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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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Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day is designed to help improve the health care system’s response to violence by giving medical professionals the information and support they need to help victims and their children.
— Esta Soler,Founder and President of Futures Without Violence
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Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day (HCADV Day)

In observance of Yom Kippur 2019, the 20th annual

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Tools For Improving Maternal Health & Safety in A Multicultural Context

A large collection of materials on domestic violence dynamics, training materials, and public education materials in English and Spanish.
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Older Adults’ Health

Seventy-seven million baby boomers are aging and people 85 and older, the fastest growing segment of the population, are disproportionately women. These demographic trends have significant implications for victimization, safety, suffering, and health.
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Domestic Violence and Health Care Protocols

Futures Without Violence has selected model protocols from various health care settings across the U.S. and highlights on the health care practice that has implemented this protocol.
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The Business Case for Domestic Violence Programs in Health Care Settings

Developed by Futures Without Violence and Physicians for A Violence Free Society. Includes power point presentation and return on investment Excel sheet.
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Healthcare-Based Domestic Violence Programs

The healthcare-based DV model approach, applicable to hospitals and clinical settings, enables the staff of a health care institution in conjunction with local DV and sexual assault (SA) programs to respond in a comprehensive manner.
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Health e-Bulletin

Archive of the Health E-Bulletin issues.
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2012 National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence Presentation Slides

The 6th Biennial National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence at San Francisco, CA, on March 30, 2012. The conference offered more than 11 in-depth pre-conference institutes, 70 workshop sessions, and 5 plenaries.
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2012 National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence

Photo highlights from the 6th Biennial National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence at San Francisco, CA, on March 30, 2012.
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Using Music, Movies, Video Games & School Curricula, Start Strong Is Promoting Healthy Relationships

The middle school years offer key moments to educate about healthy relationships and teen dating violence prevention. Programs should meet youth where they spend time, such as in schools, and engage a range of community partners.
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Start Strong: Lessons Learned From A Four-Year Initiative To Promote Healthy Relationships And Prevent Teen Dating Violence

Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships was a four-year project to target 11- to- 14-year-olds and rally entire communities to promote healthy relationships as the way to prevent teen dating violence and abuse.
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School-based Health Services, Adolescent Health and Anticipatory Guidance for DV/SA

This webinar guidelines will provide participants with strategies and tools to provide universal education on safe, consensual and healthy relationships, as well as models for trauma-informed responses to disclosure of ARA.
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Strengthening Health Care-Based Domestic Violence Programs through Evaluation: Part 1

This webinar will address the importance of understanding and developing quality improvement measures and annual goals, where and how efforts should be targeted, alignment with organizational priorities, and overall program improvement.
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Strengthening Health Care-Based Domestic Violence Programs through Evaluation: Part 2

Building on Part 1, this webinar will focus on validated tools designed to evaluate the integration of a healthcare-based response to domestic violence, and measure physician preparedness to support patients experiencing DV.
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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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A Survivor’s Journey: Understanding the Health Impact of Abuse and Paths to Promote Wellness

This webinar will explore the health impact of abuse from the experience of one survivor of violence, and discover how she learned to become proactive in her healthcare.
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Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships – Influencers

This webinar discusses results from a four-year, multi-million dollar initiative on engaging and educating influencers of young adolescents, particularly parents/caregivers and older teens, on healthy relationships and teen dating violence prevention.
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Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships – Social Marketing

Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships - Lessons from a four-year, multi-million dollar initiative on utilizing social marketing and communications to engage communities and change social norms around healthy relationships and teen dating violence prevention.
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Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships – In- and Out -of-School Settings

This webinar will review results from a multi-million dollar initiative on working in- and out-of-schools to educate and engage middle school students on healthy relationship promotion and teen dating violence prevention
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Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships – School and District Policies

This webinar will review results from a multi-million dollar initiative on promoting healthy relationships and preventing teen dating violence through school and district policies.
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Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships – Evaluation

This webinar will review results from a $18 million initiative to target 11- to- 14-year-olds and rally entire communities to promote healthy relationships as the way to prevent teen dating violence and abuse.
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What Domestic Violence Advocates Need to Know About How New Health Policy Changes Can Help Survivors of Domestic Violence

