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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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What “Big Little Lies” Got Right About Domestic Violence

I was impressed, and maybe a little surprised, to see …

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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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Press Release

Futures Without Violence Leads Cooperative Effort to Address Domestic Violence and Child Maltreatment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA CONTACT:
Tracy Tierney, Futures Without Violence
ttierney@futureswithoutviolence.org
415.678.5619

Futures Without Violence Leads Cooperative Effort to Address Domestic Violence and Child Maltreatment

The five-year project aims to improve outcomes for children and families that experience domestic violence

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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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Don’t let health bill harm domestic violence victims

This piece was originally distributed by Tribune News Service and
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Holidays can be stressful for kids who witness domestic violence

“It was the day after Thanksgiving last year, when I …

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How Pets are Caught in the Crossfire of Domestic Violence

For the last 3 months, I have been on an …

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Did You Know That Pakistan’s Islamic Council Wants To Legalize Domestic Violence?

The global community was recently outraged by legislation passed in …

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Labor Trafficking and the Intersection with Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Labor Trafficking and the Intersection with Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Date: May 17th, 2016, 11:00-12:30pm PST

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This webinar provides an introductory overview of labor trafficking, explores the intersection with domestic violence and …

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Building Promising Futures: Guidelines and Outcome Measures for Enhancing Response of Domestic Violence Programs to Children & Youth

This webinar explores guidelines for enhancing domestic violence services. It will also discuss the complexities involved in developing and utilizing outcome measures for domestic violence programs' work with children and youth. Two new resources will be shared on the topic will be shared.
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Building Promising Futures: Guidelines for Enhancing Response of Domestic Violence Programs to Children & Youth

This discussion paper presents guidelines for consideration to improve the services to and success of children exposed to domestic violence.
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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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Guidelines

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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Guidelines

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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Manual

Developing Outcome Measures for Domestic Violence Programs’ Work with Children and Youth

This manual explores some of the major complexities involved in developing and utilizing outcome measures for domestic violence programs’ work with children.
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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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Press Release

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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Most Inspiring Moments from Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2015!

Our director of communications shares her most inspiring moments from National Domestic Violence Awareness month this year.
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Child Abuse & Domestic Violence: Putting CAPTA To Work

This report examines how the domestic violence provisions in CAPTA have been implemented at the federal and state levels and subsequent successes and challenges.
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Making a Difference on Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Be a changemaker in your community this Domestic Violence Awareness Month!
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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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Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day

Wednesday October 14th, 2015  is Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day!

Learn more about organizing strategies for this Day on our website and upcoming webinar.…

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Webinar: Take Part in Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day 2015!

Take Part in Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day 2015!

Date: Thursday, September 24, 2015

Time: 10:00-11:00am PT, 11:00am-12:00pm MT, 12:00-1:00pm CT, 1:00-2:00pm ET

Register Now! http://futureswithoutviolence.adobeconnect.com/hcadvday/event/registration.html

Description: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM)! Join us on this webinar …

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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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Manual

Integrating Health Services into Domestic Violence Programs: Tools for Advocates

This toolkit is designed to assist domestic violence advocates in integrating onsite health assessment and primary health services into domestic violence programs. The toolkit provides an opportunity for domestic violence programs to create a culture of wellness and develop a more comprehensive array of services for their clients and staff.
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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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Trauma-informed Approaches to Domestic Violence Exposure, Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resiliency

This webinar explores the latest thinking about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and childhood exposure to domestic violence. Emphasizing the opportunity for primary prevention, presenters will discuss strategies for trauma-informed parenting to prevent the inter-generational transmission of ACEs.
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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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Webinar: BUILDING STRONGER COLLABORATIONS WITH DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AGENCIES AND ADDRESSING PROGRAMMATIC BARRIERS TO SCREENING: HEALTHY MOMS HAPPY BABIES 2ND EDITION, 2015 HAS ANSWERS

Date: Thursday, January 29, 2015
Time: 10:30am-12:00pm PDT/ 11:30am-2:00pm MDT/ 12:30pm-2:00pm CDT/ 1:30pm-3:00pm EDT
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The recording of this webinar will be linked here after the webinar has taken place.

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https://futureswithoutviolence.adobeconnect.com/home-visitation-2015/event/registration.html

Description: Home visitation services, through ongoing contact …

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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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Press Release

FUTURES Responds to Decision to Overturn NFL Ban for Ray Rice Following Allegations of Domestic Violence

FUTURES responds to decision to overturn Ray Rice NFL ban after allegations of domestic abuse.
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Guest Blog Post: Exploring the Intersection Between Domestic Violence and HIV

On World Aids Day, guest blogger Surabhi Kukke explores the intersection between domestic violence and HIV.
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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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Policy Paper

FUTURES’ Response to IRS Tax Exceptions for Domestic Violence Survivors

FUTURES' response and recommendations regarding the IRS and Department of Treasury provisions outlining tax credits for health insurance for domestic violence survivors.
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Report

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) and updated in 2019, this 31-page report highlights the discriminatory practices of some insurance companies that penalize domestic violence victims who seek …

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6 Ways You Can Help Prevent Domestic Violence Every Day of the Year

Domestic Violence Awareness month is coming to an end, but that doesn't mean our efforts should stop in October. Six things you can do to help prevent domestic and sexual violence 365 days a year.
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Program News

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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William Gay on Domestic Violence

William Gay from the Pittsburgh Steelers talking about his personal experience with domestic violence, and his commitment to end abuse. Learn More
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Kicking Off Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Here at FUTURES, October connotes more than pumpkin spice lattes and trick-or-treaters. It’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month—a nationally-recognized effort to take a stand against gender-based violence.
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Let’s Call ‘Time Out’ on Domestic Violence

FUTURES weighs in about domestic violence in the NFL and other professional sports leagues.
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Press Release

FUTURES Applauds NFL for Taking First Step Toward Curbing Domestic Violence

Violence prevention nonprofit commends swift action taken by NFL following meeting with Commissioner Roger Goodell.
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