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Posts Categorized: Health

Futures Without Violence stands with all people of all gender identities

Futures Without Violence stands with all people of all gender identities. Transgender and gender non-conforming people experience higher rates of violence across the lifespan, and many have poor health outcomes because of abuse and discrimination. Children and youth who are …

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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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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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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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New Funding Announcement Q+A: Project Catalyst Phase II

Title: New Funding Announcement Q+A: Project Catalyst Phase II

Date: Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Time: 11:00am-12:00pm PT/12:00pm-1:00 MT/1:00pm-2:00 CT/2:00pm-3:00 ET.

Webinar Description: Futures Without Violence (FUTURES) is soliciting applications for Phase II of a project focused on fostering intimate partner …

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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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Evidence-Based “CUES Intervention” to address IPV/Human Trafficking in Primary Care Settings, and Tools for Ryan White-Funded HIV Programs

As part of a four-part webinar series for Project Catalyst, this webinar will discuss the limits of disclosure-driven screening practices for IPV and offer an evidenced-based "CUES intervention" to addressing and responding to IPV in health centers. In addition, this webinar will offer a specific tools for Ryan White-funded HIV programs.
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Beyond Halal and Haram: Muslims, Sex, and Relationships Webinar

Title: Beyond Halal and Haram: Muslims, Sex, and Relationships

Date: August 17, 2018 at 10:00-11:30am PST/ 11:00-12:30pm MST/ 12:00-1:30pm CST/ 1:00-2:30pm EST

Webinar Description: There is a dearth of resources for American Muslims related to sex and relationships, and some …

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Beyond Halal and Haram: Muslims, sex, and relationships

The goal of this safety card is to be both a survivor-centered resource and a useful conversation starter for health care providers, counselors, social workers, mentors, or other adults working with high-school and college-aged Muslim youth who are doing universal education around healthy relationships and assessing for violence.
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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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Brandy Britton, Project Catalyst Grantee, Featured in Local News

Brandy Britton is leading efforts to engage health centers from across Arkansas on IPV and Human Trafficking prevention and intervention, as part of Project Catalyst, a FUTURES multi-state initiative.  Her partners include leaders from the AR Domestic Violence Coalition …

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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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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

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This webinar will follow up on an earlier webinar on open enrollment and healthcare access for survivors given on October

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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

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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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New HRSA/FVPSA Funding Announcement Q+A

Futures Without Violence (FUTURES) is soliciting applications for Phase III of a project focused on fostering intimate partner violence (IPV) and health leadership and collaboration at the state or territory level to improve the health and safety outcomes for survivors of IPV and to promote prevention.
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Preventing Intimate Partner Violence: Exploring the CDC’s Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Technical Package

Preventing Intimate Partner Violence: Exploring the CDC’s Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Technical Package
Friday, October 27, 2017 | 10:00 am – 11:30 pm PST, 1:00-2:30 EST

Description:
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed a suite …

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Digital Tools

Young Moms Module: Assessment and Safety Planning for Domestic Violence in Home Visitation


Young Moms Module: Assessment and Safety Planning for Domestic Violence in Home Visitation

represents a recent expansion of the Healthy Moms Happy Babies (HMHB) Curriculum and recognizes that the field of home visitation requires new tools to meet the needs …

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Legal Aspects of Human Trafficking for Health Providers

Title: Legal Aspects of Human Trafficking for Health Providers

Date Recorded: October 20, 2016

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Description: This webinar will provide health care providers with insight into the legal …

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Futures Without Violence Hosts 8th Biennial National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence

The conference attracts the nation’s leading medical, public health, and

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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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Patient-Centered Approach to Domestic Violence in Health Settings

Title: Patient-Centered Approach to Domestic Violence in Health Settings

Date Recorded: May 25, 2017

With the screening and brief counseling recommendations in the US Preventive Service Task Force, many are looking for the best evidence-based screening tool for domestic violence …

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Digital Tools

All-inclusive Online Tools for Providers and Advocates

As one of the nation’s leading voices on the intersection of health and domestic violence, Futures Without Violence is launching two new websites that are designed to be digital hubs for establishing partnerships between domestic violence agencies and healthcare settings across the country.
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FACTS: Health Care for Survivors of Domestic & Sexual Violence

Survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault need a range …

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Addressing Dating and Sexual Violence and Harassment in School-Based Health

Learn more about an evidence-based intervention and new community activism tools as Sexual Assault Awareness Month comes to a close!
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The American Health Care Act Would Undermine Care for Domestic Violence Survivors

