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Posts Categorized: Domestic Violence Health Care Partnership Project

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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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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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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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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, Mental Health, and Substance Use Coercion

There is now a large body of research demonstrating that abuse and violence are associated with a wide range of health and mental health conditions. Some are the direct sequelae of physical and sexual violence; others are related to the traumatic/ psychophysiological effects of ongoing abuse.
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FUTURES Announces Recipients of Grant to Improve Health Care Response to Domestic Violence

SAN FRANCISCO (December 16, 2015)—Today, national nonprofit Futures Without Violence announced the selection of six Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) supported community health centers and Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) supported domestic violence programs that will receive funding to expand their capacity to support survivors and victims of domestic violence.
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How to Support Women Living with HIV/AIDS on World AIDS Day

Over 60 percent of HIV-positive women have been sexually abused—five times the rate in the general population. Learn how to make a difference on World AIDS Day and beyond!
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Gender Based Violence, Health and HIV: Intersections and Implications for Clinicians

This webinar will briefly outline the intersection of gender based violence and HIV, and descibe how providers, particularly those in STI testing and reproductive health settings, can respond to violence and support survivors at risk for contracting or recently diagnosed with HIV.
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Sex, Relationships, and Respect on Campus Guide for Addressing Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence in Campus Health Settings

The Who’s Got Your Back: Guide for Addressing Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence in Campus Health Settings handbook provides strategies, tools and resources for providers, staff and students working in campus based health settings to incorporate intimate partner and sexual violence prevention and response into their work.
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Talking to Legislators and Other Policymakers

This webinar will help participants understand the core components of policy advocacy, and understand the value of doing policy advocacy.
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Addressing the Effects of Violence and Abuse to Improve the Health Outcomes of Women Living with HIV

The intersections between HIV and gender based violence are critical to address when trying to enhance both violence and HIV prevention efforts, and to improve health outcomes for survivors. Despite wide-spread availability of effective HIV medications in the US, the majority of women living with HIV are not accessing life-saving treatment.
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Keeping it Confidential in California: New Privacy Protections Under CHIA

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) increases access to health services in an unprecedented way; however, people must feel safe using their insurance to take advantage of this opportunity. Not all do, particularly DV survivors. For persons’ insured on a policy in another’s name such as a spouse, partner or parent, using health insurance can mean personal health information gets disclosed to the policy owner. Thanks to SB 138: Confidentiality of medical information, all Californians are able to prevent their health insurer from making these disclosures. In this webinar, we will provide information on the problem, the new law and share how you can help clients/patients exercise their new right.
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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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Guest Blogger: Supporting Women Living with HIV/AIDS

Guest blogger Surabhi Kukke, MPH discusses the importance of supporting women living with HIV/AIDS.
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Take Part in Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day 2015!

Webinar on organizing strategies and tools for celebrating Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day.
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Special Enrollment Period for Survivors: How the Affordable Care Act can help patients experiencing intimate partner violence

This webinar will provide a basic overview of the coverage requirements in the Affordable Care Act and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force’s “B” recommendation for screening and intervention for domestic violence (DV).
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Survivors of Domestic Violence Can Now Get Access to Health Coverage Any Time

Guest blogger Lena O’Rourke, Founder and Principal of O’Rourke Health Policy Strategies, writes about an exciting new policy update that increases survivors' access to affordable health coverage.
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Top Ten Moments at the 2015 National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence

Top ten moments from the 2015 National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence.
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Vice President Biden Speaks About Domestic Violence and Health

President and Founder of FUTURES Esta Soler talks about her exciting experience introducing Vice President Joe Biden at the Conference on Health and Domestic Violence.
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Building Stronger Collaborations With Domestic Violence Agencies and Addressing Programmatic Barriers to Screening

This webinar discusses the recently updated "Healthy Moms, Happy Babies" curriculum created by FUTURES.
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Guest Blog Post: What Domestic Violence Survivors Need to Know About Affordable Health Coverage

Guest blogger Lena O'Rourke explains the Affordable Care Act and what it means to survivors of domestic violence. This post is part of a series on the 2015 National Conference on Health and Domestic VIolence.
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Insurance Discrimination Against Victims of Domestic Violence

Authored by Terry L. Fromson (Managing Attorney, Women’s Law Project) and Nancy Durborow, MS (Consultant, Futures Without Violence), this 31-page report highlights the discriminatory practices of some insurance companies that penalize domestic violence victims who seek coverage and the recent …

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New updates on how the Affordable Care Act can help patients experiencing domestic and interpersonal violence

This webinar provides a basic overview of the coverage requirements in the Affordable Care Act and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force’s “B” recommendation for screening and intervention for domestic violence (DV).
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Celebrating Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day!

Today is Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day, an opportunity for domestic violence programs and health centers to shine a light on the important role the health care community plays in addressing and preventing intimate partner violence.
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Domestic Violence, Adolescent Relationship Abuse and Mandatory Reporting in California

When considering integrating domestic violence assessment and response into healthcare visits, providers and domestic violence advocates often raise valid concerns about mandatory reporting and confidentiality.
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Health Parntership Grantee Spotlight

Since May 2014, the Women's Health Care Clinic (WHCC) and Interval House have launched an inventive new strategy to increase access to health information and health services among victims of domestic violence in the form of an engaging new "Monthly Health Celebration."
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Our involvement in the program has demonstrated to our community clinic the necessity to integrate domestic violence screening…it is no longer an add-on to our tasks, it is a part …

— John, Clinic Director, San Diego
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Connected Parents, Connected Kids

Connected Parents, Connected Kids is a safety card designed for parents that 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 health care providers to discuss Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the impact on parenting.
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