Resources & Publications

The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health produces a variety of materials for domestic violence advocates, mental health and substance abuse providers, legal professionals, and policymakers. See below for descriptions of and links to our current publications and products.

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Background Reading

Resources for Advocates

Resources for Agencies

Resources for Coalitions

Tools for Transformation: Becoming Accessible, Culturally Responsive, and Trauma-Informed Organizations — An Organizational Reflection Toolkit [ NEW! ]

Coercion Related to Mental Health and Substance Use in the Context of Intimate Partner Violence: A Toolkit for Screening, Assessment, and Brief Counseling in Primary Care and Behavioral Health Settings [ NEW! ]

Recommendations for Suicide Prevention Hotlines on Responding to Intimate Partner Violence [ NEW! ]

Online Repository of Trauma-Focused Interventions for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence [ NEW! ]

Access to Advocacy Curriculum

Real Tools: Responding to Multi-Abuse Trauma — A Tool Kit

Attorney’s Handbook

Literature Review: Trauma-Specific Treatment in the Context of DV

Mental Health and Substance Use Coercion Surveys: Report from the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health and the National Domestic Violence Hotline

Promising Practices and Model Programs: Trauma-Informed Approaches to Working with Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence and Other Trauma

Guide for Engaging and Supporting Parents Affected by Domestic Violence

The Mental Health Factor in DV Custody Cases: Results from A Brief Survey of Lawyers Who Represent DV Survivors

Trauma-Informed Approaches for LGBQT* Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence: A Review of Literature and a Set of Practice Observations

Critical Components of Including Domestic Violence Safety & Response in Mental Health Reform

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