Victims of domestic and sexual violence need comprehensive health insurance …

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

This guide provides a snapshot on where opportunities exist to …

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Don’t let health bill harm domestic violence victims

This piece was originally distributed by Tribune News Service and
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Constituents visit Sen. Roy Blunt’s office in Kansas City. Photo: Indivisible KC
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Intimate Partner Violence and Pregnancy

Title: Intimate Partner Violence and Pregnancy Date: January 18, 2017 from 10:00-11:30 am PST
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Context and Practice: Trauma-Informed Approaches to Building Affirming Environments for LGBTQ + Youth

Title: Context and Practice: Trauma-Informed Approaches to Building Affirming Environments for LGBTQ+ Youth

Date Recorded: August 24, 2016

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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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The presenters will discuss the importance …

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Trauma-Informed Care for Refugees and Children

Title: Trauma-Informed Care for Refugees and Children

Date Recorded: November 16, 2016

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To access additional information,visit NHCVA.org.


Objectives:
By the end of this webinar participants will

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Legal Aspects of Human Trafficking for Health Providers

Title: Legal Aspects of Human Trafficking for Health Providers

Date Recorded: October 20, 2016

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Description: This webinar will provide health care providers with insight into the legal …

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Healthy Moms, Happy Babies: Using the Relationship Assessment Tool and Universal Education

Title: Healthy Moms, Happy Babies: Using the Relationship Assessment Tool and Universal Education

Date Recorded: August 12, 2016

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Download the Relationship Assessment Tool.

Many U.S. states …

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2017 NCHDV Call for Abstracts: Ask the Experts

Title: 2017 NCHDV Call for Abstracts: Ask the Experts

Date Recorded: November 17, 2016

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The 2017 National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence will highlight …

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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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An Alarm Bell is Ringing

When I last checked the Internet, the now-famous letter from

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Introduction to Labor and Sex Trafficking: A Health Care & Human Rights Challenge

Labor and sex trafficking have severe adverse effects on the health, well being, and human rights of millions of vulnerable adults and young people in the United States and globally. Health professionals can play a significant role in preventing this problem and reducing the profound suffering it causes.
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Addressing and Responding to Domestic and Sexual Violence in Healthcare Settings

There is substantial research describing the dynamics and effects of domestic and sexual violence (D/SV) and co-morbid health and behavioral health conditions for women. Health care visits provide a window of opportunity to provide universal education on healthy relationships, assess patients for D/SV, and intervene if abuse is identified.
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Sexual assault can happen in relationships, too.

FUTURES Health Program Director Anna Marjavi and La Clínica del Pueblo highlight the fact that even women in long-term relationships can be vulnerable to sexual abuse.
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Health Resource Center Safety Card Guide

An overview of our most popular Health Resource Center Safety Cards. All of our resources are available in English – other languages are available only where specified. Materials can be ordered as PDF downloads or and most materials are available …

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Reimbursement and Payment Strategies for DV/Health Partnerships Webinar

This webinar will help domestic and sexual violence (DSV) advocates understand the evolving health care landscape and make strategic choices as they decide whether and how to partner with health care providers in order to promote sustainability and collaboration.
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Beyond Screening: A Patient-Centered Approach to Domestic Violence

With the screening and brief counseling coverage requirements in the Affordable Care Act and the screening recommendations in the US Preventive Service Task Force, many are looking for the best evidence-based screening tool for domestic violence to use in health settings.
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Young Moms, Strong Kids

Young Moms, Strong Kids is a safety card designed for adolescent parents that home visitation and health care providers can distribute as part of universal education. In addition to providing safety resources for women, this tool also functions as a prompt for providers to discuss healthy relationships, coping strategies, and getting support.
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What Domestic Violence Survivors Need to Know About Affordable Health Care

Guest blogger Lena O’Rourke outlines steps survivors need to take to get access to affordable health care coverage ANY TIME during the year.
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Domestic Violence Quality Assessment/Quality Improvement Tool for Clinics, Hospitals and other Health Systems

The following Domestic Violence (DV) Quality Assessment Tool was developed in 2016 by Futures Without Violence and Dr. Elizabeth Miller, University of Pittsburgh. It is intended to provide health care facilities some guiding questions to assess quality of care related to the promotion of healthy relationships and intervention related to DV within health care delivery.
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Quality Assessment/Quality Improvement Tool For Domestic Violence Programs

The following quality assessment tool was developed in 2016 by Futures Without Violence and Dr. Elizabeth Miller, University of Pittsburgh. It is intended to provide Domestic Violence (DV) programs with some guiding questions to assess how well they may be addressing the health needs of DV survivors.
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