This website provides tools, training, and featured research surrounding crimes against women from a victim-centered perspective.
The Stalking Prevention, Awareness, & Resource Center (SPARC) provides these resources for victim service providers, recognizing that they play a vital role in the intervention and response to stalking (2019).
This document highlights programs with victim contact processes, addresses safety challenges. inherent in this work, and offers considerations and best practices for safe and effective implementation (2020).
This webinar, provided by Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support, discusses different types of unhelpful thinking patterns, and how to help challenge negative thoughts (Uploaded 2020).
This Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support webinar explains “the window of tolerance” and discusses coping skills to help clients get back into their window (Uploaded 2020).
This webinar will engage participants in thinking through what helps when someone is experiencing emotional distress. We will look at the factors that shape how we respond to distress and crisis and discuss both individual and organizational strategies to respond to distress in trauma-informed ways (January 2016).
The Safe Shelter Collaborative allows advocates to communicate with each other to determine where there are available beds. If no space is available, a request for funding for a night at a hotel can be sent out through the associated app, SafeNight (2019).
This webinar, provided by Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support, unpacks the components of the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) triangle and how it can be used effectively in work with clients (Uploaded 2020).
This webinar from the National Alliance for Safe Housing highlights the District Alliance for Safe Housing’s use of flex funding to swiftly provide cash assistance to address survivor’s housing barriers; Minnesota’s Coalition for Battered Women’s use of flex funding as a strategy for increasing survivors’ economic empowerment; and the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence’s incorporation of flex funding as a core component of their DV Housing First Model. Emphasis will be on survivor choice in identifying what they needed as a core component of flexible financial assistance (2019).
This webinar, provided by Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support, discusses the importance of support systems, as well as how to identify healthy and unhealthy supports (Uploaded 2020).