TVIC & GBV Tools

Trauma- and Violence Informed Care : Prioritizing Safety for Survivors of Gender-Based Violence – a 6-page “backgrounder” (with reference list) describing core concepts and principles of TVIC and why TVIC is essential to caring for those experiencing GBV.

Principles of Trauma- and Violence-Informed Care (graphic) – a one page graphic summary of the 4 Principles of TVIC and strategies for organizations and individual providers.

Intimate Partner Violence Journeys to Safety – framed as guidance for those wishing to be good formal or informal allies or helpers, this 7-page graphic document synthesizes qualitative research on women’s experiences when making decisions about their abusive relationships.

TVIC Workshop Slides & Videos

Visit the Toolkit to view videos of Drs. Marilyn Ford-Gilboe and Nadine Wathen delivering a TVIC Workshop, with embedded tools and activities.

EQUIP Tools & Learning Modules has developed simple, practice-oriented resources to support individual learning and organizational change. Click below to find those specific to TVIC:

Creating a Trauma- and Violence-Informed Classroom – Resources for TVIC in Schools

This whiteboard “explainer” video, developed by Dr. Andrea Gonzalez at McMaster University with support from the PreVAiL Research Network, shows the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences, including trauma and violence, on the developing brain.

These resources have been developed by Dr. Susan Rodger to support teacher education. They are provided as PDF files; for more information, please contact Dr. Rodger.