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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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Special Collection
September 2014

Human Trafficking

This collection aims to illuminate different forms of, and perspectives on, human trafficking and to provide relevant resources to help guide more informed and critical advocacy, research, and thought.
Special Collection
June 2014

Traumatic Brain Injury and Domestic Violence: Understanding the Intersections

This collection offers tools to screen for traumatic brain injury within the context of domestic violence as well as presentations, articles, and other relevant resources on this topic.
Special Collection
July 2013

Safety & Privacy in a Digital World

This Special Collection provides information and resources to support the safety and privacy of those who may or do experience technology-assisted abuse. It reviews the ways in which technology can be misused, offers tips for enhancing data security and personal privacy, and explores considerations for advocates and organizations serving survivors of abuse.
Special Collection
July 2013

Sexual Violence in the Military

This Special Collection addresses sexual violence against military service members, defines Military Sexual Trauma (MST), and offers resources (including information on current policy, procedures, legislation, and litigation) to support the prevention of and response to sexual violence as it impacts service members and veterans in the United States.
Special Collection
May 2012

Enhanced Services to Children and Youth Exposed to Domestic Violence: Promising Practices & Lessons Learned

This Special Collection provides lessons learned and related resources from nine HHS-funded 3-year demonstration projects to enhance services to children and youth who have been exposed to domestic violence.
Special Collection
November 2011

Meeting Survivors' Needs Research Project

Author(s): Anne Menard, Eleanor Lyon, Jill Bradshaw, Shannon Lane
This collection complies information and resources from both Meeting Survivors' Needs studies, documenting our movement work to provide both residential and non-residential services to survivors of domestic violence and their loved ones.

Materials

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.
Materials
  • General Material
May 2017

Domestic Violence Counts: 11th Annual Census Report

For the eleventh consecutive year, on September 14, 2016, NNEDV conducted a one-day unduplicated count of adults and children seeking domestic violence services in the United States. This annual census documents the number of individuals who sought services in a single 24-hour period, as well as the types of services requested, the number of service requests that went unmet due to a lack of resources, and the issues and barriers that domestic violence programs face as they strive to provide services to victims of domestic violence.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
March 2017

Strengthening Hope and Resilience in Children, Youth, and Mothers in Domestic Violence Programs: Lessons from Friendship Home webinar

Author(s): Julie Havener
This webinar highlighted the ways in which strengths-centered advocacy can help to mitigate or repair some of the potential negative impacts of domestic violence on children and youth, while also strengthening protective factors that can lead to resilience across the lifespan.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
February 2017

Polyvictimization in Later Life

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.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
  • Training Tools
January 2017

PAATH15: Combating Human Trafficking Along Route 15

Author(s): Ivonne Ortiz, Rhonda Hendrickson
In observance of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, NRCDV highlighted the work of PAATH15,a Human Trafficking Response Team providing direct services to victims along Route 15, which runs through Pennsylvania from Maryland to New York.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
January 2017

Victim-Defined Safety Planning: A Summary

Author(s): Jill Davies
Victim perspectives and priorities determine the strategies, objectives, and direction of victim-defined safety plans. The essential role of advocacy is to offer information, analysis, and resources – to work in partnership with victims to strengthen their plans. This resources discusses safety as a broad concept and provides information for advocates on how to engage in comprehensive safety planning to better meet victims’ needs.