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Healthy Relationships and Consent: Muslim Youth and Safety

When I was in third grade, my best friend – …

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How to Improve the Health of Survivors of Domestic Violence

Our preliminary findings from a recent project are clear: partnerships

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The Impact of Health Advocacy on Survivor Health Access: Key findings and recommendations from a data pilot

Title: The Impact of Health Advocacy on Survivor Health Access: Key findings and recommendations from a data pilot

Date: Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Time: 10:00am-11:30am PT/11:00am-12:30pm MT/12:00-1:30pm CT/1:00-2:30pm ET

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Program News

Funding Announcement: Project Catalyst Phase II, Statewide Transformation on Health and IPV/Human Trafficking

Futures Without Violence (FUTURES) is soliciting applications for Phase II of a project focused on fostering leadership and collaboration between domestic violence programs and health professionals at the U.S. state or territory level to improve the health and safety outcomes for survivors of IPV and human trafficking and to promote prevention.
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Webinar

Join us for a Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day Webinar!

Join us on Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day (HCADV Day)—an annual day to raise awareness about the critical role of health care and domestic violence/sexual assault (DV/SA) agencies to promote survivor health and safety outcomes.
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IPV/Human Trafficking and Substance Abuse and Treatment, with a Lens on Behavioral Health, Substance Abuse Programs and DV Agencies

This webinar will explore the intersections of IPV and human trafficking with substance use and treatment. It will also highlight the role of behavioral health, substance use program, and DV agencies in prevention and intervention.
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Webinar

Campus Sexual and Dating Violence: The Role of Campus Health Centers

Title: Campus Sexual and Dating Violence: The Role of Campus Health Centers

Date: Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Time: 10:30-12pm PST/ 11:30-1pm MT/ 12:30-2pm CT/ 1:30-3pm ET

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The Ultimate Healthy Relationship Factor: Self-Love

As you may know, February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness …

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Press Release

Project Catalyst: Statewide Transformation on Health and IPV

MEDIA CONTACT:
Tracy Tierney, Futures Without Violence
ttierney@futureswithoutviolence.org
415.678.5619

 

Project Catalyst: Statewide Transformation on Health and IPV

Four state leadership teams across the nation receive funding, training, and support to address intimate partner violence and human trafficking across their
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Health Care Open Enrollment: What Survivors of Domestic Violence Should Know

Millions of people have enrolled in health insurance for 2018 …

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When Health and Domestic Violence Intersect

Futures Without Violence is proud to announce the launch of …

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Open Enrollment! How DV Advocates Can Help Survivors Access Health Care

Date & Time: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 12:30-1:30pm PT, 1:30-2:30pm MT, 2:30-3:30-2pm CT, 3:30-4:30pm ET

Speaker: Lena O’Rourke

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This webinar will follow up on an earlier webinar on open enrollment and healthcare access for survivors given on October

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5 Things Domestic Violence Advocates Can Do to Support Survivor Access to Health Care

Open enrollment for health coverage is happening now!

Despite all …

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Webinar

Supporting Survivor Access to Health Care: Open Enrollment, Updates on Changes to Health Policy and Implications for Survivors

Date: October 31, 2017

Speaker: Lena O’Rourke

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Open Enrollment is November 1st, 2017 – December 15th, 2017! Did you know…

    Health insurance is available for survivors and their families through the marketplace (healthcare.gov) and that significant financial help 
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3 Things I Learned at the National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence

Sixteen preconference institutes, 75 workshops, 4 plenaries, 2 keynotes, and …

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Webinar

Legal Aspects of Human Trafficking for Health Providers

Title: Legal Aspects of Human Trafficking for Health Providers

Date Recorded: October 20, 2016

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Description: This webinar will provide health care providers with insight into the legal …

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Futures Without Violence Hosts 8th Biennial National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence

The conference attracts the nation’s leading medical, public health, and

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These Three Statistics About Domestic Violence & Health May Surprise You

We know that intimate-partner violence (IPV) is a leading health …

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Back to School: A To-Do List for Preparing Teens for Healthy Relationships

School is officially back in session, and as many of

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Improving Health Outcomes Through Violence Prevention: Model Partnerships between Community Health Centers and Domestic and Sexual Violence Programs

Domestic and sexual Violence is a public health crisis, with long term health implications. Fortunately, there are strategies to respond. Futures Without Violence is excited to share effective intervention strategies and a new online toolkit for establishing and expanding partnerships between community health centers and local domestic violence/sexual assault (DV/SA) agencies.
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Patient-Centered Approach to Domestic Violence in Health Settings

Title: Patient-Centered Approach to Domestic Violence in Health Settings

Date Recorded: May 25, 2017

With the screening and brief counseling recommendations in the US Preventive Service Task Force, many are looking for the best evidence-based screening tool for domestic violence …

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FACTS: Health Care for Survivors of Domestic & Sexual Violence

Survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault need a range …

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Addressing Dating and Sexual Violence and Harassment in School-Based Health

Learn more about an evidence-based intervention and new community activism tools as Sexual Assault Awareness Month comes to a close!
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The American Health Care Act Would Undermine Care for Domestic Violence Survivors

Victims of domestic and sexual violence need comprehensive health insurance …

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Health Care Policy and Payment Strategies to Improve Children’s Trauma Services

This guide provides a snapshot on where opportunities exist to …

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Don’t let health bill harm domestic violence victims

This piece was originally distributed by Tribune News Service and
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5 Signs of a Healthy Teen Relationship

You’d be hard pressed to find a teen who isn’t …

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Webinar

Legal Aspects of Human Trafficking for Health Providers

Title: Legal Aspects of Human Trafficking for Health Providers

Date Recorded: October 20, 2016

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Description: This webinar will provide health care providers with insight into the legal …

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Healthy Moms, Happy Babies: Using the Relationship Assessment Tool and Universal Education

Title: Healthy Moms, Happy Babies: Using the Relationship Assessment Tool and Universal Education

Date Recorded: August 12, 2016

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Many U.S. states …

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HEALTH

What can men do to help end violence against women and girls?

FUTURES has been asking that question for more than a decade. The good news is that men are increasingly joining the movement to end violence against women—using their …

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Introduction to Labor and Sex Trafficking: A Health Care & Human Rights Challenge

Labor and sex trafficking have severe adverse effects on the health, well being, and human rights of millions of vulnerable adults and young people in the United States and globally. Health professionals can play a significant role in preventing this problem and reducing the profound suffering it causes.
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Access to Health Care for Survivors

Federal healthcare policy is rapidly transforming how survivors and their families will access health care. For many survivors of domestic and sexual violence, access to health care is a vital part of healing and self-determination. Futures Without Violence is working …

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Addressing and Responding to Domestic and Sexual Violence in Healthcare Settings

There is substantial research describing the dynamics and effects of domestic and sexual violence (D/SV) and co-morbid health and behavioral health conditions for women. Health care visits provide a window of opportunity to provide universal education on healthy relationships, assess patients for D/SV, and intervene if abuse is identified.
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Brochure

Health Resource Center Safety Card Guide

An overview of our most popular Health Resource Center Safety Cards. All of our resources are available in English – other languages are available only where specified. Materials can be ordered as PDF downloads or and most materials are available …

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Webinar

Reimbursement and Payment Strategies for DV/Health Partnerships Webinar

This webinar will help domestic and sexual violence (DSV) advocates understand the evolving health care landscape and make strategic choices as they decide whether and how to partner with health care providers in order to promote sustainability and collaboration.
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Expanding Healthy Moms/Happy Babies: Spotlight on our New Young Mothers Safety Card

This webinar will provide an overview of our new adolescent focused module for it's recent 2nd edition of Healthy Mom's Happy Babies (HMHB): A Train the Trainer Curriculum on DV and Reproductive Coercion. We will discuss how programs working with young mothers can help promote conversations about healthy and safe relationships, impacts of abuse, and safety planning.
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What Domestic Violence Survivors Need to Know About Affordable Health Care

Guest blogger Lena O’Rourke outlines steps survivors need to take to get access to affordable health care coverage ANY TIME during the year.
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Domestic Violence Quality Assessment/Quality Improvement Tool for Clinics, Hospitals and other Health Systems

The following Domestic Violence (DV) Quality Assessment Tool was developed in 2016 by Futures Without Violence and Dr. Elizabeth Miller, University of Pittsburgh. It is intended to provide health care facilities some guiding questions to assess quality of care related to the promotion of healthy relationships and intervention related to DV within health care delivery.
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Webinar

Domestic Violence, Mental Health, and Substance Use Coercion

There is now a large body of research demonstrating that abuse and violence are associated with a wide range of health and mental health conditions. Some are the direct sequelae of physical and sexual violence; others are related to the traumatic/ psychophysiological effects of ongoing abuse.
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Addressing and Preventing Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence in Campus Health Centers

This webinar will provide tools and resources for staff working in campus-based health settings to incorporate intimate partner and sexual violence prevention and response into their work.
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Sex, Relationships and Getting Tested: Taking control of your health Safety Card

The “Sex, Relationships and Getting Tested: Taking control of your health” Safety Card was designed for STI/HIV testing and counseling settings.
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Webinar

Promoting Healthy Teen Relationships in Pediatric Health Settings

During this webinar, presenters will give an overview of the research on teen dating violence and its impact on youth, and will offer promising programs on how to respond. Specific clinic interventions will be featured and tools and resources for health care providers, teachers, and parents will also be shared.
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Safe, Healthy and Ready to Learn (Executive Summary & Full Report)

Safe, Healthy and Ready to Learn is a consensus report on children exposed to violence, and explores policy solutions to help children, families, and communities heal and thrive.
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Press Release

FUTURES Announces Recipients of Grant to Improve Health Care Response to Domestic Violence

SAN FRANCISCO (December 16, 2015)—Today, national nonprofit Futures Without Violence announced the selection of six Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) supported community health centers and Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) supported domestic violence programs that will receive funding to expand their capacity to support survivors and victims of domestic violence.
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Webinar

New Public Health Strategies for Violence Prevention

Join us for an interactive webinar presentation and discussion about developing and implementing innovative Public Health Strategies for Violence Prevention. The featured presenter for this webinar is Connie Mitchell MD, MPH, Deputy Director, Center for Family Health, California Department of Public Health.
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Gender Based Violence, Health and HIV: Intersections and Implications for Clinicians

This webinar will briefly outline the intersection of gender based violence and HIV, and descibe how providers, particularly those in STI testing and reproductive health settings, can respond to violence and support survivors at risk for contracting or recently diagnosed with HIV.
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Gender Based Violence, Health and HIV: Intersections and Implications for Clinicians

This webinar will briefly outline the intersection of gender based violence and HIV, and descibe how providers, particularly those in STI testing and reproductive health settings, can respond to violence and support survivors at risk for contracting or recently diagnosed with HIV.
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