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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Manual
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Mudderella Fundraising Toolkit

Sample Facebook and Twitter messages, and more to help your fundraising efforts!
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Material Index

Health Materials for Patients, Providers, and Advocates

An index of health and domestic violence related materials offered by Futures Without Violence.
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Guidelines

Children and Domestic Violence Public Policy

Domestic violence rarely has only one victim. Children are often present when their mothers are beaten by husbands or boyfriends–slightly more than half of female victims of domestic violence live in households with children under age twelve. In fact, studies

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Program News

20 Year Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act

Celebrating the 20 year anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act, the first piece of legislation to address domestic violence at a federal level.
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Material Index

Resources for Working with Immigrant Women

Resource list including bilingual materials
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Program News
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Join the Health Professionals Student and Faculty Network

As a student committed to health care excellence, we invite you to join our national initiative by participating in these action steps.
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Webinar

Bullying: Health Consequences and Role of the Health Care Provider Webinar

This webinar covers the prevalence and health consequences of bullying, about tools and strategies to respond and how health care providers can become part of the solution.
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Webinar

Child Sexual Abuse: Health Consequences and the Role of the Health Care Provider

This webinar will discuss identification, treatment, and prevention of child sexual abuse, tools and strategies to respond and how health care providers can become part of the solution.
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Trauma Informed Care: The Role of the Health Care Provider

Webinar participants will learn how programs and services can be designed to be more supportive, avoid re-traumatization, address the consequences of trauma in the individual, and facilitate healing.
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Gun Violence: The Health Care Provider’s Role in Prevention Webinar

This webinar will review the impact of gun violence on families in the United States and discuss evidence-based approaches to gun violence prevention.
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Supporting Our Troops’ Families: The Impact of Family Violence on Military Families

This webinar will explore the intersection of military service and family violence, and provide guidance for health care providers in both military and civilian settings who care for military families.
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Human Trafficking: The Role of the Health Care Provider

This webinar will provide clinicians with knowledge on trafficking and give specific tools for screening, assist victims in the clinical setting, and understand reporting requirements.
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Promoting Wellness: Incorporating Health Care into Advocacy

Olga Trujillo, an attorney, speaker, author & survivor, will illustrate through her own experience of violence and coping, how she discovered the importance of becoming proactive in her health care.
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Webinar

From Associates to Allies: Forging Public Sector Partnerships that Prevent Violence

This webinar shares advice on how local government can boost your efforts to prevent gang violence, child abuse, bullying, and other forms of violence.
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Program News
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All Sites Peer-to-Peer Exchange

We were thrilled to welcome William Gay, star cornerback for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and Keith Whitted, Jr., an 11-year-old boy who a book sharing the true and tragic story of the shooting death of his dad.
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Susan Schecter Fellowship Video

The Susan Schechter Leadership Development Fellowship was created to honor the rich history of the movement and foster new generations of leaders. Learn More
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2013 Council on Social Work Education Conference

In 2013 two former Schechter course alumni, Amie Brooks and Dominique Shabazz, and Professors Kristie Thomas and Antontia Cordero presented a workshop on the Schechter course curriculum to other interested schools of social work.
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Webinar

Domestic Violence, Adolescent Relationship Abuse and Mandatory Reporting in California

When considering integrating domestic violence assessment and response into healthcare visits, providers and domestic violence advocates often raise valid concerns about mandatory reporting and confidentiality.
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Program News
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Health Parntership Grantee Spotlight

Since May 2014, the Women's Health Care Clinic (WHCC) and Interval House have launched an inventive new strategy to increase access to health information and health services among victims of domestic violence in the form of an engaging new "Monthly Health Celebration."
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Voices

Our involvement in the program has demonstrated to our community clinic the necessity to integrate domestic violence screening…it is no longer an add-on to our tasks, it is a part …

— John, Clinic Director, San Diego
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My strong was leaving an abusive relationship ten years ago when I had a two-year-old son.

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— Ashley, Survivor and Mudderella Chicago Participant
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Manual

Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day Action Kit

Examples of activities you can organize, social media posts, and past events.
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Voices
Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day is designed to help improve the health care system’s response to violence by giving medical professionals the information and support they need to help victims and their children.
— Esta Soler,Founder and President of Futures Without Violence
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Voices
Project Connect has changed me, changed my approach to public health. I see the connections and how violence left unaddressed undermines each new effort to promote health.
— Project Connect provider in Iowa
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Program News
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Hanging Out or Hooking Up?

For one in five U.S. teen girls, the most vivid memories of high school will not be her junior prom or a favorite history teacher. Instead,20% of teen girls will remember the physical abuse inflicted by someone they were dating.
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Digital Tools

ACE E-Learning Module

Simply select from these online courses and learn anytime, anywhere you have an Internet connection.
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Video

2013 Grand Prize Winner!

Spoken word video from Casey Chow in San Francisco. Learn More
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RESPECT! Campaign Video

A 75 second film featuring Public Communications Director, Brian O'Connor from the Coaching Boys into Men program. Learn More
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Red Riots: Coaching Boys Into Men

Red Riots experience with Coaching Boys Into Men. Learn More
Program News
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Announcing the 2014 RESPECT! Challenge

At the heart of the RESPECT! Challenge is a simple question: Who would you like to thank for teaching you Respect?
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Increased Vigilance on College Sexual Assaults

Nearly one in five women in college nationwide will be victims sexual assault in college.
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7 Reasons Employers Should Address Domestic Violence

Why employers should address domestic and sexual abuse in the workplace.
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Program News
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The Legalities of Sexting

In Decatur, Illinois, 5 teenagers who shared nude photos of themselves via cell phone were arrested and now face felony child pornography charges. They range in age from 13 to 16.
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How can home visitors help the women in my program?

A look at different home visitation program elements and resources for starting your own.
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Women Under the Gun

As the 20th anniversary of The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) approaches this September, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing entitled “VAWA Next Steps: Protecting Women from Gun Violence."
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Video

Video Footage of Open Square Summit

Watch footage from the 2013 Open Square Summit in Washington, D.C. Learn More
Facts

The Facts on the Violence Against Women Act

Domestic and sexual violence is a health care problem and one of the most significant social determinants of health for women and girls.
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Brochure

Workplace Resources

Information, resources, partnership and guidance in developing innovative and collaborative prevention programs, including development resources for employers and health care providers.
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Guidelines

Creating A Domestic Violence Court

Guidelines and best practices designed to assist jurisdictions in developing a domestic violence court or dedicated docket, to determine if such a court structure would be helpful, and how best to model this structure to address the needs of their communities.
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Realizing the Promise of Home Visitation

This guide will help policy makers and advocates build a strong national policy framework to maximize the effectiveness and reach of early childhood home visiting programs.
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