VAWnet’s Special Collections are organized lists of select resources on specific topics related to violence against women that provide contextual information to encourage critical analysis. Collections are developed by VAWnet staff and our consultants and collaborative partners at the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence, National Sexual Violence Resource Center, and Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse at the University of Minnesota. All collections are subjected to a peer-review process where seasoned advocates, academics, and other professionals in the field with particular expertise in the issue at hand are invited to provide input and recommend resources.
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This collection provides materials to support the work of building organizational capacity in state and local domestic violence programs for primary prevention work, as it relates to assessing and influencing change in individuals, communities, and institutions.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
This collection organizes resources into the following five areas: 1) the impact of domestic violence on health; 2) public health approaches to domestic violence prevention; 3) guidelines and issues concerning identification and intervention by health care providers; 4) information about collaboration between health care providers and domestic violence advocates; and 5) training.
Authors: Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse
Nearly one decade after the CDC initiated the DELTA Program, there is a strong foundation of information and lessons learned regarding promising practices in the primary prevention of intimate partner violence. This collection highlights the successes of this program and its grantees, providing materials to support replication of these efforts across the United States and globally.
Authors: VAWnet, The National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women
This collection provides a unique perspective on working with children (younger than 13 years of age), focusing on theories and strategies for raising respectful, non-violent people. Resources discuss child development and how to utilize this knowledge when implementing primary prevention strategies that foster healthy attitudes and behaviors.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and National Sexual Violence Resource Center
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