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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

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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

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Invisible Injuries: Traumatic Brain Injury,

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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Teen dating violence can happen to anyone, from the straight …

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For a Survivor of Stalking, Words Matter

You’ve heard it before. Someone casually mentions that they’re “stalking” …

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Third Phase of National Health Initiative Kicks Off to Support Survivors of Abuse

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA CONTACT:

Wendi Aarons, Futures Without Violence

wendi@wendiaarons.com

National Health Initiative Kicks-off to Support Survivors of Abuse

Three leadership teams across the nation receive funding, training, and support to address intimate partner violence and human trafficking across

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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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Aging With Respect (Elder) Safety Card

Aging with Respect is an intervention addressing elder abuse, neglect …

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Core Values and Domestic & Sexual Assault Organizations

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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What can health providers and advocates do to alleviate anti-trans violence? What can we all do?

This week (November 13th-19th) marks Trans Awareness week, an annually recognized week to highlight issues specific to the Transgender and Gender Non-conforming (Trans/GNC) communities. It is a week that culminates on November 20th, which …

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New Funding Announcement and Informational Webinar: Project Catalyst Phase III

Funding Announcement:

Project Catalyst III: State/Territory-wide Transformation on Health, IPV and Human Trafficking

Futures Without Violence (FUTURES) is soliciting applications for Phase III of Project Catalyst focused on fostering leadership and collaboration at the state or territory level to improve …

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New Funding Announcement Q&A: Project Catalyst, Phase III

Title: New Funding Announcement Q&A: Project Catalyst Phase III

Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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

Webinar Description: Futures Without Violence (FUTURES) is soliciting applications for Phase III of Project Catalyst focused on fostering leadership and …

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Rebecca Del Rossi

Program Assistant, Legal Team

As Program Assistant at FUTURES, Rebecca assists the legal team in project support for initiatives relating to improving workplace responses to sexual and domestic violence, foster collaborations to enhance employment opportunities for survivors of trafficking, education …

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How-to Submit an Abstract to Present at the 2020 National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence

This webinar is the second part of the training that was held on May 29 (view the slides, recording and captioning for Part I). Part II of the training reviews DV prevalence and impacts, and introduces Futures Without Violence’s CUES intervention for staff to use with participants
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Telling a more complete story about child welfare

by: Heather Gehlert
original post on Tuesday, April 09, 2019

Gabriel Fernandez. Anthony Avalos. Zymere Perkins. Those are the names that immediately come to mind when I think about how the news media cover the child welfare system. All three …

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Addressing Alcohol’s Role in Campus Sexual Assault

Title: Addressing Alcohol’s Role in Campus Sexual Assault

Date:  Monday, March 25, 2019

Time: 12:00 p.m. PST/ 1:00 p.m. MST/ 2:00 p.m. CST/ 3:00 p.m. EST

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That’s Not Cool: Teen Dating Violence and Healthy Relationships in the Digital Age

Join our webinar to learn more about That’s Not Cool’s resources and tools, and to get everything you need to jump into action this Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.
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National Health Initiative Kicks Off to Support Survivors of Abuse

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

 

National Health Initiative Kicks Off to Support Survivors of Abuse

Three leadership teams across the nation receive funding, training, and support to address intimate partner violence and human trafficking across
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Abuse Later in Life

Aging with Respect is an intervention addressing elder abuse, neglect

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Healing Centered Engagement and myPlan App Webinar: Rethinking harm reduction and Trauma-informed care

Title: HEALING CENTERED ENGAGEMENT: The role of health providers and the myPlan decision aid app in rethinking harm reduction and trauma-informed care

Date: Monday, December 10th, 2018

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM PT/ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM MT/ …

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Financial Exploitation and Abuse of Older Adults: Building Court-Community Collaborations

This webinar will provide an overview of the recent national scan to find evidence based programs and models to support children's healing. It will highlight several evidence-based interventions for parent and child survivors of domestic violence that advocates and other service providers can consider using.
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What the Kavanaugh Confirmation Process Meant for Survivors

The past several weeks have been painful and traumatic for …

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Funding Announcement: Project Catalyst Phase II, Statewide Transformation on Health and IPV/Human Trafficking

Futures Without Violence (FUTURES) is soliciting applications for Phase II of a project focused on fostering leadership and collaboration between domestic violence programs and health professionals at the U.S. state or territory level to improve the health and safety outcomes for survivors of IPV and human trafficking and to promote prevention.
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New Funding Announcement Q+A: Project Catalyst Phase II

Title: New Funding Announcement Q+A: Project Catalyst Phase II

Date: Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Time: 11:00am-12:00pm PT/12:00pm-1:00 MT/1:00pm-2:00 CT/2:00pm-3:00 ET.

