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Family Violence Prevention & Services Act (H.R. 2119)

FVPSA Reauthorization

Tell Your Member: Cosponsor and Pass FVPSA Today!

 

Since its original passage in 1984, FVPSA has served over 1.3 million domestic violence victims and their children during one of the most vulnerable points in their lives.  FVPSA …

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Family Violence Prevention and Services Act: 35 Years of Progress

Only a generation ago, survivors of domestic violence had little

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Anti-Racism as Violence Prevention

These videos and discussion guides are intended to be used by domestic and sexual violence advocates and activists to spark conversations on the ways that racism and oppression have shaped our anti-violence movements and how we can dismantle racism in

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January is National Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month

An estimated 21 million people are trafficked globally at any …

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Creating and Implementing Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Prevention Programs with Graduate Students: Principles and Practices

Title: Creating and Implementing Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Prevention Programs with Graduate Students: Principles and Practices

Date: Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

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

This webinar contains closed captioning and was recorded.

Materials presented during

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Respect Effect: A New Tool for Teen Dating Violence Prevention

Title: Respect Effect: A New Tool for Teen Dating Violence Prevention

Date & Time: August 31st, 1PM ET (12PM CT, 11AM MT, 10AM PT, 9AM AK, 8AM HI) 

Speakers:

Eleanor Davis

Futures Without Violence

Tonjie Reese

Break The Cycle…

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On Campus Sexual Assault Prevention, Being Ready, and Getting Energized

This is a guest post from a recent participant 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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GLOBAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION

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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That’s Not Cool: Mobilizing Youth Communities for Teen Dating Violence Prevention & Education

Join us for this webinar to learn more about innovative work being done in the field of teen dating violence prevention and to gain some tools for Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.
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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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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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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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Guest Post: Tips and Resources for Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

Guest blogger Barri Rosenbluth shares her tips and resources for spreading awareness during National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month.
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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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Program News

February is Teen Dating Violence Prevention & Awareness Month

Throughout the month of February, advocates and educators from across the country are focused on the risk factors associated with teen dating violence, and what can be done to prevent it.
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Improving existing, and creating new gendered violence prevention programs and policies on college campuses

Improving existing, and creating new gendered violence prevention programs and policies on college campuses: An organizing approach
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Protocol for Adolescent Relationship Abuse Prevention and Intervention

The purpose of this protocol to aid in the promotion of healthy relationships with adolescent patients and encourage assessment and support for adolescent relationship abuse with sexually active female patients.
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Promoting Healthy Relationships at School, Teen Dating Violence Prevention: Why Middle School Matters

A look at how to embed healthy relationships into school policies to create positive change.
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Hanging Out or Hooking Up: Clinical Guidelines on Responding to Adolescent Relationship Abuse: An Integrated Approach to Prevention and Intervention

These are guidelines focused on the transformative role of the adolescent health care provider in preventing, identifying and addressing adolescent relationship abuse (ARA).
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Statements

When deciding to issue a public statement, there are a number of key factors we seriously consider as we strive to avoid redundancies and add value that positively drives the national conversation forward.

Most recently, our collective national dialogue around …

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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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Webinar

Learning through Interactivity: How to Tell a Story, Part 1

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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Exploring Teen Dating Violence and Economic Abuse

JOIN OUR STUDY!

With generous support from the Allstate Foundation, Futures Without Violence, in collaboration with University of Pittsburgh Medical College, is conducting a national survey among teenagers in the United States to better understand the academic, work, and …

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Policy Action Center

 

At FUTURES, our Policy and Advocacy team works hard in concert with grassroots advocacy to support legislation that serves our mission of uplifting survivors, and prevention of violence. You can help and join the grassroots effort to bring systemic …

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Aging with Respect: A Framework for Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in Older Adults Learning Collaborative

Intimate partner violence (IPV) in later life is often undetected by healthcare providers, in part due to misconceptions and the complexity of elder mistreatment. This learning collaborative will review the various forms of abuse and discuss approaches for successful prevention and interventions that focus on safety and wellness for older adult patients.
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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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PROGRAMS

FUTURES has taken the nationwide success of Coaching Boys Into Men and expanded it into the international space, hosting trainings, supporting program adaptations, and partnering with international organizations to expand the reach of CBIM across the globe.

In 2006, FUTURES …

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Yoo-Jin Kang

Senior Training & Technical Assistance Specialist- National Workplace Resource Center

Yoo-Jin Kang (she/her/hers) provides technical assistance, program development, and training for the National Workplace Resource Center (Workplaces Respond). Her areas of expertise include trauma-informed practices, mind-body modalities, antiracist equity work, …

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Aging with Respect is an intervention addressing elder abuse, neglect and intimate partner violence with those later in life.  It is developed for those patients/clients with agency and capacity in non-crisis, non-emergency situations that provides information about healthy and safe

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Transgender Lives Can’t Wait – We Must Fight For Them Every Day

“As a trans woman of color, I feel that Trans …

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Virtual Hill Briefing – Preventing and Addressing Elder Abuse during COVID-19

Title: Preventing and Addressing Elder Abuse during COVID-19

Date: Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

Time: 12-1:00pm Eastern/ 9-10:00am Pacific

Registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3MEKmvAORpCxtuVrPog2Wg

Virtual Hill Briefing Convened by National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse, Elder Justice Coalition, Alzheimer’s Association and the …

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Hope for a Country in Which All Women & Children Can Thrive

This is a great and important day for America – …

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Healing Centered Engagement for Patients Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence

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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Public Education Recordings

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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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Jesse Mahler

Program Specialist, Public Education Campaigns and Programs

As a program specialist on the Public Education Campaigns and Programs team, Jesse advances national violence prevention campaigns that engage youth, men and boys, educators, and athletic coaches. His passion for creating sustainable …

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COVID-19 and the Impact on Survivors of Human Trafficking, Domestic Violence, & Sexual Assault

Intimate partner violence, sexual assault, child abuse, and human trafficking are on the rise during COVID-19 because many families and survivors are staying home, or are isolated from support systems. This isolation, along with increased stress and financial instability, puts …

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Audrie and Daisy – Discussion Guide for Parents

“Audrie was so large in life, she was a great athlete, great musician, good student, good kid. And then she was gone… We had to do something. We are giving a voice to our daughter, we have to so nobody

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The Enduring Value of Simplicity: Reflections on the FUTURES Campus Leadership Program

If someone were to ask me to pick one word to summarize my experience as a fellow in the FUTURES Campus Leadership Program, I think that I would choose the word, bittersweet. I am certain you are thinking, “How unoriginal,” and I cannot help but to agree.
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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).

Download FUTURES’ Telehealth

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Racism, Domestic Violence & Black Maternal Mortality – What Can Advocates Do?

Title: Racism, Domestic Violence & Black Maternal Mortality – What Can Advocates Do? [hosted by UJIMA and co-sponsored by FUTURES]

Date: Wednesday, May 13th, 2020

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Over the past year, there has been increased …

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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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Resources for Economic Empowerment Programs: Responding to COVID-19

The Promoting Employment Opportunities for Survivors of Human Trafficking (PEOST) Project is closely monitoring the impact COVID-19 is having on the economy and employment opportunities available to survivors of human trafficking. This page will be continually updated with new information …

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