Texas Council on Family Violence Prevention Curricula

Educators from all over the state can go onto the Texas Council on Family Violence Prevention Curricula database to inform work to end relationship violence.

Search it to find everything current for the prevention classroom–from curricula and lesson plans to videos, games, guides, and posters.

Click below to browse through the database.


LGBTQ Relationship Violence & Sexual Assault

In this webinar hosted by Green Dot, Dr. Cruz talked about ways in which campuses can ensure they are being inclusive of and affirmative toward LGTBQ students. Dr. Cruz defined key terms and spoke about what to do and not do when engaging LGBTQ students. Dr. Cruz gave suggestions for ways campuses can improve their reach and meaningfully engage LGBTQ students on their campuses. She also answered questions about attitudes toward LGBTQ student groups, training judicial boards on hearing cases involving LGBTQ students, and where campuses can find resources to help them with their prevention efforts with regard to LGBTQ students.

To view the webinar slides click here

NISVS survey

The Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) National Center for Injury Prevention and Control conducted a study, the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS). This resource reveals the survey’s 2010 findings on the interpersonal and sexual victimization by sexual orientation.  A factsheet is also available for more information on the importance of the survey study, findings and highlights, opportunities for prevention and action, and additional resources.

National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs

The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs works to prevent, respond to, and end all forms of violence against and within LGBTQH communities. NCAVP is a national coalition of local member programs, affiliate organizations and individual affiliates who create systemic and social change. We strive to increase power, safety and resources through data analysis, policy advocacy, education and technical assistance.

The NCAVP brings together LGBTQH anti-violence programs across the United States and in Montreal, Quebec and Toronto, Ontario.




Considerations for the prevention of sexual violence in LGBTQ communities


Terri Phoenix, Director of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill LGBTQ Center, presented at the North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault’s iLEAD Conference in May 2011. In this video, Phoenix summarizes her presentation on “how organizations can utilize the principles of universal design, community assessment, and agency assessment to examine extent to which [organizations] are welcoming, inclusive of people of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions”.