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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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Project Connect 2.0 State/Territory Application

Futures Without Violence is selecting new sites for Phase 2 of Project Connect: A Coordinated Public Health Initiative to Prevent and Respond to Violence Against Women (Project Connect 2.0).
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Project Connect

Project Connect is a violence-prevention and response initiative that strives to strengthen collaborations between the public health and domestic violence fields. As one of the only programs of its kind in the nation, Project Connect has trained over 7,000 health …

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Tools for Connecting the Dots: Latest Research and Innovative Strategies Honoring Linkages Between Multiple Forms of Violence

How are different forms of violence connected? What would it take to prevent multiple forms of violence in one effort? This webinar explores the links between multiple forms of violence.
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Low Wage, High Risk Pilot Site Project

In 2014, FUTURES launched Low Wage, High Risk, a pilot site project to address the vulnerability of low-wage workers to gender-based violence and exploitation.  The project focuses primarily on the retail, food service, hotel, homecare, and agricultural sectors—where workers …

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Domestic Violence Health Care Partnership Project

FUTURES is proud to partner with Blue Shield of California Foundation (Foundation) on the Domestic Violence Health Care Partnership (DVHCP), a statewide project to integrate health care and domestic violence response systems throughout California.

Through a competitive application process, nineteen …

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Tools for Advocates

Just as health care providers have a unique opportunity to support survivors and prevent violence, domestic and sexual violence (DSV) advocates play an important role in the health and well-being of their clients.  There are many ways that advocates can …

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Date Title 5/25/17 Patient-Centered Approach to Domestic Violence in Health Settings  5/24/17 Improving Health Outcomes Through Violence Prevention: Model Partnerships Between
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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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Leading with Emotional Intelligence

Title: Leading with Emotional Intelligence

Date:  April 26, 2017  (90 minutes)

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Case Management Approaches to Support Trafficked Victims/ Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Title: Case Management Approaches to Support Trafficked Victims/Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Date:  Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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A Cross-Sector Model for Addressing Gender-Based Violence Impacting the Workplace

Title: A Cross-Sector Model for Addressing Gender-Based Violence Impacting the Workplace

Date Recorded: November 16, 2016

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Collaborating to Address the Needs of Trafficked Survivors with Disabilities

Title: Collaborating to Address the Needs of Trafficked Survivors with Disabilities

Date:  January 19, 2017

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Assessing Trauma-Informed Practice: Lessons Learned From a Trauma Audit

Title: Assessing Trauma-Informed Practice: Lessons Learned From a Trauma Audit

Date Recorded: Thursday, July 28, 2016

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Collaborating to Address Trafficking in Rural Communities: Lessons from the Field

Title:  Collaborating to Address Trafficking in Rural Communities:  Lessons from the Field
 
Date:  December 1, 2016
 
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Compassion Fatigue & Self-Care for Individuals and Organizations

Title: Compassion Fatigue & Self-Care for Individuals and Organizations

Date/Time:  November 16th, 2016

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FUTURES Has a New Resource That May Work For You!

When I first met Ari, we were freshman in college- …

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Measuring Trauma-Informed Practice: Tools for Organizations

As organizations move towards being trauma-informed, they need ways to measure their progress in implementing these principles and practices. This webinar will highlight two empirically supported measures of trauma-informed practice - TICOMETER and Traum-informed Practice (TIP) that organizations can implement.
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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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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 Workplace Impacts of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence, a national project led by Futures Without Violence, works to increase the safety and economic security of workers. The project educates and builds innovative partnerships between workplace stakeholders - companies, worker associations and unions, and anti-violence advocates and service providers.
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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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Transforming Men and Boys to End Violence Against Women

This webinar examines our current approach working with men and boys to end violence against women. Participants are invited to incorporate understanding the effects of male socialization and the history of childhood exposure to violence and trauma to develop humanistic and compassionate prevention and intervention responses that do not minimize accountability.
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Guest Blog Post: Farm Workers Making History in Florida

Guest blogger Guadalupe Gonzalo from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers writes about the importance of fair wages to protect workers from exploitation—including domestic and sexual abuse.
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Incorporating a Trauma Informed Approach to Social Emotional Learning in Diverse Community Settings

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2014 RESPECT! Challenge Captains

Meet the 2014 RESPECT! Challenge Captains!
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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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Health Cares about Domestic Violence Day Action Kit

Examples of activities you can organize, social media posts, and past events.
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Human Trafficking: A Hidden Problem

Human Trafficking is a problem in the U.S.. Learn about the Victims Protection Act of 2000, similarities to intimate partner violence, and how you can help.
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Tools For Developing Public Education Material

We have created materials to educate the public in general about the effects of violence on maternal health. Read here about how we have created and used audio dramas and posters.
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Helping Teens Draw Their ‘Digital Line’

With digital communication a central part of teens’ lives, we launched a new national public service advertising (PSA) campaign to help teens recognize digital dating abuse and take steps to prevent it.
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Start Strong: Lessons Learned From A Four-Year Initiative To Promote Healthy Relationships And Prevent Teen Dating Violence

Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships was a four-year project to target 11- to- 14-year-olds and rally entire communities to promote healthy relationships as the way to prevent teen dating violence and abuse.
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Strengthening Health Care-Based Domestic Violence Programs through Evaluation: Part 2

Building on Part 1, this webinar will focus on validated tools designed to evaluate the integration of a healthcare-based response to domestic violence, and measure physician preparedness to support patients experiencing DV.
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Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships – Influencers

This webinar discusses results from a four-year, multi-million dollar initiative on engaging and educating influencers of young adolescents, particularly parents/caregivers and older teens, on healthy relationships and teen dating violence prevention.
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Redefining Safety Planning in the Context of Reproductive Coercion

This webinar will explore successes and barriers that reproductive coercion programs encountered and discuss promising practices based on their experiences.
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Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships – Social Marketing

Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships - Lessons from a four-year, multi-million dollar initiative on utilizing social marketing and communications to engage communities and change social norms around healthy relationships and teen dating violence prevention.
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Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships – In- and Out -of-School Settings

This webinar will review results from a multi-million dollar initiative on working in- and out-of-schools to educate and engage middle school students on healthy relationship promotion and teen dating violence prevention
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Building A Health Care Response to Human Trafficking

Health care providers need education about the prevalence and dynamics of trafficking and how to effectively assess and intervene on behalf of trafficked victims.
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Lessons Learned from Abusive Men on the Journey to Nonviolence

This webinar will present two important publications related to men who have used violence in their relationships.
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Susan Schecter Fellowship

Creating a world where women and children around the world could live free from violence was Susan Schechter’s dream. As one of the most accomplished and respected leaders in the domestic violence prevention movement, Susan was one of the first …

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