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The Accountability Dialogues

Domestic Violence Survivors and Policymakers Co-designing Child Welfare Practices and Policies

People of color who live the problems we aim to solve have the most important information and the most unobstructed point of view. They see and experience on a …

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Important Bills Addressing Child Trauma

Legislation that addresses childhood trauma, and prioritizes prevention

 

Two bills have been introduced that address child trauma and secure important funding for important prevention and community intervention.  FUTURES chairs the Child Trauma and ACEs (CTAP) Policy Working Group and …

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Teen Economic Abuse

As 13 to 19 year-olds move toward adulthood and independence, they begin making decisions without parental or guardian involvement, have their first romantic relationships, hold their first job or internship, and start to handle their own money. This time of …

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Lessons Learned About Survivor-Centered Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Title: Lessons Learned About Survivor-Centered Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic (3-part Webinar Series)

Dates: March 23th, 2022, 11AM PST/ 2PM EST
April 27th, 2022, 11AM PST/2PM EST
May 25th, 2022, 11AM PST/2PM EST

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FUTURES is committed to building the field and supporting the movement to end violence against women. Through innovative training programs, we offer organizations and professionals opportunities to develop their leadership and skills in preventing violence.

We believe that everyone has …

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Lessons Learned from Project Catalyst: State/Territory-Wide Transformation on Health, Intimate Partner Violence, and Human Trafficking

Title: Lessons Learned from Project Catalyst: State/Territory-Wide Transformation on Health, Intimate Partner Violence, and Human Trafficking

Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2022

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

Watch the recording and read the closed captions in English

Spanish and

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Improving Services for Violence Against Women and Children During COVID-19

Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation is excited to announce that we are partnering with School-Based Health Alliance to offer a six-session learning collaborative for adolescent-serving school-based health centers (SBHCs) on Healing-Centered Approaches to Addressing Relationship Abuse and Trafficking!
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Senior Training and Technical Assistance Specialist

As a Senior Training and Technical Assistance Specialist for the Learning and Leadership team, Abby contributes to a variety of projects focused on organizational capacity building, instructional design centered around adult learning needs and …

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2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding

2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance

The National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence and the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health have partnered to offer specialized training and technical

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Session 3: Promoting Workforce Wellness and Resilience (2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance)

Title: Session 3: Promoting Workforce Wellness and Resilience (2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance)

Date: Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

Time: 11:00am Pacific/2:00pm Eastern

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Session 2: Increasing Access to Support Services for Survivors (2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance)

Title: Session 2: Increasing Access to Support Services for Survivors (2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance)

Date: Tuesday, January 11th, 2022

Time: 11:00am Pacific/2:00pm Eastern

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2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance, Session 1: Partnerships, Practices, Policies and Products to Support COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units for Survivors

Title: 2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance, Session 1: Partnerships, Practices, Policies and Products to Support COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units for Survivors

Date: Tuesday, December 7th, 2021

Time: 11:00am Pacific/2:00pm …

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16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence 2021

Annual international campaign from 25 November to 10 December

 

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an annual international campaign that kicks off on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and …

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Why Domestic Violence Increased During COVID-19, and What Can Be Done About it

Crossposted with permission from the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies Blog

Content Warning: The interview below discusses the subject of domestic violence.

It’s been called a pandemic within the pandemic. Reports of domestic violence surged during the COVID-19 lockdowns …

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Healing-Centered Approaches to Addressing Adolescent Relationship Abuse and Trafficking for School-Based Health Centers Learning Collaborative

Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation is excited to announce that we are partnering with School-Based Health Alliance to offer a six-session learning collaborative for adolescent-serving school-based health centers (SBHCs) on Healing-Centered Approaches to Addressing Relationship Abuse and Trafficking!
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The Crisis in Afghanistan

On the one year anniversary of Taliban’s rule in Afghanistan, …

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Virtual Hill Briefing – Maternal Mortality and Intimate Partner Violence

