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Health Center Protocols to Address IPV and HT

This learning collaborative will increase health center staff capacity to best support their patients experiencing IPV, which is critical now more than ever with increased rates of IPV during the time of COVID-19.
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National Health Initiative to Address Violence and Abuse: Core Values

The National Health Initiative to Address Violence and Abuse has developed a set of core values, along with mission and vision statements, and a description of our approach.
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Health Care Strategies to Help Children Heal from Trauma

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

This guide provides a snapshot on where opportunities exist to make state health policy changes to address the acute and immediate symptoms of trauma for children and youth, as …

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Integrating Behavioral Health Approaches to Address Gender, Violence and Homelessness

Futures Without Violence and The National Health Care for the Homeless Council are excited to offer a national webinar addressing gender, homelessness and a constellation of intersecting issues including substance use disorder, mental health, homelessness, human trafficking (HT) and interpersonal violence (IPV).
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Health Care Strategies to Help Children Heal From Trauma

Expansion of School-Based Health Services in California: An Opportunity for More Trauma-Informed Care for Children, is a brief that describes a new opportunity for California to leverage federal funding to provide physical, mental, and behavioral health services in schools to …

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Addressing Adolescent Relationship Abuse in School-Based Health Care

Please join the School-Based Health Alliance for a webinar on strategies school-based health providers can use to discuss relationship abuse and trafficking with their adolescent patients.
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Learning Series on Gender and Health Services

Futures Without Violence and The National Health Care for the Homeless Council are excited to present a Learning Collaborative (LC) addressing the intersections of gender and homelessness.
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Health, Healing and Relationships: Intimate Partner Violence, Trauma and HIV

Registration now open for a virtual training opportunity for HIV testing and care settings and their local domestic violence partner agency happening March 10th, 2021!
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Intimate Partner Violence/Human Trafficking: Building Partnerships Between Community Health Centers And Domestic Violence Advocacy Programs

This webinar will feature the critical role of domestic violence advocacy programs in supporting patients on intimate partner violence/human trafficking (IPV/HT) and how to build meaningful collaborations including initiating Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) and bidirectional warm referrals.
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Advancing Innovative School-Based Health Strategies to Reduce Trauma, Advance Equity, and Help California Children Heal

Futures Without Violence and Healthy Schools Campaign held an important conversation about the impact of trauma on California's children and new strategies and funding that can help schools support health and address adversity, increase trauma-informed care for children,and prevent violence.
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Adapting and Formalizing Health Center Protocols on Intimate Partner Violence and Human Trafficking in Partnership with Community-based DV Programs

The goal of this learning collaborative is to work with 10 health centers and 10 community-based DV programs to help the development of a new national protocol on IPV and trafficking.
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Supporting the Health and Economic Needs of Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault and Trafficking Survivors during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Title: Supporting the Health and Economic Needs of Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault and Trafficking Survivors during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Date: Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

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August 9-15, 2020 is National Health Center Week!

August 9-15, 2020 is National Health Center Week, which aims to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of federally-funded community health centers over the past five decades. Community health centers are community-based and patient-directed organizations that deliver care …

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NHCVA Webinar – Telehealth Visits: Increasing Safety for People at Risk for Abuse

Title: Telehealth Visits: Increasing Safety for People at Risk for Abuse

Date: Thursday, June 25th, 2020

Time: 12-1:30pm Pacific/ 1-2:30pm Mountain/ 2-3:30pm Central/ 3-4:30pm Eastern

Webinar Resources:

Download the webinar slides (PDF with active links).

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Supporting the Health and Economic Needs of Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault and Trafficking Survivors during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Title: Supporting the Health and Economic Needs of Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault and Trafficking Survivors during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Date: Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

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Innovation on Demand Part 1: Implementing Culturally-Responsive and Trauma-Informed Telehealth Services and Family-Centered Practice During COVID-19

This webinar will discuss the prevalence of opioid use and addiction. Presenters will also talk about how it intersects with those affected by domestic violence, particularly children. There will be a strong focus on concrete harm reduction strategies that providers can use with adult and child survivors of domestic violence.
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May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Health and IPV Resources for API Communities

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, which recognizes the rich history of Asian and Pacific Islanders* living in the United States.

