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Addressing Dating and Sexual Violence and Harassment in School-Based Health

Learn more about an evidence-based intervention and new community activism tools as Sexual Assault Awareness Month comes to a close!
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Pink Hats and a Teachable Moment

“Why is everyone wearing a pink hat?” the woman asked …

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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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Healthy Moms, Happy Babies: Using the Relationship Assessment Tool and Universal Education

Title: Healthy Moms, Happy Babies: Using the Relationship Assessment Tool and Universal Education

Date Recorded: August 12, 2016

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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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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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HIV Testing, Treatment and Care

Experiencing intimate partner and sexual violence increases the risk for HIV.  50% of abused women report having experienced forced sex – a well-established high-risk factor for HIV infection. People living with HIV who are also suffering abuse may experience an …

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Setting and Community Specific Resources

The Futures Without Violence National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence has developed several guidelines, tool kits, safety cards, posters and other resources that are specific to various communities and healthcare settings.

The National Health Resource Center’s materials are best …

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College Campus Health

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

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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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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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Let’s Talk About Sexual Assault on Campus

Watch incoming freshman talk about the issue of sexual assault on college campuses. Learn More
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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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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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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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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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Reproductive Coercion: Interference with Contraception and Pregnancy Planning

Thank you for completing the free online course, Reproductive Coercion: Interference with Contraception and Pregnancy Planning. Please see below for a list of resources and tools mentioned in the course.

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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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Intimate Partner Violence and Perinatal Programs

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

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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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Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day Action Kit

Examples of activities you can organize, social media posts, and past events.
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Hanging Out or Hooking Up?

For one in five U.S. teen girls, the most vivid memories of high school will not be her junior prom or a favorite history teacher. Instead,20% of teen girls will remember the physical abuse inflicted by someone they were dating.
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How can home visitors help the women in my program?

A look at different home visitation program elements and resources for starting your own.
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RESPECT! Challenge Action Toolkit

Whether you're a teacher or a parent, you have an important role to play in this campaign. Check out our RESPECT! Challenge Toolkit!
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Campus Leadership Program

In May, 2014 we brought our inaugural Campus Leaders Fellowship program (2013-2014) to a close.
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Addressing Domestic Violence within Home Visitation Settings: Children Exposed to Domestic Violence & Its Impact on Parenting

This webinar will introduce the issue of adults’ childhood experiences with violence. We will discuss the role of the home visitor in talking with parents about their childhood experiences.
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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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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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Addressing Intimate Partner Violence, Reproductive and Sexual Coercion

This guide focuses on the transformative role of the reproductive health care provider in identifying and addressing intimate partner violence (IPV) and reproductive coercion.
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Reproductive & Sexual Health

Intimate partner violence can directly impact reproductive and sexual health—increasing risk for unintended pregnancies and abortions, miscarriage, and sexually transmitted infections.

With one in four women at risk for abuse in her lifetime, domestic violence is more common than other …

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Home Visitation

When it comes to promoting health and safety outcomes for women and children impacted by abuse, research has shown that home visitation programs can make a significant difference in the lives of survivors of violence. Based on this evidence, The …

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Child & Adolescent Health

Studies suggest that 15.5 million children in the U.S. witness domestic violence annually and by age 17, over one-third of America’s children will have been exposed to domestic violence.

Exposure to violence at an early age is linked to a …

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Stop Domestic/Sexual Violence & Child Abuse During the COVID-19 Pandemic

 

Support the Domestic Violence Response Fund

On Giving Tuesday, Futures Without Violence with support from The Allstate Foundation, launched the Call For Courage social media campaign to continue to …

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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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You’re Never Too Old to be Treated with Respect

One in ten older adults report being abused, neglected or …

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Unable to Leave: Economic Sabotage and Exploitation in Abusive Relationships

Inevitably, when I share with an acquaintance that I work …

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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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FUTURES Has a New Resource That May Work For You!

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

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TOOLS AND TIPS FOR IDENTIFYING WOMEN WHO ARE BEING ABUSED

Women who are experiencing abuse may not feel comfortable openly disclosing this information, for a variety of reasons. Health care providers must have good tools for detecting and assessing abuse.
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Frequently Asked Questions

If you haven’t been able to find the information you’re looking for, please take a look at this list of Frequently Asked Questions.
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Coaching Boys into Men

Athletic coaches play an extremely influential and unique role in the lives of young men, often serving as a parent or mentor to the boys they coach. Because of these special relationships, coaches are uniquely poised to positively influence how …

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