Title: Virtual Hill Briefing: Maternal Mortality and Intimate Partner Violence

Date: Thursday, July 22nd, 2021

Time: 9:00am – 10:00am Pacific/12:00pm – 1:00pm Eastern

View the webinar recording, view U.S. Senator Patty Murray’s remarks, view Representative Gwen Moore’s remarks

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Utilizing Health Information Technology to Address UDS requirements on IPV and HT

This learning collaborative will bolster community health center (CHC) capacity to address the new UDS measures on IPV and HT, to improve quality of care for survivors and offer preventive health services.
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Statements

When deciding to issue a public statement, there are a number of key factors we seriously consider as we strive to avoid redundancies and add value that positively drives the national conversation forward.

Most recently, our collective national dialogue around …

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Health Center Protocols to Address IPV and HT

This learning collaborative will increase health center staff capacity to best support their patients experiencing IPV, which is critical now more than ever with increased rates of IPV during the time of COVID-19.
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National Health Initiative to Address Violence and Abuse: Core Values

The National Health Initiative to Address Violence and Abuse has developed a set of core values, along with mission and vision statements, and a description of our approach.
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Learning through Interactivity: How to Tell a Story, Part 1

This webinar will discuss the prevalence of opioid use and addiction. Presenters will also talk about how it intersects with those affected by domestic violence, particularly children. There will be a strong focus on concrete harm reduction strategies that providers can use with adult and child survivors of domestic violence.
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At FUTURES, our Policy and Advocacy team works hard in concert with grassroots advocacy to support legislation that serves our mission of uplifting survivors, and prevention of violence. You can help and join the grassroots effort to bring systemic
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Aging with Respect: A Framework for Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in Older Adults Learning Collaborative

Intimate partner violence (IPV) in later life is often undetected by healthcare providers, in part due to misconceptions and the complexity of elder mistreatment. This learning collaborative will review the various forms of abuse and discuss approaches for successful prevention and interventions that focus on safety and wellness for older adult patients.
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Health, Healing and Relationships: Intimate Partner Violence, Trauma and HIV

Registration now open for a virtual training opportunity for HIV testing and care settings and their local domestic violence partner agency happening March 10th, 2021!
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PROGRAMS

FUTURES has taken the nationwide success of Coaching Boys Into Men and expanded it into the international space, hosting trainings, supporting program adaptations, and partnering with international organizations to expand the reach of CBIM across the globe.

In 2006, FUTURES …

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Yoo-Jin Kang

Senior Training & Technical Assistance Specialist- National Workplace Resource Center

Yoo-Jin Kang (she/her/hers) provides technical assistance, program development, and training for the National Workplace Resource Center (Workplaces Respond). Her areas of expertise include trauma-informed practices, mind-body modalities, antiracist equity work, …

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Aging with Respect is an intervention addressing elder abuse, neglect and intimate partner violence with those later in life.  It is developed for those patients/clients with agency and capacity in non-crisis, non-emergency situations that provides information about healthy and safe

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Transgender Lives Can’t Wait – We Must Fight For Them Every Day

“As a trans woman of color, I feel that Trans …

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Virtual Hill Briefing – Preventing and Addressing Elder Abuse during COVID-19

Title: Preventing and Addressing Elder Abuse during COVID-19

Date: Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

Time: 12-1:00pm Eastern/ 9-10:00am Pacific

Registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3MEKmvAORpCxtuVrPog2Wg

Virtual Hill Briefing Convened by National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse, Elder Justice Coalition, Alzheimer’s Association and the …

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Hope for a Country in Which All Women & Children Can Thrive

This is a great and important day for America – …

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Healing Centered Engagement for Patients Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence

This learning collaborative will increase health center staff capacity to best support their patients experiencing IPV, which is critical now more than ever with increased rates of IPV during the time of COVID-19.
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August 9-15, 2020 is National Health Center Week!

