Domestic Violence: Intervention

This area contains information on the development and delivery of safe and appropriate services for victims of domestic violence and their children, offering tools for advocates or counselors in community-based domestic violence programs as well as helping professionals in human service arenas or institutional settings who encounter domestic violence victimization in their work. Materials explore approaches addressing intersecting life circumstances or co-occurring issues.

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Updated June 2014
This collection includes selected materials and resources -- many gender-informed -- that can be used by domestic and sexual violence organizations to increase their preparedness for and response to major disasters and emergencies.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
Updated May 2014
This collection brings together selected materials related to preventing and responding to elder abuse, specifically domestic and sexual violence.
Authors: National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life in collaboration with the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
June 2010
This collection provides resources and an introduction to reproductive justice, focusing particularly on the connections between the elimination of reproductive oppression and domestic and sexual violence.
Authors: National Sexual Violence Resource Center, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, and the Women of Color Network
March 2010
This mini collection offer information about the impact of natural disasters on women and their children and provides a listing of organizations/initiatives that are supporting relief efforts in Haiti, especially those focused on delivering aid to women and responding to those at higher risk for sexual and/or domestic violence.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
Updated June 2014
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.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
November 2009
This collection includes selected materials and resources intended to equip advocates with a contextual framework and practical skills to better resolve conflicts that often arise within a shelter environment.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
Updated January 2014
This Special Collection of resources emphasizes collaborative and multilevel approaches to the prevention of and response to teen dating violence. 2014 updates include additional resources for teachers and school-based professionals and a new section to support the efforts of pregnancy prevention advocates and adolescent sexual health practitioners in addressing adolescent relationship abuse.
Authors: Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse
Updated April 2014
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.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
Updated May 2009
This collection emphasizes key documents on children and poverty, how poverty is measured, the intersection of domestic violence and poverty, and media messaging.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
Updated October 2013
This collection highlights the common experiences of immigrant women who are in abusive relationships, the legal protections and public benefits available, and practices and suggestions for increasing the effectiveness of services provided to immigrant women.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence