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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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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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Policy: Access to Health Care for Survivors

-updated March 2017-

This is a time of tremendous change in how health care is delivered in this country. Federal health policy is rapidly transforming how survivors and their families will access health care. For many survivors of domestic violence, …

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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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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 hard copies (free plus shipping).…

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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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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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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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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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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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Who’s Got Your Back? Training slides for campus health settings

The Who’s Got Your Back: The Role of the Campus Health Center in Preventing and Responding to Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence training slideset provides strategies and tools for providers, staff and students working in campus based health settings...
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College Campus Health

Campus health centers are a vital component of a campus-wide …

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Who’s Got Your Back? Guide for Addressing Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence in Campus Health Settings

The Who’s Got Your Back: Guide for Addressing Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence in Campus Health Settings handbook provides strategies, tools and resources for providers, staff and students working in campus based health settings to incorporate intimate partner and sexual violence prevention and response into their work.
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Ending the Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline: A Public Health Approach

In this webinar co-authors of the report, The Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline: The Girls' Story, provide an overview of the sexual abuse to prison pipeline and highlight federal policy efforts and innovative public health practices to end the Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline.
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Addressing the Effects of Violence and Abuse to Improve the Health Outcomes of Women Living with HIV

The intersections between HIV and gender based violence are critical to address when trying to enhance both violence and HIV prevention efforts, and to improve health outcomes for survivors. Despite wide-spread availability of effective HIV medications in the US, the majority of women living with HIV are not accessing life-saving treatment.
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Applicant Webinar on Funding Announcement: “Phase II to Identify and Provide Brief Counseling on Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in PCMH Recognized Health Centers”

This webinar is for interested applicants to learn more and ask any questions about the funding announcement: Improving Health Outcomes Through Violence Prevention: Phase II to Identify and Provide Brief Counseling on Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in Health Centers.
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Improving Health Outcomes through Violence Prevention: Promising Strategies from Community Health Centers

This webinar highlights Phase I of a pilot program to improve health outcomes through IPV prevention in three Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) supported community health centers. Webinar participants will also learn how they can apply to participate in the next phase of this national pilot project. Promising practices, model tools and resources developed by the sites will be shared.
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Elder Abuse: Raising Awareness and Impact on Health

This webinar aims to raise awareness about the issue of elder abuse and help participants recognize elder abuse and identify the most appropriate resources for referrals.
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Educational Videos for Health Care Providers and Advocates

These 28 educational videos are meant to be used by health care providers who are interested in incorporating evidence-based and trauma-informed practices for universal education as well as assessment and response to intimate partner violence and reproductive coercion as well …

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Take Part in Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day 2015!

Webinar on organizing strategies and tools for celebrating Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day.
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Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day

Wednesday October 14th, 2015  is Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day!

Learn more about organizing strategies for this Day on our website and upcoming webinar.…

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Webinar: Take Part in Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day 2015!

Take Part in Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day 2015!

Date: Thursday, September 24, 2015

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

Register Now! http://futureswithoutviolence.adobeconnect.com/hcadvday/event/registration.html

Description: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM)! Join us on this webinar …

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All Communities Are Not Created Equal: How a Health Equity Approach Enhances Violence Prevention Efforts

This web conference provides a space for a closer look at enhancing violence prevention work to promote health equity. Based on the framework presented in CDC’s recent publication A Practitioner’s Guide for Advancing Health Equity: Community Strategies for Preventing Chronic Disease, this web conference delves into disproportionate outcomes based on race, class, sexual orientation, and ability within the context of violence prevention.
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Community Health Center Initiative

December, 2015

Improving Health Outcomes Through Violence Prevention: Phase II to Identify and Provide Brief Counseling on Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in Health Centers

 

Futures Without Violence is working with seven Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) supported community …

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Survivors of Domestic Violence Can Now Get Access to Health Coverage Any Time

Guest blogger Lena O’Rourke, Founder and Principal of O’Rourke Health Policy Strategies, writes about an exciting new policy update that increases survivors' access to affordable health coverage.
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Policy Recommendations for Safe, Healthy and Ready to Learn

Join FUTURES for the release of Safe, Healthy and Ready to Learn in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, May 18, 2015.
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Policy Recommendation Release of Safe, Healthy and Ready to Learn

On May 19, FUTURES, in partnership with more than a dozen leading education, health, and justice organizations, will release its consensus report on children exposed to violence and trauma.
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Integrating Health Services into Domestic Violence Programs: Tools for Advocates

This toolkit is designed to assist domestic violence advocates in integrating onsite health assessment and primary health services into domestic violence programs. The toolkit provides an opportunity for domestic violence programs to create a culture of wellness and develop a more comprehensive array of services for their clients and staff.
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Top Ten Moments at the 2015 National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence

Top ten moments from the 2015 National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence.
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Vice President Biden Speaks About Domestic Violence and Health

President and Founder of FUTURES Esta Soler talks about her exciting experience introducing Vice President Joe Biden at the Conference on Health and Domestic Violence.
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Guest Blog Post: Engaging the Health Care Community to End Human Trafficking

January is National Human Trafficking and Slavery Prevention Month, and an ideal time to create a dialogue about this serious issue. Commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking have severe adverse effects on the health, development, well being, and human rights of vulnerable young people in the United States and globally.
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Webinar: BUILDING STRONGER COLLABORATIONS WITH DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AGENCIES AND ADDRESSING PROGRAMMATIC BARRIERS TO SCREENING: HEALTHY MOMS HAPPY BABIES 2ND EDITION, 2015 HAS ANSWERS

Date: Thursday, January 29, 2015
Time: 10:30am-12:00pm PDT/ 11:30am-2:00pm MDT/ 12:30pm-2:00pm CDT/ 1:30pm-3:00pm EDT
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The recording of this webinar will be linked here after the webinar has taken place.

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https://futureswithoutviolence.adobeconnect.com/home-visitation-2015/event/registration.html

Description: Home visitation services, through ongoing contact …

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