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booklet materials
Illinois Domestic Violence Act of 1986 Booklet (updated in January 2009, reprinted September 2012)
Available through ICADV ONLY if you need more than 50 booklets- you are responsible for shippings costs. If you would like less than 50 booklets, please download at www.ilcadv.org or contact your local domestic violence program to obtain booklets (go to www.ilcadv.org and click on "DV Programs.") Illinois Domestic Violence Act booklet NO LONGER INCLUDES "and Other Significant Laws." Appropriate for law enforcement, attorneys, judges, and other legal advocates or someone experienced in reading legal language.  
Item #: ACT
Cost: Free
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
English only
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Handbook for Domestic Violence Victims
A detailed reference guide for victims of domestic violence. This handbook answers frequently asked questions about domestic violence, offers suggestions on making ends meet financially, and gives an overview on how the legal system works such as how to obtain an Order of Protection and how criminal and civil court work. 
Item #: HB
Cost: $1.00
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
English
Spanish
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Korean-Handbook For Domestic Violence Victims
A reference guide in Korean for victims of domestic violence to know what to expect in the process of obtaining an order of protection, what to expect in court, how to for safety planning, and much more.  
Item #: S
Cost: $0.70
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brochure materials
A: Physical Abuse-You Don't Have To Take It, You Don't Have To Use It
Geared towards teens, this tells 4 stories of abuse from both the perpetrator and victim’s point of view and explains why the behavior is abusive and what to do about it.  
Item #: A
Cost: $0.75
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
English
Spanish
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B: Sad Is How You Feel When Mom Is Being Beat
Discusses, in detail, the effects domestic violence has on not only the victim but the children as well and describes what might happens when they escape the violence.  
Item #: B
Cost: $0.40
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
English
Spanish
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C: Domestic Violence & Technology
Technology may be used by batterers to monitor victims of domestic violence and invade their privacy as another form of power and control. This brochure provides strategies to help increase your saftey.  
Item #: C
Cost: $0.40
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
English
Spanish
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D: Domestic Violence Against Older Women
This brochure describes types of domestic violence against older women and how abuse is different for the older woman. Domestic violence knows no age limit and the older victim may have suffered for longer periods of time and may face different obstacles in escaping the abuse.  
Item #: D
Cost: $0.35
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
English
Spanish
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F: Helping the Battered Woman-A Guide for Family and Friends
Chances are, someone you know - your mother, sister, friend, coworker or neighbor - is a victim of domestic violence. This booklet helps you identify domestic violence and how you can help your family or friend.  
Item #: F
Cost: $0.70
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
English
Spanish
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G: Woman Abuse Is Child Abuse
This brochure looks the effects that domestic violence has on mothers and their children. It discusses the problem, reveals the results of studies and gives options on what to do.  
Item #: G
Cost: $0.30
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
English
Spanish
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H: Deaf Advocacy & Domestic Violence
This brochure gives both, deaf and hard of hearing survivors of abuse AND their advocates resources and options for obtaining interpreters & TTY machines. Includes information on the Americans with Disabilities Act and Rights of Deaf and Hard of Hearing victims and answers frequently asked questions about services provided from domestic violence programs.  
Item #: H
Cost: $0.60
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
English
Spanish
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I: Domestic Violence & Substance Abuse
Information in this brochure challenges the myth that domestic violence is “caused” by substance abuse. This brochure helps victims see that it is not their fault and that the batterer needs intervention for both substance abuse AND domestic violence issues. 
Item #: I
Cost: $0.30
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
English
Spanish
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J: Domestic Violence & Women With Disabilities
This brochure covers types of abuse women with disabilities face and how to devise a safety plan when there are special needs. Also shows a Power and Control wheel, demonstrating the cycle of violence.  
Item #: J
Cost: $0.45
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
English
Spanish
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K: Domestic Violence in the Workplace
This brochure helps employers understand what their employees face when there is abuse at home, when it comes to work, and gives suggestions on how to create a safer working environment for their employees.  