August 9-15, 2020 is National Health Center Week, which aims to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of federally-funded community health centers over the past five decades. Community health centers are community-based and patient-directed organizations that deliver care …

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Jesse Mahler

Senior Program Specialist, Public Education Campaigns and Programs

As a Senior Program Specialist on the Public Education Campaigns and Programs team, Jesse advances national violence prevention campaigns that engage youth, men and boys, educators, and athletic coaches. His passion for …

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COVID-19 and the Impact on Survivors of Human Trafficking, Domestic Violence, & Sexual Assault

Intimate partner violence, sexual assault, child abuse, and human trafficking are on the rise during COVID-19 because many families and survivors are staying home, or are isolated from support systems. This isolation, along with increased stress and financial instability, puts …

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Audrie and Daisy – Discussion Guide for Parents

“Audrie was so large in life, she was a great athlete, great musician, good student, good kid. And then she was gone… We had to do something. We are giving a voice to our daughter, we have to so nobody

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The Enduring Value of Simplicity: Reflections on the FUTURES Campus Leadership Program

If someone were to ask me to pick one word to summarize my experience as a fellow in the FUTURES Campus Leadership Program, I think that I would choose the word, bittersweet. I am certain you are thinking, “How unoriginal,” and I cannot help but to agree.
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Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation

National Health Network has been renamed Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation. Please visit our new website for upcoming events and resources: https://healthpartnersipve.org/

Since July 2020, Futures Without Violence (FUTURES) has operated Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation with …

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NHCVA Webinar – Telehealth Visits: Increasing Safety for People at Risk for Abuse

Title: Telehealth Visits: Increasing Safety for People at Risk for Abuse

Date: Thursday, June 25th, 2020

Time: 12-1:30pm Pacific/ 1-2:30pm Mountain/ 2-3:30pm Central/ 3-4:30pm Eastern

Webinar Resources:

Download the webinar slides (PDF with active links).

Download FUTURES’ Telehealth

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Racism, Domestic Violence & Black Maternal Mortality – What Can Advocates Do?

Title: Racism, Domestic Violence & Black Maternal Mortality – What Can Advocates Do? [hosted by UJIMA and co-sponsored by FUTURES]

Date: Wednesday, May 13th, 2020

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Over the past year, there has been increased …

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May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Health and IPV Resources for API Communities

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, which recognizes the rich history of Asian and Pacific Islanders* living in the United States.

According to the Pew Research Center, Chinese, Indian, Filipino, Vietnamese, Korean and Japanese accounted for 85% of …

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Resources for Economic Empowerment Programs: Responding to COVID-19

The Promoting Employment Opportunities for Survivors of Human Trafficking (PEOST) Project is closely monitoring the impact COVID-19 is having on the economy and employment opportunities available to survivors of human trafficking. This page will be continually updated with new information …

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Supporting Mothers at the Intersection of Violence & Racism

The week of April 11th-17th marks Black Maternal Health Week, a campaign that was led and founded three years ago by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance. The week serves as a time to amplify the voices of Black mamas and center the values and traditions of the reproductive and birth justice movements.
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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, to raise awareness and focus on prevention of sexual assault. According to the CDC, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men experienced sexual violence involving physical contact during their lifetimes.[1] Sexual …

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Preventing and Addressing Intimate Violence when Engaging Dads (PAIVED)

PAIVED is a national research study conducted by Futures Without Violence, Child Trends, and Boston Medical Center to examine how Responsible Fatherhood Programs (RFP) work to address and prevent intimate partner violence (IPV). The research concluded that RFP staff …

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Support for Working Families

On March 27, 2020, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief,

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RESOURCES FOR KIDS AND FAMILIES

This  is a trying and frightening time for families, parents …

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Resources for safety and support during COVID-19

Those who are surviving violence in their relationships and families

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Invisible Injuries: Traumatic Brain Injury, Strangulation and Domestic Violence

Title: Invisible Injuries: Traumatic Brain Injury, Strangulation and Domestic Violence

Date/Time: Monday, April 20th, 2020 – 10:00 AM- 11:30 AM Pacific/1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Eastern

Webinar recording: TBI and IPV Webinar Recording

Webinar materials:

Invisible Injuries: Traumatic Brain Injury,

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