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Webinar Recording

Seattle's Step-Up Program: A Curriculum-Based Program Addressing Teens' Violence Against Their Parents

Published: October, 2012| Lily Anderson, Gregory Routt

In this webinar, Lily Anderson and Greg Routt discuss youth violence towards parents as a link in the cycle of violence, what factors put youth at risk for using violence at home and how parents are… View this resource

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Advocating on Behalf of Battered Women When the Abuser Works for a Law Enforcement Agency

Published: October, 2012| Jan Russell

While most of the dynamics of domestic violence remain the same regardless of the abuser’s employer, battered women abused by members of law enforcement agencies, sworn and civilian, face unique… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Advocacy - A Force for Change

Published: October, 2012| Denise Eng, Sandy Davidson

Presenters explore the expanded meaning of advocacy as standing with and giving voice to those whose voices have been subdued, working with people who have less power to change what people in power do… View this resource

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In Our Own Voices: An LGBTQ Community Collaboration that Addresses Domestic Violence in Albany, New York

Published: October, 2012| Phillip Burse, Jaclyn Dechiro

Phillip Burse, from In Our Own Voices, a thriving community organization who were working for justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender people particularly in communities of color in the wider… View this resource

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Baltimore Says: Nobody Ever Earned it - Making a Public Service Video That’s Real

Published: October, 2012| Lisa Nitsch

Domestic violence and sexual assault agencies often want to make public awareness resources to promote nonviolence and their work. However, what often gets produced is something amateurish, or even… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Domestic and Sexual Violence in the Workplace

Published: September, 2012| NCPOFFC, Maya Raghu, Jen White

This webinar provides information on the connection between the workplace and violence including the cost of domestic and sexual violence, firearms in the workplace, as well as employer and victim… View this resource

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Meeting the Needs of LGBTQ Survivors of Domestic Violence: NCAVP Can Help Your Coordinated Community Response

Published: September, 2012| Chai Jindasurat

Chai Jindasurat explains the nuances of intervening with survivors/victims and perpetrators of LGBTQ domestic violence; how homophobia, biphobia, transphobia and other forms of oppression and… View this resource

Webinar Recording

Trauma-Informed Care in Violence Against Women Work: Holistic Thinking for Superior Programs

Published: September, 2012| Dr. Janine D’Anniballe

This webinar discusses the trauma related to sexual assault and domestic violence and highlight new thinking and best practices of trauma-informed care. We explore the importance of having a holistic… View this resource

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Reframing Domestic Violence as Coercive Control, Part 2 of 2: What This Means for Interventions

Published: May, 2012| Evan Stark

Evan Stark continues the presentation he began April 19th, explaining why the violence model is insufficient and describing how coercive control harms women’s most basic rights to liberty, equality… View this resource

Promising Practices & Policies

Missouri’s Shelter Rules Project Provides Guidance to Examine and Reduce Shelter Rules

Published: April, 2012| Kenya Fairley, Edited by Stephanie Avalon

The project engaged shelter leaders from seven regions that comprise Missouri. Participants met and agreed to work toward reducing rules or implementing a voluntary services approach at their… View this resource

Tools & Guides

Violence Against Women: A Curriculum for Empowerment, Facilitator's Manual

Published: January, 1985| Susan Schechter, Sharon Szymanski, Michele Cahill

A manual for facilitators of battered women's groups. The curriculum and workshops were the attempt of the authors to "institutionalize consciousness raising within shelters" and it "offers tools to… View this resource