Manuals https://www.nsvrc.org/publications/manuals en The Power of Social Connection Developing and Coordinating Sustainable Support Group Programs for Survivors of Sexual Violence https://www.nsvrc.org/publications/manuals/power-social-connection-developing-and-coordinating-sustainable-support-group <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">The Power of Social Connection Developing and Coordinating Sustainable Support Group Programs for Survivors of Sexual Violence</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-pub-description field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>A joint project by <a href="http://ocrcc.org/">Orange County Rape Crisis Center</a> and <a href="http://nccasa.net/">North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault</a>, this manual is designed to assist with developing and coordinating safe and effective support group programs for survivors of sexual violence. This section of the manual gives an overview of how support groups can be influential in survivors’ healing processes as well as information on the authors of this manual.</p></div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/truk" lang="" about="/users/truk" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username"><span class="fa fa-user"></span>Taylor Teichman</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 01/03/2014 - 13:14</span> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 18:14:34 +0000 Taylor Teichman 3484 at https://www.nsvrc.org Supporting Crime Victims With Disabilities Curriculum https://www.nsvrc.org/publications/curriculum-manuals-resource-kits/supporting-crime-victims-disabilities-curriculum <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Supporting Crime Victims With Disabilities Curriculum</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-pub-description field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Crime victims with disabilities may face challenges that other victims do not face, such as the ability to access services or communicate with advocates. Supporting Crime Victims With Disabilities, a new training curriculum, focuses on recognizing and addressing these challenges so that all victims with disabilities receive the support and assistance they need. (OVC) Downloadable training materials for presenters who are providing training is available.</p><p>Materials are available <a href="https://www.ovcttac.gov/views/TrainingMaterials/dspCVDisabilitiesCurriculum_English.cfm" target="_blank">in English</a> or/o <a href="https://www.ovcttac.gov/views/TrainingMaterials/dspCVDisabilitiesCurriculum_Spanish.cfm" target="_blank">en Español</a>.</p></div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/amperrotto" lang="" about="/users/amperrotto" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username"><span class="fa fa-user"></span>Ali Mailen Perrotto</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 08/06/2012 - 14:24</span> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 18:24:39 +0000 Ali Mailen Perrotto 3717 at https://www.nsvrc.org Forging New Collaborations: A Guide for Rape Crisis, Domestic Violence, and Disability Organizations https://www.nsvrc.org/publications/forging-new-collaborations-guide-rape-crisis-domestic-violence-and-disability-organizat <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Forging New Collaborations: A Guide for Rape Crisis, Domestic Violence, and Disability Organizations </span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-pub-description field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>The Vera Institute recently released a <a href="http://www.vera.org/content/forging-new-collaborations-guide-rape-crisis-domestic-violence-and-disability-organizations" target="_blank">new guide</a> for organizations that provide sexual violence, domestic violence, and disability services.&nbsp; This guide seeks to increase avenues for partnership and collaboration between these three types of services, recognizing that people often face co-occurring issues.&nbsp; The authors of the guide hope to provide background to help meet the needs of women with disabilities, who commonly face sexual and domestic violence, but often do not have access to services that can meet a combination of needs.&nbsp; This booklet provides information on creating safe, effective, and accessible healing services.</p></div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/amperrotto" lang="" about="/users/amperrotto" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username"><span class="fa fa-user"></span>Ali Mailen Perrotto</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 05/31/2011 - 14:17</span> Tue, 31 May 2011 18:17:50 +0000 Ali Mailen Perrotto 3849 at https://www.nsvrc.org Competencies Needed by Health Professionals for Addressing Exposure to Violence and Abuse In Patient Care https://www.nsvrc.org/publications/competencies-needed-health-professionals-addressing-exposure-violence-and-abuse-patient <article data-history-node-id="3865" role="article" about="/publications/competencies-needed-health-professionals-addressing-exposure-violence-and-abuse-patient"> <div class="article cf"> <div class="title-container"> <div class="left"> <a href=/publications/competencies-needed-health-professionals-addressing-exposure-violence-and-abuse-patient> <img src="/themes/nsvrc/img/placeholder.png" alt=""/> </a> </div> <div class="right"> <p class="article-heading"><span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Competencies Needed by Health Professionals for Addressing Exposure to Violence and Abuse In Patient Care</span> </p> </div> </div> <p class="article-snippet"> This publication is provided as a starting point for professional organizations and educational institutions to prepare their helping professionals, including doctors, dentists, nurses, v... </p> <p class="article-link"> <a href=/publications/competencies-needed-health-professionals-addressing-exposure-violence-and-abuse-patient>Read More <span class="fa fa-angle-right"></span></a> </p> </div> </article> Thu, 21 Apr 2011 15:58:17 +0000 Ali Mailen Perrotto 3865 at https://www.nsvrc.org Excellence in Advocacy: A Victim Centered Approach https://www.nsvrc.org/publications/excellence-advocacy-victim-centered-approach <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Excellence in Advocacy: A Victim Centered Approach</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-pub-description field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item">This <a href="http://www.ocjs.ohio.gov/VictimServicesPublication.pdf">manual </a>was developed through a collaboration of the Family Violence Prevention Center (FVPC) and the Family Violence Prevention Center Advisory Council. The FVPC Advisory Council consists of criminal justice experts from around the state who work on domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking issues. This publication, while helpful for all victim advocates, was specifically designed for victim advocates who have been in the field five years or less. The publication includes information on the following topics:   • What is advocacy?   • National/State Code of Conduct for advocates   • Unauthorized practice of law   • Picking your battles   • Legal remedies   • Safety planning   • Emerging issues  </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/slaskey" lang="" about="/users/slaskey" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username"><span class="fa fa-user"></span>Sally Laskey</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 12/10/2010 - 16:26</span> Fri, 10 Dec 2010 21:26:55 +0000 Sally Laskey 3903 at https://www.nsvrc.org Elder Sexual Assault: Technical Assistance Manual for Pennsylvania’s Sexual Violence Centers https://www.nsvrc.org/publications/elder-sexual-assault-technical-assistance-manual <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Elder Sexual Assault: Technical Assistance Manual for Pennsylvania’s Sexual Violence Centers</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-pub-description field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item">The goal of this technical assistance manual is to allow sexual violence advocates/counselors to become adept in dealing with elder clients. It provides basic information about how to effectively work with elder clients.</div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/slaskey" lang="" about="/users/slaskey" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username"><span class="fa fa-user"></span>Sally Laskey</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 05/18/2010 - 18:45</span> Tue, 18 May 2010 22:45:43 +0000 Sally Laskey 3946 at https://www.nsvrc.org Evaluation for Improvement: A Seven-step Empowerment Evaluation Approach for Violence Prevention Organizations https://www.nsvrc.org/publications/manuals/evaluation-improvement-seven-step-empowerment-evaluation-approach-violence-prev <article data-history-node-id="3955" role="article" about="/publications/manuals/evaluation-improvement-seven-step-empowerment-evaluation-approach-violence-prev" class="node node--type-publications node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser"> <h2> <a href="/publications/manuals/evaluation-improvement-seven-step-empowerment-evaluation-approach-violence-prev" rel="bookmark"><span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Evaluation for Improvement: A Seven-step Empowerment Evaluation Approach for Violence Prevention Organizations </span> </a> </h2> <div class="node__content"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-pub-description field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item">This <a target="_blank" href="http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/evaluation_improvement-a.pdf">manual</a> is designed to help violence prevention organizations hire an empowerment evaluator who will assist them in building their evaluation capacity through a learn-by-doing process of evaluating their own strategies. It is for state and local leaders and staff members of organizations, coalitions, government agencies, and/or partnerships working to prevent sexual violence, intimate partner violence, youth violence, suicide, and/or child maltreatment.   The manual discusses seven steps an organization might take to hire an empowerment evaluator from preparing for the hiring process to assessing and sustaining the evaluation. Resources, worksheets, and sample documents are included to make the hiring process easier. The manual also includes “Field Notes,” documenting the experiences and lessons learned from CDC’s <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/DELTA/">DELTA</a> and <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/ViolencePrevention/sexualviolence/EMPOWER/">EMPOWER</a> grantees in hiring empowerment evaluators.   Additional information on violence prevention can be found by accessing the following links: <ul><li><a href="http://www.cdc.gov/ViolencePrevention">Violence Prevention</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.cdc.gov/injury/ResearchAgenda/index.html">CDC Injury Research Agenda, 2009-2018 </a></li> </ul></div> </div> </article> Fri, 26 Mar 2010 21:19:04 +0000 Sally Laskey 3955 at https://www.nsvrc.org Immigration Relief for Crime Victims: The U Visa Manual https://www.nsvrc.org/publications/manuals/immigration-relief-crime-victims-u-visa-manual <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Immigration Relief for Crime Victims: The U Visa Manual</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-pub-description field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item">This manual aims to provide guidance to lawyers on issues that arise in the context of representing U visa applicants. It is designed for practitioners who are familiar with basic immigration terms and legal concepts. The manual is not meant to be an exhaustive source of the law; it is not meant to provide instruction on every aspect of representation, nor is it meant to take the place of direct legal advice, advocacy, or a practitioner’s own research and evaluation of the case. <a target="_blank" href="http://nyatn.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/u-manual-finald.pdf">Immigration Relief for Crime Victims: The U Visa Manual</a></div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Anonymous (not verified)</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 03/03/2010 - 12:00</span> Wed, 03 Mar 2010 17:00:06 +0000 Anonymous 3960 at https://www.nsvrc.org