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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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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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FUTURES Has a New Resource That May Work For You!

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

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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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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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Promoting Healthy Teen Relationships in Pediatric Health Settings

During this webinar, presenters will give an overview of the research on teen dating violence and its impact on youth, and will offer promising programs on how to respond. Specific clinic interventions will be featured and tools and resources for health care providers, teachers, and parents will also be shared.
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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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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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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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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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Home Visitation Curriculum: Second Edition

Healthy Moms, Happy Babies 2nd Edition incorporates more support for home visitors to have conversations around healthy relationships and trauma with their patients. View and download this toolkit today!
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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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Sir Michael Marmot to speak at the 2015 National Conference on Health And Domestic Violence!

FUTURES and the Conference Steering Committee are pleased to announce the addition of Sir Michael Marmot as a keynote speaker at the 2015 National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence.
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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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Child Sexual Abuse: Health Consequences and the Role of the Health Care Provider

This webinar will discuss identification, treatment, and prevention of child sexual abuse, tools and strategies to respond and how health care providers can become part of the solution.
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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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First Impressions: Exposure to Violence and A Child’s Developing Brain

This informational video illustrates the dangers of chronic exposure to violence on a child's developing brain. Combining inspirational true-life stories and nationally recognized experts, viewers are given information on a child's developmental risk if regularly exposed to violent situations.
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Promoting Healthy Teen Relationships: Preventing Teen Dating Violence

Specific clinic interventions will be featured and tools and resources for health care providers, teachers and parents will also be shared.
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Shifting the Paradigm: Building Program Capacity to Effectively Serve Mothers and their Children

This webinar will discuss how programs can begin to assess and build capacity to effectively provide holistic services for women and their children in a deliberate and coordinated way.
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Group Work with Mothers Experiencing Domestic Violence and their Children in Wisconsin

In this webinar, participants will learn what focus groups with battered mothers and children/youth exposed to domestic violence revealed about the impact of domestic abuse on family relationships.
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The NJ and NY Initiatives on DV Advocates Co-Located in Local Child Protective Offices

To improve safety for families experiencing both DV and child maltreatment, many states are now piloting collaborative initiatives with the co-location of DV advocates into child protection.
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Futures Without Violence Vision for Healthy Relationships Education

Futures Without Violence identified core components we believe provide the basis for effective healthy relationships education.
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Emerging Issues Facing Teens and Tweens

Information and statistics on technology, electronic dating abuse, and sexting, forced sex and sexual coercion, bullying, and cyber bullying, and sexual harassment.
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The Facts on Preventing Violence Against Women and Children

Information and statistics on how violence against women and children is pervasive, harms from victimization or exposure, crime and incarceration of youth, and exposure to domestic violence.
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The Facts on Children’s Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence

Information and statistics on children's exposure to intimate partner violence.
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The Facts on Adolescent Pregnancy, Reproductive Risk and Exposure to Dating and Family Violence

Information and statistics on how violence affects reproductive health and impacts risky behaviors.
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Trauma Informed Reporting of Domestic Violence and Child Abuse

Trauma informed reporting begins with recognizing that a report made against a patient’s wishes may lead to feelings of helplessness and frustration. This document includes a sample script and talking points.
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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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Adverse Child Experience: Link Between Exposure and Health

Presentation slides detailing a study conducted with 17,421 participants on childhood exposure and health.
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Evidence for Home Visiting Programs to Reduce Intimate Partner Violence and related Health Disparities

An evaluation of domestic violence interventions in home visitation programs.
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Greenbook: Effective Interventions In Domestic Violence And Child Maltreatment Guidelines For Policy And Practice

Effective Interventions offers a comprehensive set of policy recommendations designed to increase safety for mothers and children experiencing both domestic violence and child maltreatment.
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Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies

The poster sends the message that babies and kids thrive when their moms thrive. Moms thrive in healthy relationships—ones that are respectful, nurturing and caring.
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Hanging Out or Hooking Up Poster

The poster identifies aspects of both healthy and unhealthy relationships, encourages talking to a healthcare provider if the reader or someone they know has questions or is experiencing abuse.
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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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When You Bring Your New Baby Home

When You Bring Your New Baby Home Poster.
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When Mom Gets Abused Her Children Suffer Too

This poster was designed for pediatric health care settings and identifies for parents how domestic violence may impact the health of their child.
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The Amazing Teen Brain: What Every Parent Needs to Know

The Amazing Brain series of booklets is designed to educate parents and caregivers about early brain development, the effects of trauma on the brain, and the potential for the brain to heal and grow.
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Amazing Brain: What Every Parent or Caregiver Needs to Know

The Amazing Brain series of booklets is designed to educate parents and caregivers about early brain development, the effects of trauma on the brain, and the potential for the brain to heal and grow.
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Amazing Brain: Trauama and the Potential for Healing

The Amazing Brain series of booklets is designed to educate parents and caregivers about early brain development, the effects of trauma on the brain, and the potential for the brain to heal and grow.
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The Amazing Brain and Discipline: Positive Parenting Builds Healthy Brains

The Amazing Brain series of booklets is designed to educate parents and caregivers about early brain development, the effects of trauma on the brain, and the potential for the brain to heal and grow.
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