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Addressing and Preventing Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence in Campus Health Centers

This webinar will provide tools and resources for staff working in campus-based health settings to incorporate intimate partner and sexual violence prevention and response into their work.
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Sex, Relationships and Getting Tested: Taking control of your health Safety Card

The “Sex, Relationships and Getting Tested: Taking control of your health” Safety Card was designed for STI/HIV testing and counseling settings.
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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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Safe, Healthy and Ready to Learn (Executive Summary & Full Report)

Safe, Healthy and Ready to Learn is a consensus report on children exposed to violence, and explores policy solutions to help children, families, and communities heal and thrive.
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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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New Public Health Strategies for Violence Prevention

Join us for an interactive webinar presentation and discussion about developing and implementing innovative Public Health Strategies for Violence Prevention. The featured presenter for this webinar is Connie Mitchell MD, MPH, Deputy Director, Center for Family Health, California Department of Public Health.
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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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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: Training slides for campus health settings

t Your Back: The Role of the Campus Health Center in Preventing and Responding to Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence training slide set provides strategies and tools for providers, staff, and students working in campus-based health settings...
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College Campus Health

Campus health centers are a vital component of a campus-wide …

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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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Ending the Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline: A Public Health Approach

In this webinar co-authors of the report, The Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline: The Girls' Story, provide an overview of the sexual abuse to prison pipeline and highlight federal policy efforts and innovative public health practices to end the Sexual Abuse to Prison Pipeline.
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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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Applicant Webinar on Funding Announcement: “Phase II to Identify and Provide Brief Counseling on Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in PCMH Recognized Health Centers”

This webinar is for interested applicants to learn more and ask any questions about the funding announcement: Improving Health Outcomes Through Violence Prevention: Phase II to Identify and Provide Brief Counseling on Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in Health Centers.
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Improving Health Outcomes through Violence Prevention: Promising Strategies from Community Health Centers

This webinar highlights Phase I of a pilot program to improve health outcomes through IPV prevention in three Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) supported community health centers. Webinar participants will also learn how they can apply to participate in the next phase of this national pilot project. Promising practices, model tools and resources developed by the sites will be shared.
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Elder Abuse: Raising Awareness and Impact on Health

This webinar aims to raise awareness about the issue of elder abuse and help participants recognize elder abuse and identify the most appropriate resources for referrals.
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Educational Videos for Health Care Providers and Advocates

These 28 educational videos are meant to be used by health care providers who are interested in incorporating evidence-based and trauma-informed practices for universal education as well as assessment and response to intimate partner violence and reproductive coercion as well …

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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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All Communities Are Not Created Equal: How a Health Equity Approach Enhances Violence Prevention Efforts

This web conference provides a space for a closer look at enhancing violence prevention work to promote health equity. Based on the framework presented in CDC’s recent publication A Practitioner’s Guide for Advancing Health Equity: Community Strategies for Preventing Chronic Disease, this web conference delves into disproportionate outcomes based on race, class, sexual orientation, and ability within the context of violence prevention.
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Project Catalyst: State and Territory-Wide Transformation on Health, IPV, and Human Trafficking

New Funding Announcement Q&A Webinar: Project Catalyst, Phase III
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 (10-11am PT/ 11-12pm MT/ 12-1pm CT /1-2pm ET)  

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Futures Without Violence is working with 3 states/territories participating …

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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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Policy Recommendations for Safe, Healthy and Ready to Learn

Join FUTURES for the release of Safe, Healthy and Ready to Learn in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, May 18, 2015.
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Policy Recommendation Release of Safe, Healthy and Ready to Learn

On May 19, FUTURES, in partnership with more than a dozen leading education, health, and justice organizations, will release its consensus report on children exposed to violence and trauma.
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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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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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Guest Blog Post: Engaging the Health Care Community to End Human Trafficking

January is National Human Trafficking and Slavery Prevention Month, and an ideal time to create a dialogue about this serious issue. Commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking have severe adverse effects on the health, development, well being, and human rights of vulnerable young people in the United States and globally.
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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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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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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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Impact of Adolescent Relationship Abuse: Promoting Anticipatory Guidance for Safe and Healthy Relationships

Thank you for completing the free online course, Impact of Adolescent Relationship Abuse: Promoting Anticipatory Guidance for Safe and Healthy Relationships. Please see below for a list of resources and tools mentioned in the course.

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Intimate Partner Violence and Behavioral Health

Thank you for completing the free online course, Intimate Partner Violence and Behavioral Health. Please see below for a list of resources and tools mentioned in the course.

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The Impact of Intimate Partner Violence on Women’s Health

Thank you for completing the free online course, The Impact of Intimate Partner Violence on Women’s Health. Please see below for a list of resources and tools mentioned in the course.

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National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence

Join us for the National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence in Washington, D.C. on March 19-21, 2015.
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Material Index

Health Materials for Patients, Providers, and Advocates

An index of health and domestic violence related materials offered by Futures Without Violence.
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Join the Health Professionals Student and Faculty Network

As a student committed to health care excellence, we invite you to join our national initiative by participating in these action steps.
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Bullying: Health Consequences and Role of the Health Care Provider Webinar

This webinar covers the prevalence and health consequences of bullying, about tools and strategies to respond and how health care providers can become part of the solution.
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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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Trauma Informed Care: The Role of the Health Care Provider

Webinar participants will learn how programs and services can be designed to be more supportive, avoid re-traumatization, address the consequences of trauma in the individual, and facilitate healing.
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Gun Violence: The Health Care Provider’s Role in Prevention Webinar

This webinar will review the impact of gun violence on families in the United States and discuss evidence-based approaches to gun violence prevention.
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Human Trafficking: The Role of the Health Care Provider

This webinar will provide clinicians with knowledge on trafficking and give specific tools for screening, assist victims in the clinical setting, and understand reporting requirements.
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Promoting Wellness: Incorporating Health Care into Advocacy

Olga Trujillo, an attorney, speaker, author & survivor, will illustrate through her own experience of violence and coping, how she discovered the importance of becoming proactive in her health care.
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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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Voices

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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