Item #: K
Cost: $0.35
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
English
Spanish
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L: Now You Have an Order of Protection - What are the next steps?
This brochure covers topics such as safety planning, what to do if an Order of Protection is violated, and addresses frequently asked questions. 
Item #: L
Cost: $0.30
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
English
Spanish
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M: Safety Planning - business card size
Asks short questions that could indicate whether a victims needs a safety plan and provides hotline numbers.  
Item #: M
Cost: $0.15
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
English
Spanish
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N: Safety Planning - long version
A safety plan is a tool that has worked for others and can help victims think in practical ways about their safety. This brochure explains why a safety plan is necessary and offers information on what to do before, during and after a violent incident.  
Item #: N
Cost: $0.40
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
English
Spanish
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O: What to Expect When You are in Counseling- A Guide for Battered Women
This brochure briefly explains what is involved in counseling, how it might help and how it might make the victim feel.  
Item #: O
Cost: $0.30
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
English
Spanish
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misc materials
Full Resource Packet - Sample of material
$6.50 Per Language. A sample of each ICADV brochures and booklets. A limited sample packet of ICADV's public education brochures and booklets is also available. 
Item #: MSC
Cost: $6.50
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
English
Spanish
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poster materials
1: Today These Children Saw Something…
Poster. Strong visual message with space for vital telephone numbers. Black and White 12x18  
Item #: 1
Cost: $0.30
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
Caucasian/English
Latin-American/Spanish
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10: Child Witness to Domestic Violence Poster
NEW! Poster. Strong visual message with space for vital telephone numbers. Includes National Domestic Violence Hotline and Illinois State Wide Helpline. Full color 11x17 
Item #: 10
Cost: $0.50
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
Caucasian/English
Latin-American/Spanish
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11: "She's A Knockout" Poster
NEW! Poster. Strong visual message with space for vital telephone numbers. Includes National Domestic Violence Hotline and Illinois State Wide Helpline. Full color 11x17 
Item #: 11
Cost: $0.50
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
Caucasian/English
Latin-American/Spanish
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12: Teen Poster
NEW! Poster. Strong visual message with space for vital telephone numbers. Includes National Domestic Violence Hotline and Illinois State Wide Helpline. Full color 11x17 
Item #: 12
Cost: $0.50
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
African-American/English
Asian/English
Caucasian/English
Latin-American/Spanish
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2: He Said He'd Never Hit You Again…
Poster. Strong visual message with space for vital telephone numbers. Black and White 12x16  
Item #: 2
Cost: $0.20
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
African-American/English
Asian/English
Caucasian/English
Latin-American/Spanish
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3: It's Not A Pretty Picture When…
Poster. Strong visual message aimed at teenagers with space for vital telephone numbers. Black and White 9x15  
Item #: 3
Cost: $0.30
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
African-American/English
Caucasian/English
Latin-American/Spanish
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4: He Wouldn't Hurt A Flea, But He Put His Wife In A Coma
Poster. Strong visual message that reinforces the fact that there is no typical abuser. With space for vital telephone numbers. Black and White 10x12  
Item #: 4
Cost: $0.30
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
Caucasian/English only
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6: Not All Men Break Their Girlfriends Hearts
Black and White 10x15 
Item #: 6
Cost: $0.20
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
Caucasian/English only
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7: It's Not Worth Being His Queen One Day
Poster. Strong visual message with space for vital telephone numbers. Black and White 10x15  
Item #: 7
Cost: $0.20
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
Caucasian/English only
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8: Every Year Domestic Violence Ruins Mother's Day…
Poster. Strong visual message with space for vital telephone numbers. Black and White 18x23  
Item #: 8
Cost: $0.30
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
Caucasian/English only
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9: Elder Abuse Poster
NEW! Poster. Strong visual message with space for vital telephone numbers. Includes National Domestic Violence Hotline and Illinois State Wide Helpline. Full color 11x17 
Item #: 9
Cost: $0.50
Language or Ethnic Orientation:
Caucasian/English
Latin-American/Spanish
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