• Adult Children Exposed to Domestic Violence
  • Runaway & Homeless Youth Toolkit
  • Prevent Intimate Partner Violence
  • Violence Against Women Resource Library
  • Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Project
  • Building Comprehensive Solutions
  • National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

Recent Trainings and Resources

NRCDV frequently releases new and updated resources and training materials to help meet the information needs of state domestic violence coalitions, their member domestic violence programs and other allied organizations seeking to end domestic violence. These training and resources cover a variety of topics including, but not limited, to: advocating for victims in contact with an abusive partner or ex-partner, conflict resolution within domestic violence shelter programs, reducing rules in shelter, enhanced services to children and youth exposed to domestic violence, social media engagement, economic empowerment strategies, effective program management and policy advocacy approaches, social and racial justice and more.

This page features recordings and related materials from recent trainings as well as new or updated resources.


Oct 18

Podcast Series: #1Thing Storytelling Series

Throughout the month of October, NRCDV’s Stories of Transformation podcast station will feature the unique perspectives of advocates, survivors, and other community members. Thier stories will offer “one thing” as a strategy for shedding light on the value of each action and the invaluable role we all play in creating the world we wish to live in.



Call of Unity: Call of Unity: #1Thing

Every year the National Call of Unity kicks off Domestic Violence Awareness Month by offering an opportunity to mourn, celebrate, and connect with advocates from national, state, and community-based organizations, governmental agencies, allied movements, survivors and their family and friends. This year’s video and audio chat will feature #1Thing stories of perseverance, healing, resilience and strength, as each speaker offers their personal inspiration to do this work.

Listen to the recording and access related resources.


Webinar: Leveraging #1Thing in Your Community

We all know ending and healing from domestic violence requires the collective voice and power of individuals, families, institutions, and systems – each whose “one thing” adds a valuable and powerful component to transforming our communities. Through this webinar participants will learn ways to enhance their community engagement efforts, learn about the importance of including storytelling in their advocacy efforts by leveraging the #1Thing messaging.

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Twitter Chat: What is your #1Thing?

NRCDV will engage national, state, and community-based partners from across the movement to end gender-based violence to provide an open forum for sharing personal and organizational #1Thing messages that advance action for social change.

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Facebook Live

This year for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, NRCDV is highlighting the importance of taking action to promote social change through the #1Thing message. Our Facebook Live Event will wrap up our DVAM activities and offer insight on how our collective “one things” can lead to social transformation all year long.

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Watch the recording of the Live broadcast


DVAM 2018 Countdown: Inspiring Action Through a Unified Message – What is your #1Thing?

The Domestic Violence Awareness Project Advisory Group came together to develop a unified message for inspiring action. Presenters explore how to integrate the DVAM 2018 #1Thing message into your communications strategies, training activities, and policy-focused initiatives during DVAM 2018 and beyond.

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Coordinated Entry Innovative Practices Series: Community Spotlight on Texas

Presenters from the Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV) and Texas Homeless Network (THN), the lead agency for Texas Balance of State Continuum of Care (TX BoS CoC), as they share how they have been implementing Coordinated Entry. With 215 counties encompassing the TX BoS CoC, these two partner agencies join together to focus on maintaining survivor confidentiality and promoting access to housing options in a large and diverse geographic area. This session will specifically focus on building and maintaining networks across domestic violence agencies and CoCs as well as the process employed to draft data standards that maintain survivor confidentiality on ‘by-name’ lists for housing resources.


5/4- 5/6

13th Annual Battered Mothers Custody Conference

Plenary – Adult Children Exposed to Domestic Violence (ACE-DV): Changing the conversation
Red Lion Inn, Albany, NY


Flexible Funding presented by NASH and Safe Housing Partnerships



DVAM Campaign: #1Thing

Launched during a July 25 webinar #1Thing is about moving people from awareness to action. It inspires thinking about how individuals can take small steps that leads to real social change. Developed by the Domestic Violence Awareness Project’s (DVAP) Advisory Group, the #1Thing theme offers the opportunity for individuals and organizations to gather around a national unified message for DVAM and beyond. Throughout the month of October, NRCDV and its collaborative partners will be sharing personal and organizational #1Thing messages that advance action for social change. We encourage all to incorporate the #1Thing message into their own awareness and action campaigns by utilizing the tips and tools outlined in the #1Thing Action Guide.

Community-Based Participatory Research Toolkit

This toolkit is for researchers across disciplines and social locations who are working in academic, policy, community, or practice-based settings. In particular, the toolkit provides support to emerging researchers as they consider whether and how to take a CBPR approach and what it might mean in the context of their professional roles and settings. Domestic violence advocates will also find useful information on the CBPR approach and how it can help answer important questions about your work.  Available at:

The Difference Between Surviving and Not Surviving: Public Benefits Programs and Domestic and Sexual Violence Victims’ Economic Security

This report discusses the findings from a 2017 survey of over 1,100 domestic and sexual violence advocates, legal services/legal aid providers, social services program staff, and housing/homelessness and anti-poverty advocates. It details barriers survivors encounter when trying to access public benefits programs, cross-sector collaboration and systems-level advocacy, and possible legislative changes to these critical programs. Available at:


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