According to the Pew Research Center, Chinese, Indian, Filipino, Vietnamese, Korean and Japanese accounted for 85% of …

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Innovation on Demand Part 1: Implementing Culturally-Responsive and Trauma-Informed Telehealth Services and Family-Centered Practice During COVID-19

This webinar will discuss the prevalence of opioid use and addiction. Presenters will also talk about how it intersects with those affected by domestic violence, particularly children. There will be a strong focus on concrete harm reduction strategies that providers can use with adult and child survivors of domestic violence.
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Press Release

Third Phase of National Health Initiative Kicks Off to Support Survivors of Abuse

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA CONTACT:

Wendi Aarons, Futures Without Violence

wendi@wendiaarons.com

National Health Initiative Kicks-off to Support Survivors of Abuse

Three leadership teams across the nation receive funding, training, and support to address intimate partner violence and human trafficking across

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Is Your Relationship Affecting Your Health? General Health Safety Card: Farsi (PDF ONLY)

This 4-panel double-sided tool folds up to the size of a business card (3.5″ x 2″) and was designed for women who speak Farsi receiving health care services, domestic violence services, or services in other community-based settings.
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Is Your Relationship Affecting Your Health? General Health Safety Card: Arabic (PDF ONLY)

This 4-panel double-sided tool folds up to the size of a business card (3.5″ x 2″) and was designed for women who speak Arabic receiving health care services, domestic violence services, or services in other community-based settings.
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What can health providers and advocates do to alleviate anti-trans violence? What can we all do?

This week (November 13th-19th) marks Trans Awareness week, an annually recognized week to highlight issues specific to the Transgender and Gender Non-conforming (Trans/GNC) communities. It is a week that culminates on November 20th, which …

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Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day *Facebook Live* Event

Title: Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day 20th Anniversary!

Date/Time: October 16, 2019 – 10 am PST/ 1 pm EST

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How State/Territory, Tribal, and Federal Health Policies Can Promote Survivor Health, Preserve Autonomy, and Protect Confidentiality

Title:  How State/Territory, Tribal, and Federal Health Policies Can Promote Survivor Health, Preserve Autonomy, and Protect Confidentiality

Date: Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

Time: 10-11:00am PST/ 11-12:00pm MST/ 12-1:00pm CST/ 1-2:00pm EST

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Health and insurance policies at the state/territory,

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Children in Detention: Critical Clinical, Legal, Policy, and Human Rights Issues for Health Professionals

Title: Children in Detention: Critical Clinical, Legal, Policy, and Human Rights Issues for Health Professionals

Date: September 25, 2019 – 11am PST/2pm EST

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Addressing Stigma within Healthcare and Social Service Provision

Title:  Addressing Stigma within Healthcare and Social Service Provision

Date: Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Time: 10-11:00am PST/ 1-2:00pm EST

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2 New Resources on Policies and Statutes on Health Care and Domestic Violence!

FUTURES has recently updated two resources related to policies and statutes on health care and domestic violence:

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How-to Submit an Abstract to Present at the 2020 National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence

This webinar is the second part of the training that was held on May 29 (view the slides, recording and captioning for Part I). Part II of the training reviews DV prevalence and impacts, and introduces Futures Without Violence’s CUES intervention for staff to use with participants
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Healthy Moms Happy Babies Part II: Healing Approaches to Preventing and Responding to Domestic Violence in Home Visitation Programs

This webinar is the second part of the training that was held on May 29 (view the slides, recording and captioning for Part I). Part II of the training reviews DV prevalence and impacts, and introduces Futures Without Violence’s CUES intervention for staff to use with participants
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Healthy Moms Happy Babies: Healing Approaches to Preventing and Responding to Domestic Violence in Home Visitation Programs (Part I)

Title: Healthy Moms Happy Babies: Healing Approaches to Preventing and Responding to Domestic Violence in Home Visitation Programs – Part I

Date:  Wednesday May 29, 2019

Time: 10:00-11:30amPDT/11:00-12:30pmMDT/12:00-1:30pmCDT/1:00-2:30pmEDT

View the webinar recording (start video at 13:00), slides, and …

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That’s Not Cool: Teen Dating Violence and Healthy Relationships in the Digital Age

Join our webinar to learn more about That’s Not Cool’s resources and tools, and to get everything you need to jump into action this Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.
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Press Release

National Health Initiative Kicks Off to Support Survivors of Abuse

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

 

National Health Initiative Kicks Off to Support Survivors of Abuse

Three leadership teams across the nation receive funding, training, and support to address intimate partner violence and human trafficking across
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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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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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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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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

Webinar Description: 

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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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

Webinar Description: 

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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