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National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence

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For almost two decades, the National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence (The Center) has supported health care professionals, domestic violence experts, survivors, and policy makers at all levels as they improve health care’s response to domestic violence.

The Center is funded by a grant from the Family Violence Prevention & Services Program, Family & Youth Services Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and is a member of the Domestic Violence Resource Network.

 

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The HRC offers:

  • Personalized, expert technical assistance via email, fax, phone, postal mail and face-to-face at professional conferences and meetings around the nation. Contact us at health@futureswithoutviolence.org or call 415-678-5500.
  • An online toolkit for health care providers and DV advocates to prepare a clinical practice to address domestic and sexual violence, including screening instruments, sample scripts for providers, patient and provider educational resources.
  • A free E-Bulletin highlighting innovative and emerging practices in addition to well-documented and rigorously evaluated interventions.
  • A free webinar series with expert presenters, and cutting edge topics.
  • A biennial National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence —a scientific meeting at which health, medical and domestic violence experts and leaders explore the latest health research and programmatic responses to domestic violence.
  • Online access to the Health Material Index.
  • Educational Videos for health care providers and advocates on the intersection of health and violence and helping survivors.
  • A Health Resource Guide for free materials available through our online store.
  • Continuing Education credits for select live webinars, trainings and activities.
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Continuing Education Credits for Providers:
Futures Without Violence’s National Health Resource Center is accredited through the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide Category 1 Continuing Medical Education credits (CMEs) to MDs, DOs and residents for participating in select activities designated for CMEs. Futures Without Violence takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of activities.

FUTURES is not accredited to directly provide Continuing Education Units to non-physician participants. However, nurses, social workers and other licensed professionals may obtain general certificates of attendance (designated for select activities) and present these certificates to their respective accreditation boards to claim credit. Attendees are responsible for verifying the acceptance of education units with their respective accreditation boards.