This webinar will provide a basic overview of the new health policy changes that support screening and response to domestic violence (DV) by health care providers.
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Building A Health Care Response to Human Trafficking

Health care providers need education about the prevalence and dynamics of trafficking and how to effectively assess and intervene on behalf of trafficked victims.
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Making the Connection: Intimate Partner Violence and Public Health

This PowerPoint training and education tool distills the most recent data and promising practices on the health impact of violence on maternal child health, mental health, injury prevention, children and adolescents, and more.
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Activities You Can Organize for Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day

Outreach activity ideas for patients, staff, and the community.
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Policy Paper

Congressional Briefing On “Violence and Abuse: How Health Systems can Help Prevent and Respond”

Remarks on the American Medical Association (AMA)'s commitment to assessing, treating, and preventing domestic violence and some of our recent activities in this arena.
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Futures Without Violence Vision for Healthy Relationships Education

Futures Without Violence identified core components we believe provide the basis for effective healthy relationships education.
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The Connection Between Dating Violence And Unhealthy Behaviors

Information and statistics on dating violence and unhealthy behaviors, the risks associated with exposure to violence, mitigating the harmful impacts of witnessing violence, and why parents matter.
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Intimate Partner Violence and Healthy People 2010 Fact Sheet

Information and statistics on domestic violence and leading health indicators.
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The Facts on Reproductive Health and Partner Abuse

Information and statistics on intimate partner violence and the prevalence of reproductive coercion, unintended pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, and violence during pregnancy.
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The Facts on Health Care and Domestic Violence

Information and statistics on the prevalence of domestic violence, health consequences, pregnancy, and children's health.
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Committee on Health Care for Underserved Women: Intimate Partner Violence

A discussion of how obstetrician-gynecologists are in unique position to assess and provide support for women who experience intimate partner violence.
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Using a Systems ­Model Approach to Improving IPV Services in a Large Health Care Organization

This summary will describe Kaiser Permanente’s systems model approach to delivering services for IPV, including how this approach has been implemented and evaluated.
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Sample Community Public Health Services Domestic Violence Protocol

The purpose of this protocol is to set a standard to improve both the quality of the care given by individual health care providers and the overall CPHS response to domestic violence.
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Competencies Needed by Health Professionals for Addressing Exposure to Violence and Abuse in Patient Care

The following core competencies have been developed to help ensure that all health care professionals have a solid understanding of the problem, and gain the skills and confidence they will need to combat the epidemic of violence and abuse.
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Adverse Child Experience: Link Between Exposure and Health

Presentation slides detailing a study conducted with 17,421 participants on childhood exposure and health.
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Healthy Teens: The World’s First 3D Video Game to Support the Teaching and Learning of Positive, Protective Relationship skills

A look at using a 3-D, immersive video game designed to help teens learn about healthy relationship.
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Promoting Healthy Relationships at School, Teen Dating Violence Prevention: Why Middle School Matters

A look at how to embed healthy relationships into school policies to create positive change.
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Evidence for Home Visiting Programs to Reduce Intimate Partner Violence and related Health Disparities

An evaluation of domestic violence interventions in home visitation programs.
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Screening for IPV By Health Care Providers: FVPSA Response

Key findings, recommendations, and the Affordable Care Act.
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How to Create a Health Care-Based Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Program

This document includes information pertaining to health care effects and costs of domestic violence, health care response to domestic violence, federal health care reform, and a model for creating domestic violence response in health care settings.
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Building and Strengthening Health Care-Based Domestic Violence Programs Resource List

Listing of Guidelines, State Statutes and Reporting Policies , Program Development, Health Care Professional Training, Evaluation, Tools and Materials, Reference Books, IOM, Recommendations, Employee Assistance, and Position Statements.
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Compendium of State/Territory Statutes and Policies on Domestic Violence and Health Care

The Compendium is an at-a glance summary of state and U.S. territory laws, regulations and other activities relevant to addressing domestic violence in health care settings.
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