can familiarize themselves with common types of disabilities, the unique barriers people with those disabilities may experience in the protection order office, and strategies for overcoming those barriers that attorneys and advocates can implement in their work.
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  • General Material
October 2018

U Visa Toolkit for Law Enforcement Agencies and Prosecutors

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By providing U‐visa certifications, law enforcement officials add to their arsenal of crime fighting tools because victims feel safer coming forward to report crimes. This document provides the following background information on the U‐visa: an overview of the U‐visa and a section on law enforcement officials and the U‐visa certification.
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  • General Material
May 2018

An Unjust Burden: The Disparate Treatment of Black Americans in the Criminal Justice System

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This document provides an overview of the ways in which America’s history of racism and oppression continues to manifest in the criminal justice system. It also provides a summary of research demonstrating how the system perpetuates the disparate treatment of Black people and explains how the evidence helps account for the hugely disproportionate impact of mass incarceration on millions of Black people, their families, and their communities.
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  • General Material
April 2018

Compensation Considerations for Self-Advocates Receiving Government Benefits

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This tip sheet gives basic information on some government means-tested benefits programs for people with disabilities and explains the potential effects that receiving compensation may have on their benefits. It also guides readers to additional resources for people with disabilities and their advocates.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2017

Working with Sign Language Interpreters for Events

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The Working with Sign Language Interpreters tip sheet provides information on how to find, select, and evaluate sign language interpreters for in-person events.
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  • General Material
January 2015

Culture, Language, and Access: Key Considerations for Serving Deaf Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

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This document offers a framework for understanding and addressing the unmet needs of Deaf survivors that is rooted in a cultural and linguistic perspective.
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  • General Material
August 2014

Designing Accessible Events for People with Disabilities and Deaf Individuals: Budgeting for Access Tip Sheet

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When planning events there are accommodations necessary to ensure that attendees with disabilities and Deaf attendees have complete access to the venue and the event's presentations and materials. This tip sheet provides you with information on common access features and cost estimates so you can incorporate those considerations into funding proposals and budgets for your events.
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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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  • General Material
January 2013

Designing Accessible Events for People with Disabilities Registration Tip Sheet

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The registration tip sheet covers what questions you should ask about lodging, meals, interpreting, personal care attendants, and other accommodation needs. It includes sample questions, and additional resources to ensure your registration process assists you in maximizing access for people with disabilities attending your event.
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  • General Material
December 2012

Safe and Accessible Meeting and Event Planning

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This slide show provides information on the elements of an accessible meeting and offers practical guidance for advocates and others planning accessible meetings and events.