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Domestic Violence: Policy & Systems Advocacy

The actions of governmental bodies - their laws, practices, regulatory measures, and funding priorities - profoundly affect how women and their families experience life and freedom from domestic violence. This area provides information and tools to assist in the critical thinking and critical action of individuals and their collective(s) working to end domestic violence through public policy and systems change.

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Updated July 2013
This collection examines co-occurring issues experienced by veterans (PTSD, TBI, MST) and provides information related to best practices when addressing these co-occurring issues through a multi-systems approach. Challenges experienced by female service members and veterans are explored through the lens of violence against women.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
April 2013
The first of a 3-part series that also includes Building Program Capacity (PART 2 of 3) and Developing Collaborations and Increasing Access (PART 3 of 3), PART 1 provides an overview of the framework and research supporting trauma-informed approaches to working with survivors and their children.
Authors: National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health & National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
April 2013
The second of a 3-part collection that also includes Understanding the Framework and Approach (PART 1 of 3) and Developing Collaborations and Increasing Access (PART 3 of 3), PART 2 provides practical tools and resources on building capacity to implement trauma-informed programs.
Authors: National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health & National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
April 2013
The third of a 3-part collection, which also includes Understanding the Framework and Approach (PART 1 of 3), and Building Program Capacity (PART 2 of 3), PART 3 provides resources for building collaboration to ensure that survivors and their children have access to culture-, DV- and trauma-informed mental health and substance abuse services.
Authors: National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health & National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
Updated July 2012
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