ON VIOLENCE AND TRAUMA
published in Community
Connections, Fall 2003, the "Violence and Trauma"
you would like to suggest other online resources for inclusion
on this list,
send an e-mail to email@example.com
Mandated Reporters 1-800-432-3720
All others 1-800-342-3720
report elder abuse or abuse of a disabled adult, call the
Office of Disability Assistance, 1-800-342-3009. They will tell
you the correct number to call in your county.
Center on Elder Abuse provides research, fact sheets and advocacy
to prevent elder abuse. They can be reached at: 1201 - 15th Street,
Suite 350, Washington, D.C. 20005-2800. E-mail: NCEA@NASAU.org
tip sheets and articles under the headings: Returning Home from
War, Coping with Disaster, Coping with Terrorism, Coping with
War, 2001 Resources are provided by
National Mental Health Association on www.nmha.org.
Management. Measure your anger and then print out the one-page
anger management toolkit to use as needed at from New Hope/Anger
Management, Inc. at: www.angermgmt.com/.
free online trauma classes from the Child Trauma Academy of
Houston, TX are available from
www.childtrauma.org. Current classes are: 1) The Amazing Human
Brain and Human Development and 2) Surviving Childhood: An Introduction
to the Impact of Trauma.
sheets on domestic violence can be ordered from the American
Bar Association at: www.abanet.org/domviol/home.html.
Topics include: Discover Your Internet Activities, Cyberstalking
Facts, Are You Being Abused?, and Domestic Violence: Safety Tips
for You and Your Family.
service resources from An Abuse, Rape and Domestic Violence
Aid and Resource (Aardvarc) at
www.aardvarc.org contains hotlines, fact sheets and reading
list, plus survivor writing on the following topics: domestic
violence, child abuse, stalking and same-sex issues. Aardvarc
is a small group of volunteers who used to be victims’ advocates.
They started the web site in 1996.
in Planning: Self Determination Through Advance Psychiatric Directives
available from Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law at: http://bazelon.org.gravitatehosting.com/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=kdy5IA1a7To%3d&tabid=104
and Restraint Practice Standards: A Review and Analysis, June
1, 1999." Elizabeth Steel, MSW. Available from NMHA at
(800) 969-NMHA or view on line: http://www.ncstac.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=94%3Aseclusion-and-restraint-practice-standards-a-review-and-analysis&catid=34%3Amaterials&Itemid=1
Veterans - The National Center for PTSD website contains links
to nine articles related to recovering from stress, traumatic
stress and PTSD for veterans and their families at http://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/index.asp.
for battered men on http://www.batteredmen.com/index.htm.
This extremely comprehensive website is part of Mental Health
Net and contains resources, facts & myths, books, pamphlets
and current events. Also provides links to other sites. The site
has articles on many related topics that are written by both men
Bully Prevention Program (BPP) is a model program recommended
by the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence in Boulder,
CO. For information about how the program works and its outcomes,
contact Marlene Snyder, Ph.D., firstname.lastname@example.org,
or see http://www.colorado.edu/cspv/safeschools/bullying.html.
tips on bullying from the Committee for Children website:
If your child is a target of bullying, how to support him or her.
Also, guidelines for distinguishing aggression from play fighting.
safety. The New York State Center for School Safety (SCSS)
http://nyscenterforschoolsafety.org/ or (914) 255-8989, offers
training and consultation in all aspects of school safety including
student harassment, discipline, crisis management, and early warning
signs of aggression and violence.
Sexual Violence Resource Center, 1-877-739-3895 (toll free,
24/7) provides information, resources and research.
male sexual assault survivors on the personal website of Chris
Kreussling, a survivor, activist and advocate at: www.xris.com.
Provides links to resources, a “speak out” section
and fact sheets.
Incident Stress Management fact sheets, nationwide training
schedule and requests for volunteer Critical Incident Debriefing
Teams, nationwide, are handled through the International Critical
Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF). See their website: www.icisf.org.
Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), risk factors, guidelines,
facts, self-help and treatment guidelines plus many related topics.
An excellent section on how children respond to trauma and how
to help them. Information can be found at the website for the
National Center for PTSD: http://www.ptsd.va.gov/.