Webinar Description: Futures Without Violence (FUTURES) is soliciting applications for Phase II of a project focused on fostering intimate partner …

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Join us for a Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day Webinar!

Join us on Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day (HCADV Day)—an annual day to raise awareness about the critical role of health care and domestic violence/sexual assault (DV/SA) agencies to promote survivor health and safety outcomes.
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How Employers Can Build a Framework to Address Sexual Harassment and Violence in the Workplace

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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Violet Webber

IT Support Specialist

Violet is a technology educator with a passion for social change. Being the connecting factor between this amazing new world of technical possibility and a domestic violence prevention organization is a dream come true. Using technology can …

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Lisa Sohn

Program Director, Health Program

In her work, Lisa focuses on developing prevention programs and providing technical assistance particularly related to early adolescence and middle school-age youth. Contributing to FUTURES’ work on childhood exposure to violence and trauma, Lisa has developed …

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Leila Milani

Program Director, Global Policy & Advocacy

Leila Rassekh Milani, JD, MA leads FUTURES work on global violence prevention, with a focus on women and children. In this capacity, she is instrumental in developing innovative policy solutions, driving advocacy efforts, and …

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Anna Marjavi

Director, Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation

As a Director at Futures Without Violence, Anna leads the HRSA-funded NTTAP, Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation with a focus on community health centers. Working across public health and health delivery systems …

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Debbie Lee

Senior Vice President, Health

Debbie Lee has been with Futures Without Violence, formerly, Family Violence Prevention Fund (FVPF) since 1980. She is currently a Senior Vice President working on policy and practice that helps healthcare providers and educators address the …

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YESENIA GORBEA ZUFFANELLI

Program Manager, Children and Youth Programs

As the program manager on the Public Education Campaigns & Programs team, Yesenia works on developing national violence prevention campaigns that engage a variety of audiences including youth, men and boys, educators, and coaches. …

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Virginia Duplessis

Associate Director, Health

Virginia Duplessis, MSW is the Associate Director of Health, providing oversight for a range of initiatives designed to improve the public health response to violence against women and increase the capacity of domestic violence services providers to …

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Elena Josway

Program Director, Health

Elena Josway is a Program Director for the Health team at Futures Without Violence. At FUTURES, she collaborates with communities, organizations, and government agencies to improve prevention of and response to child trauma and intimate partner violence …

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Guadalupe Ceja

Receptionist / Administrative Assistant

Lupe Ceja is Futures Without Violence’s Receptionist/Administrative Associate. She joined FUTURES back in May 1999 when it was formerly Family Violence Prevention Fund. Raised in San Francisco, CA. Graduated from Mission High School with 2 years …

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Domestic Violence in Apprenticeship and Pre-Apprenticeship Programs: Developing Effective Responses

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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IPV/Human Trafficking and Substance Abuse and Treatment, with a Lens on Behavioral Health, Substance Abuse Programs and DV Agencies

This webinar will explore the intersections of IPV and human trafficking with substance use and treatment. It will also highlight the role of behavioral health, substance use program, and DV agencies in prevention and intervention.
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Evidence-Based “CUES Intervention” to address IPV/Human Trafficking in Primary Care Settings, and Tools for Ryan White-Funded HIV Programs

As part of a four-part webinar series for Project Catalyst, this webinar will discuss the limits of disclosure-driven screening practices for IPV and offer an evidenced-based "CUES intervention" to addressing and responding to IPV in health centers. In addition, this webinar will offer a specific tools for Ryan White-funded HIV programs.
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Beyond Halal and Haram: Muslims, Sex, and Relationships Webinar

Title: Beyond Halal and Haram: Muslims, Sex, and Relationships

Date: August 17, 2018 at 10:00-11:30am PST/ 11:00-12:30pm MST/ 12:00-1:30pm CST/ 1:00-2:30pm EST

Webinar Description: There is a dearth of resources for American Muslims related to sex and relationships, and some …

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