Life Paths Resources
From our sister organization, Life Paths Appalachian Research Center, a compilation of measures designed to examine how people develop personal strengths and cope with adversity, especially in Appalachia and other rural communities, as well as the the Laws of Life Essay Tool Kit and our key findings summary report.
For more information on these measures and individual scales, please visit lifepathsresearch.org/strengths-measures/.
The VIGOR and Protective Strategies
Developed by Dr. Sherry Hamby and Sarah Clark, The VIGOR is a safety planning tool to help survivors of violence assess their risk and decide how to cope. The VIGOR Protective Strategies is a list of over 150 strategies can be used with the VIGOR to help determine possible steps to take. At the time of writing, this is the longest available list of protective strategies for domestic violence. With the help of Martha Hernandez Martinez and Heidi Notario, Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network, as well as Anna Segura, Universitat de Barcelona, the VIGOR has recently been translated into U.S. Latin Spanish, Catalan and Spanish (Spain).
View The VIGOR in Catalan
View the Catalan translation of Protective Strategies
View The VIGOR in English
View the English version of Protective Strategies
View The VIGOR in French
View The VIGOR in Spanish (Spain)
View the Spanish (Spain) translation of Protective Strategies
Spanish (U.S. Latin)
View The VIGOR in Spanish (U.S. Latin)
View the Spanish (U.S. Latin) translation of Protective Strategies
For more information on The VIGOR, visit thevigor.org.
Teen Internet Safety Guide
The SafeWise Report and US Dish have developed a Teen Internet Safety Guide that encourages conversations between parents and teens regarding internet safety, social media, and other related topics.