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The Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act

CAPTA:

The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act is the cornerstone of the nation’s efforts to prevent child abuse and neglect. First passed in 1974, CAPTA provides grants to states to prevent child abuse and neglect, improve how systems respond …

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The Strong Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act

CAPTA:

The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act is the cornerstone of the nation’s efforts to prevent child abuse and neglect. First passed in 1974, CAPTA provides grants to states to prevent child abuse and neglect, improve how systems respond …

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DC Update: Health Policy and Legislative Opportunities to Promote Violence Prevention and Response

Title: DC Update: Health Policy and Legislative Opportunities to Promote Violence Prevention and Response

Date: Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Time: 11:00 – 12:00pm Pacific/2:00 – 3:00pm Eastern

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HCADV Day 2021: Discussing the impact of COVID-19 and other public health emergencies on survivor health, community health, and looking towards new collaborative prevention efforts

Title: HCADV Day 2021: Discussing the impact of COVID-19 and other public health emergencies on survivor health, community health, and looking towards new collaborative prevention efforts

Date: Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Time: 10:00am Pacific/1:00pm Eastern – duration 1 hour

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Clinical Response and Prevention Strategies to Support Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers Who Have Experienced Intimate Partner Violence and Human Trafficking

Intimate partner violence impacts all communities and segments of our society – but migrant and seasonal agricultural workers (MSAW) may encounter additional disparities and barriers to care that make prevention and supports more complex.
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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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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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Economic Justice

Economic Justice at Futures Without Violence

At Futures Without Violence (FUTURES), we believe economic justice is gender-based violence prevention and child abuse prevention for marginalized communities.

FUTURES takes an integrated and intersectional approach to creating a world without gender-based violence,

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Tiffany Garner

Children & Health Policy Advocate

Tiffany Garner currently serves as the Policy Advocate for Children & Health at Futures Without Violence in Washington, DC. Prior to her time at Futures, she focused on preventing further firearm violence and homicides through …

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Coalition Working Group on Health

In partnership with state domestic and sexual violence coalitions across the country, the National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence convenes the Coalition Working Group on Health. This working group meets to advance public health approaches to addressing domestic and …

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Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation, a project of Futures Without Violence, and Alianza Nacional de Campesinas developed a new resource on intimate partner violence, health care access, and prevention. The safety card, You’re Not Alone: HEALTH, HEALING, AND …

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Take Action For Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women 2022

Cross-posted with permission from the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center.

In recognition of the 2022 National Week of Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, the National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence hosted by FUTURES and the National

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Ronisha Wyndon

Ronisha Wyndon

Hey my name is Ronisha but I go by Roni.

I currently work in the non profit organization for YWCA helping men and women with resources, case management, and multitude of services.

I love what I do and …

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Not Broken Parents: Why Teaching Parents to Parent Isn’t the Solution Our Children Need

I have an ACES score of 9. That means I grew up with 9 of the 10 categories of Adverse Childhood Experiences that Drs. Vincent Felitti and Robert Anda found to be highly correlated with health risk

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The Accountability Dialogues

Domestic Violence Survivors and Policymakers Co-designing Child Welfare Practices and Policies

People of color who live the problems we aim to solve have the most important information and the most unobstructed point of view. They see and experience on a …

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Important Bills Addressing Child Trauma

Legislation that addresses childhood trauma, and prioritizes prevention

 

Two bills have been introduced that address child trauma and secure important funding for important prevention and community intervention.  FUTURES chairs the Child Trauma and ACEs (CTAP) Policy Working Group and …

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Teen Economic Abuse

As 13 to 19 year-olds move toward adulthood and independence, they begin making decisions without parental or guardian involvement, have their first romantic relationships, hold their first job or internship, and start to handle their own money. This time of …

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Lessons Learned About Survivor-Centered Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Title: Lessons Learned About Survivor-Centered Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic (3-part Webinar Series)

Dates: March 23th, 2022, 11AM PST/ 2PM EST
April 27th, 2022, 11AM PST/2PM EST
May 25th, 2022, 11AM PST/2PM EST

Register for all three sessions here.

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FUTURES is committed to building the field and supporting the movement to end violence against women. Through innovative training programs, we offer organizations and professionals opportunities to develop their leadership and skills in preventing violence.

We believe that everyone has …

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Lessons Learned from Project Catalyst: State/Territory-Wide Transformation on Health, Intimate Partner Violence, and Human Trafficking

Title: Lessons Learned from Project Catalyst: State/Territory-Wide Transformation on Health, Intimate Partner Violence, and Human Trafficking

Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2022

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

Watch the recording and read the closed captions in English

Spanish and

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Improving Services for Violence Against Women and Children During COVID-19

Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation is excited to announce that we are partnering with School-Based Health Alliance to offer a six-session learning collaborative for adolescent-serving school-based health centers (SBHCs) on Healing-Centered Approaches to Addressing Relationship Abuse and Trafficking!
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Senior Training and Technical Assistance Specialist

As a Senior Training and Technical Assistance Specialist for the Learning and Leadership team, Abby contributes to a variety of projects focused on organizational capacity building, instructional design centered around adult learning needs and …

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2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding

2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance

The National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence and the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health have partnered to offer specialized training and technical

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Session 3: Promoting Workforce Wellness and Resilience (2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance)

Title: Session 3: Promoting Workforce Wellness and Resilience (2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance)

Date: Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

Time: 11:00am Pacific/2:00pm Eastern

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Session 2: Increasing Access to Support Services for Survivors (2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance)

Title: Session 2: Increasing Access to Support Services for Survivors (2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance)

Date: Tuesday, January 11th, 2022

Time: 11:00am Pacific/2:00pm Eastern

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Due …

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2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance, Session 1: Partnerships, Practices, Policies and Products to Support COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units for Survivors

Title: 2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance, Session 1: Partnerships, Practices, Policies and Products to Support COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units for Survivors

Date: Tuesday, December 7th, 2021

Time: 11:00am Pacific/2:00pm …

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16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence 2021

Annual international campaign from 25 November to 10 December

 

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an annual international campaign that kicks off on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and …

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Why Domestic Violence Increased During COVID-19, and What Can Be Done About it

Crossposted with permission from the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies Blog

Content Warning: The interview below discusses the subject of domestic violence.

It’s been called a pandemic within the pandemic. Reports of domestic violence surged during the COVID-19 lockdowns …

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Healing-Centered Approaches to Addressing Adolescent Relationship Abuse and Trafficking for School-Based Health Centers Learning Collaborative

Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation is excited to announce that we are partnering with School-Based Health Alliance to offer a six-session learning collaborative for adolescent-serving school-based health centers (SBHCs) on Healing-Centered Approaches to Addressing Relationship Abuse and Trafficking!
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