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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.

Special Collection

Special Collection
April 2014

Violence in the Lives of the Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Author(s): Gretchen Waech, Cathy Hoog
This Special Collection offers information regarding the experiences and needs of individuals who are Deaf or hard of hearing and have experienced abuse. The purpose of this collection is to: 1) increase victim advocates' knowledge and understanding of Deaf culture, 2) provide resources to assist helping professionals in direct service work with Deaf individuals, and 3) highlight best practices for addressing domestic and sexual violence in the Deaf community.
Special Collection
April 2013

Trauma-Informed Domestic Violence Services: Developing Collaborations and Increasing Access (Part 3 of 3)

The third of a 3-part collection, which also includes Understanding the Framework and Approach (PART 1 of 3), and Building Program Capacity (PART 2 of 3), PART 3 provides resources for building collaboration to ensure that survivors and their children have access to culture-, DV- and trauma-informed mental health and substance abuse services.

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Materials
  • General Material
May 2017

Impact of Increased Immigration Enforcement on Victims Experiencing Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault survey

Seven national organizations released the results of the 2017 Advocate and Legal Service Survey Regarding Immigrant Survivors.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2017

Working with Sign Language Interpreters for Events

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
October 2016

Gender-Integrated Shelters: Experience and Advice

Author(s): Michael Munson, Loree Cook-Daniels
This report focuses on the agencies who have integrated or are in the process of integrating transgender, gender non-conforming, or non-binary individuals into their domestic violence shelters.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
June 2016

Working with Older Survivors of Abuse: A Framework for Advocates

Author(s): Bonnie Brandl
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.
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  • General Material
March 2015

"Be Food Safe" Fact Sheets for At-Risk Populations

This page includes fact sheets about food safety for at-risk populations, including people with HIV/AIDS, pregnant women, older adults, and people with diabetes.
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  • General Material
January 2015

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

Author(s): Nancy Smith, Charity Hope
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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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2014

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

Author(s): Rosie Hidalgo
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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  • General Material
December 2013

Disability and Reproductive Justice

This article discusses the fact that among individuals with disabilities, there is a very real risk that the right to have and keep children without interference will be restricted thanks to attitudes about disability and parenting.
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  • General Material
September 2013

Making Shelters Safe for Transgender Evacuees

This document provides guidelines for making shelters safe for transgender evacuees.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
May 2013

Transgender, Disability & Trauma: Empowering providers who work with multiply-marginalized populations

This webinar convers information on who transgender people are and the types of violence they experience as well as examining the intersections between disability and traumatic experience.