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Tips for Staff and Advocates Working with Children Polyvictimization

This four-page resource defines polyvictimization, explains its impact on children, and identifies its warning signs in order to assist staff and advocates working with children exposed to violence. It concludes by proposing practical steps professionals... Read More

The California Abuse and Neglect Reporting Law

This handbook was originally written to help mental health professionals understand the Child Abuse Reporting Law and their reporting responsibilities, and to identify and address major treatment issues. This revised edition also includes issues specific... Read More

Screening for Human Trafficking – Guidelines for Administering the Trafficking Victim Identification Tool

This manual is intended primarily for victim service agency staff and other social service providers, who will administer the Trafficking Victim Identification Tool (TVIT) to clients who are potential trafficking victims. Law enforcement, health care... Read More

Prevalence and Health Effects of Intimate Partner Violence and Non-Partner Sexual Violence

This report is a systematic study of the violence against women on a global scale, identifying that it is "a global health problem that affects approximately one third of women globally […] This report provides... Read More

Intimate Partner Violence – Economic Costs and Implications for Growth and Development

"This paper argues for a focus on estimating impacts on productivity, a key driver of economic growth. It also calls for committed action by both national governments and The World Bank Group in terms of... Read More