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The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) continually produces original publications, including fact sheets, resource packets, annotated resource lists, curricula, training materials, funding alerts and policy briefs. NRCDV materials are available for distribution at conferences and meetings, in addition to being accessible electronically through VAWnet and other websites, listservs and broadcast e-mails.

Many of these publications are available in hard copy or on CDs, and bulk copies can be made available. To request any of the publications listed here or for more information about NRCDV’s services and projects, please call (800) 537-2238 or TTY (800) 553-2508 or email nrcdvTA@nrcdv.org.

Special Projects and unique offerings of the NRCDV include:
The Domestic Violence Awareness Project (DVAP) Women of Color NetworkThe Runaway & Homeless Youth and Relationshio Violence ToolkitNRCDV Video Resource List

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April 2016
This Technical Assistance Guidance, a product of the Adult Children Exposed to Domestic Violence (ACE-DV) Leadership Forum, explores the connection between exposure to domestic violence in childhood and, among other consequences, the risk for suicide in adulthood.
Authors: Ericka Kimball and Casey Keene
December 2015
As we naturally reflect on the year that has passed, questions may arise about how to set and achieve life goals and envision the short- and long-term future. This Technical Assistance Guidance explores the New Year’s holiday as an opportunity for domestic violence programs to engage in positive visioning with advocates and survivors.
Authors: Ivonne Ortiz
May 2015
Recognizing that sensitive and complicated dynamics related to child discipline arise in domestic violence shelters, this Technical Assistance Guidance focuses on challenges regarding parenting and discipline of children who reside in these shelters, proposing a variety of recommendations for practice.
Authors: Casey Keene and Ivonne Ortiz
November 2014
This Technical Assistance Guidance is intended to help domestic violence programs create the organizational support needed to better respond to the wellness needs of shelter staff during the holiday season.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health
September 2014
Developed by the Animal Welfare Institute, this Technical Assistance Guidance explores ways that victim advocates can assist survivors of domestic violence and their pets when seeking safety and refuge from abuse.
Authors: Animal Welfare Institute
September 2014
This Technical Assistance Guidance highlights effective strategies for integrating trans women into shelter, building on the knowledge that most shelter staff and allied professionals have already developed practice, familiarity, and skill in providing shelter services to women.
Authors: michael munson
April 2014
The goal of this Technical Assistance Guidance is to provide information for both victim advocates working in shelter and birth doulas on the impact of trauma in pregnancy and childbirth, and to outline how a partnership between these two communities may be of benefit to pregnant survivors of domestic violence.
Authors: Fern Gilkerson and Kenya Fairley
December 2013
This Technical Assistance Guidance discusses some issues to consider as programs work with survivors and their families during the holiday season. Also included are practical, cost-effective interventions, which may be easily adopted at any shelter program.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
November 2012
With the approaching holiday season, questions may arise about how to appropriately respond to the food-related needs of survivors in shelter and how to manage excess food donations. This brief document offers guidance from the NRCDV Technical Assistance Team.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
August 2012
With the upcoming 2012 national, state, and local elections, questions arise about safety considerations for domestic violence survivors when registering to vote. This brief document offers guidance from the NRCDV Technical Assistance Team.
Authors: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence