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Learning and capacity building resources for advocates, preventionists, and activists

➜  If you are experiencing domestic violence and need support, please visit our searchable map of domestic violence organizations.

Whether you’re a seasoned advocate, a student, or a community member interested in learning more about domestic violence, our user-friendly resource library is a great tool for you. We have compiled an extensive database of publications, images, websites, webinars and more — all dedicated to understanding the dynamics of abuse, prevention strategies and community solutions. 

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Developing a Trauma and Resilience Focused Accountable Community for Health

This brief describes the ways in which trauma affects health and key considerations for developing accountable communities for health (ACH) approaches focused on trauma and resilience.


Impact of DV on Health Infographic

This infographic summarizes the linkages between domestic violence (DV) and health outcomes and costs.


Domestic Violence Literature Review: Analysis Report

This report offers a synthesis of evidence collected over the past 10 years demonstrating how domestic violence is a key driver of health care costs in the United States.



Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Campaign Debut
Prevention Peer Network

Have you started your preparations for Teen DV Month? To help everyone get ready for February, the Partnership will be covering everything you need to know about 2018’s Teen DV Month Campaign. We will be discussing this year’s theme, sharing resources, and how best to utilize social media in your campaigns!


Say What? How to be a teen-friendly facilitator in a culturally humble way

Join us for a webinar on how to be an engaging teen-friendly facilitator in a way that meets teens where they are while also being trauma-informed. Using developmental and learning theories, this webinar will discuss classroom setup, how to engage quieter students, behavior modification materials, learning models, and teaching methodology. 

Webinar California Partnership to End Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Campaign Debut
Prevention Peer Network

Our July PPN webinar is an introduction to the Partnership’s statewide Domestic Violence Awareness Month campaign! In October, the Golden State Turns Purple unites all Californians, from seasoned advocates to interested community members. Our calendar will provide you with daily activities and resources–including interactive Facebook chats, shareable images and videos. Our campaign is meant to initiate thoughtful conversations and mobilize action–from media and policy advocacy to letter writing to incarcerated survivors.

Website Family Violence Prevention and Services Program, Collaborative Solutions, Inc., National Alliance for Safe Housing, National Network to End Domestic Violence, National Resource Center on Domestic ViolenceMay 30, 2017

Safe Housing Partnerships
Working Together to End Homelessness for Domestic and Sexual Violence Survivors and Their Families

“The federal Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium (the Consortium) is an innovative, collaborative approach to providing training, technical assistance, and resource development at the critical intersection of domestic and sexual violence, homelessness, and housing.

Resource Tool Asian Pacific Institute on Gender Based ViolenceDeborah Son, MSW: STAND! For Families Free of ViolenceMinouche Kandel, San Francisco Department on the Status of Women & Alexandra Lutnick, RTI InternationalDerald Wing Sue, Christina M. Capodilupo, Gina C. Torino, Jennifer M. Bucceri, Aisha M. B. Holder, Kevin L. Nadal, and Marta Esquilin Teachers College, Columbia UniversityAdaptation from Sue, Derald Wing, Microaggressions in Everyday Life: Race, Gender and Sexual Orientation, Wiley & Sons, 2010.Celina Alveraz, Empower Yolo, WOCN Aspiring Ally and Jackie Burris, Catalyst Domestic Violence Services, WOCN Aspiring AllySarah Khan and Vivian LeeHolly Grace Palmer, Haven Women’s Center of Stanislaus County and Adaora Ezike, MHS California Adolescent Health Collaborative at PHIDeep Kaur Jodhka, Sikh Family Center and Nancy Wan, Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based ViolenceKristine King, Project Coordinator, Community Overcoming Relationship Abuse and Rhonda Martinson, Consultant on behalf of Praxis International

Our Statewide Domestic Violence Conference: Keeping the Momentum Going

Resource Tool The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence; National Latin@ Network - Casa de Esperanza; Department of Justice; Asian Pacific Institute on Gender Based Violence

Language Access Resources
Making Services Accessible to Limited English Proficiency, Deaf & Hard of Hearing DV Survivors

Survivors with limited language proficiency (LEP) are more likely to seek services if those services are provided in their language, and any organization receiving federal financial assistance—either directly or indirectly—is required to comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the American with Disabilities Act.


Human Trafficking
Guidebook on Identification, Assessment, and Response in the Health Care Setting

This comprehensive guidebook provides information and strategies for working with victims of human trafficking in identification, assessments and response in health care settings. The objectives of this guidebook are to educate health care providers about human trafficking, and to provide resources for patient referral and ongoing professional education.



Understanding the Impacts of Domestic Violence on Survivors

The Depp v. Heard trial has been trauma activating for many survivors. At this moment when domestic violence is receiving a lot of sensationalized attention throughout the various forms of media, we affirm the need for attention on concrete solutions—those that support survivors, educate on the realities of domestic violence, and prevent it from occurring in the first place.