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Breaking the Silence: A Training Manual for Activists, Advocates, and Latina Organizers (pdf)

added 10/29/2008
Sonia Parras Konrad, Bernardo Merino, Monica Arenas, Leni Marin, Virginia Ortega, Carolyn Hubbard, Family Violence Prevention Fund

"A guide for domestic violence service providers, activists, counselors and others focused on advancing the rights of battered immigrant women. Based on the FVPF's successful pilot project, the manual provides essential details on how to start organizing and maintaining a group of activists and counselors. This guide is also available in Spanish."

Breaking the Silence: A Training Manual for Activists, Advocates, and Latina Organizers (Spanish) (pdf)

added 10/29/2008
Sonia Parras Konrad, Bernardo Merino, Mónica Arenas, Leni Marin, Virginia Ortega, Carolyn Hubbard, Family Violence Prevention Fund

"The first ever guide for domestic violence service providers, activists, counselors and others focused on advancing the rights of battered immigrant women. Based on the FVPF's successful pilot project, the manual provides essential details on how to start organizing and maintaining a group of activists and counselors. This guide is also available in English."

Community Engagement Curriculum Guide (pdf)

added 04/23/2010
Mimi Kim

This training curriculum is based on a report from the API Institute on Domestic Violence titled "The Community Engagement Continuum: Outreach, Mobilization, Organizing and Accountability to Address Violence Against Women in Asian & Pacific Islander Communities".

Dating Matters: Understanding Teen Dating Violence Prevention

added 04/07/2010
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in partnership with Liz Claiborne Inc.

This 60-minute, interactive training is designed to help educators, youth-serving organizations, and others working with teens understand the risk factors and warning signs associated with teen dating violence. Also highlights the importance of promoting healthy relationships.

Engaging Boys and Men in Gender Transformation: The Group Education Manual (pdf)

added 04/03/2010

"This manual offers trainers an array of participatory experiential exercises to reach men (and their partners), exploring gender socialization and its impact on HIV prevention and care. Piloted in Ethiopia, Namibia, South Africa and Tanzania, the manual is designed to assist trainers in developing curricula to work with men and boys on gender, HIV and AIDS issues."

Immigrant Women and Domestic Violence

added 06/14/2009
Legal Momentum, National Network to End Violence Against Immigrant Women, ASISTA, and Family Violence Prevention Fund

This special 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.

Improving the Health Care Response to Domestic Violence: A Trainer's Manual for Health Care Providers

added 10/29/2008
Anne L. Ganley, Ph.D, John Fazio, R.N., M.S., Ariella Hyman, J.D., Lisa James, M.A., Anita Ruiz-Contreras, R.N., M.S.N., C.E.N., The Family Violence Prevention Fund

"This Trainer's Manual was developed to help health care providers and domestic violence advocates meet the challenge of training clinicians and other staff within the busy clinic or hospital setting. The Manual provides step-by-step instructions for teaching each section of the Resource Manual including the basics of domestic violence, clinical skills, legal issues, community resources, and role play scenarios. It also includes a special module on cultural diversity."

Intimate Partner Sexual Abuse: Adjudicating this Hidden Dimension of Domestic Violence

added 10/07/2008

A free web training and resource. This website provides current interdisciplinary research from law, medicine and the social sciences that is applicable to judicial decision-making and case management.

Lessons from Literature

added 11/15/2009
Family Violence Prevention Fund

"Lessons from Literature is an innovative program that enlists English teachers from across the country to use the books and material they’re already teaching to facilitate discussion and build awareness about physical, verbal and sexual abuse."

Men in the Movement to End Violence Against Women: Training and Education

added 11/08/2009

"This collection highlights several training tools and background information for use in promoting men's involvement in the movement to end violence against women. Also included are educational materials to support the teaching of non-violence to boys and young men. It is one in a series of three special collections focusing on the domestic violence prevention and education efforts of men. "

Mobilizing Religious Communities to Respond to Gender-based Violence and HIV: A Training Manual (pdf)

added 04/14/2010

The first in a series of two manuals aimed at raising awareness and educating religious leaders and communities about gender-based violence. The training manual equips religious communities with tools to deepen their awareness and understanding of gender-based violence and its link to HIV and proposes faith-based activities on the subject.

Recognizing, Assessing, and Responding to Victims and Perpetrators in the Health Care Setting

added 03/13/2010
University of Washington, School of Nursing

"This web-based course on domestic violence (DV) addresses practical issues faced by health care providers in clinical settings. The course includes vignettes which illustrate assessment strategies to use with victims and with perpetrators of DV. "

Team Decisionmaking and Domestic Violence: An Advanced Training for TDM Facilitators and Child Protection Supervisors (pdf)

added 03/31/2010

"This free advanced domestic violence curriculum outlines safely preparing for and managing effective meetings, engaging parents around domestic violence issues, assessing the impact of children’s exposure to domestic violence, and making decisions and plans to increase safety for children and battered mothers."

The Danger Assessment

added 10/11/2011

The Danger Assessment is a tool that was developed to help determine the level of danger an abused woman has of being killed by her intimate partner. There are two parts to the tool: a calendar and a 20-item scoring instrument. The original danger assessment is available in English, Spanish, Portuguese and French (Canadian).

The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Child Victimization

added 09/21/2005
The Florida State University Institute for Family Violence Studies

This tutorial covers the disasterous effects witnessing domestic violence can have on the lives of children. The tutorial is comprised of four sections and offers a certificate of completion at the end.

The Power To Change

added 10/28/2009
Women's Aid, NANE, Associazione Artemisi, MTÜ Naiste Varjupaik, Associacao de Mulheres Contra a Violencia

Power to Change is a new European resource to help victims of domestic violence. It is a practical guide to running support groups and self-help groups with victims and survivors of domestic violence.

Women's Justice Center of the Pace University School of Law

added 05/25/2010

A training, resource and direct legal services center that develops strategies with community partners for recognizing and eradicating abuse.

Yaari Dosti: Young Men Redefine Masculinity (pdf)

added 04/30/2010

"This training manual is a tool for those aiming to promote gender equity and address masculinity as a strategy for the prevention of HIV infection. The Manual is based on operations research that was undertaken in Mumbai and Uttar Pradesh to develop educational activities targeted to young men."