Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence


In this section you will find publications and resources created by WSCADV for advocates, survivors, and professionals.  Most are available for free.  Please check back frequently, as we continue to add to the resources we offer.

Below you will find our resources organized by topic.  Or, you can browse our resources listed alphabetically by title.

We have experienced major data loss and are rebuilding our website. Some resources may be missing. Please email wscadv@wscadv.org if the file you want doesn't show up.


A Fresh Look at Confidentiality: New Tools for Protecting Survivors' Information

Assessment of Risk Posed to Children by Domestic Violence

Battered Women's Shelters: Reflections

Case Staffing: The Role of the Victim Advocate at CSOs

Caution Men Working: Keynote Address at 2008 WSCADV Annual Conference

Changing the Script: Thinking about our Relationships with Shelter Residents

Confidentiality and Emergency Situations

Confidentiality FAQ

Confidentiality When Working with Battered Women

Evaluating the Outcomes of DV Services Programs

General Principles to Keep in Mind Regarding Confidentiality and Releases

Housing Help: Protections Available for Survivors of Domestic Violence

How We Gave up Curfew

How's It Going? A Day in the Life of a Domestic Violence Advocate Out-Stationed at a CSO

Mandated to Service: How to Best Serve Survivors Who are Forced to Use Our Services

Model Form - Grievance Procedures

Model Form - In the Event of My Death

Model Form - Notice of Participant's Right to Confidentiality

Model Form - Release of Information

Model Rights and Responsibilities for Shelter Residents

Moving from Rules to Rights and Responsibilities

Physical "Fixes" That Help Programs Minimize Rules

Poverty and Domestic Violence: What Battered Women with Abused Children Need from Their Advocates

Record Keeping for Advocates

Record Keeping for Directors

Record Keeping When Working with Battered Women

Responding to Information Requests from DCFS

Rethinking Punitive Approaches to Shelter

Rules: the Good the Bad and the Ugly

Suicide Assessment and Intervention

Survivors' Perspectives on Confidentiality at DSHS

Under Your Roof: What to do about domestic violence [for landlords]