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Healthy Moms, Happy Kids: Pediatric Safety Card

Healthy Moms, Happy Kids is a safety card for moms that pediatric health care providers can distribute as part of routine care. In addition to providing safety resources for women, this tool also functions as a prompt for pediatric health care providers by providing quick phrases to improve discussions with women about the impact of domestic violence on their parenting and children.
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Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies: Home Visitor Safety Card

This tool functions as a prompt for home visitors by providing quick phrases to improve discussions with women about the impact of domestic violence on their parenting and children.
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Did You Know Your Relationship Affects Your Health?

The poster asks patients whether they have experienced reproductive coercion—forced sex, birth control sabotage, coerced pregnancy, or violence—by an intimate partner.
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The National Health Care Standards Campaign Model Practices

This document summarizes the experiences and outcomes of 15 U.S. states that enacted state-wide public health responses to domestic violence.
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The National Consensus Guidelines on Identifying and Responding to Domestic Violence Victimization in Health Care Settings

This was developed to assist health care providers in addressing domestic violence victimiztion, assessment, intervention, referral and documentation.
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Relationships, Support, and Wellness: Mental Health Safety Card

The card poses simple questions to help women examine whether their relationship is healthy and safe, while exploring potential impacts on health and mental health.
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Is Your Relationship Affecting Your Health: Safety Card

The card helps women recognize how their relationship impacts their health as well as the lives of their children and provides information on safety planning.
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Did You Know Your Relationship Affects Your Health: Reproductive Safety Card

The card prompts patients to ask themselves whether they are in a healthy relationship or if they have experienced reproductive coercion—forced sex, birth control sabotage, forced pregnancy, or violence—by an intimate partner.
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We Are Sacred: American Indian/Alaska Native Reproductive Health Safety Card

This small safety card was designed for health settings serving Native communities including IHS clinics, Tribal health centers, and Urban Indian Health Centers. The card prompts patients to ask themselves whether they are in a healthy relationship or if they …

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Reproductive Health Pregnancy Wheel

This pregnancy wheel reminds providers to routinely ask their patients about birth control interference, coerced pregnancy and experiences with intimate partner violence.
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Improving the Health Care Response to Domestic Violence: A Trainer’s Manual

The Manual provides instructions for teaching each section of the Resource Manual including the basics of domestic violence, clinical skills, legal issues, community resources, and role play scenarios.
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Improving the Health Care Response to Domestic Violence: A Resource Manual

This resource manual aims to educate health care providers on how to improve their response to domestic violence. It contains Information, Practical Tools, and Ideas.
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Health Privacy Principles for Protecting Victims of Domestic Violence

A victim of domestic violence, concerned for her safety, may be discouraged from seeking health care services because she fears that her health information will not remain confidential.
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Minimal Elements of a Domestic Violence Health Care Protocol

Futures Without Violence selected model protocols from various health care settings across the United States, including highlights about the setting that implemented the protocol.
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Building a Domestic Violence Health Care Response in Indian Country

A 2008 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report on health and violence found that 39 percent of Native women reported that they were victims of intimate partner violence.
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Best Practices: Innovative Domestic Violence Programs in Health Care Settings

This publication of best practices was written in 1997 to highlight innovative health care-based domestic violence programs across the U.S.
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Improving the Healthcare Response to Domestic Violence

This six pages folio provides an overview of the health care response to domestic violence.
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Professional Health Students and Faculty Folio

This folio identifies organizing strategies for health professional students and faculty to help raise awareness that domestic violence is a health care issue on campus and beyond.
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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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National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence

For almost two decades, the National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence (HRC) has supported health care professionals, domestic violence experts, survivors, and policy makers at all levels as they improve health care’s response to domestic violence.

The HRC is …

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The National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence

 

The 2020 National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence will be held April 28-30th, 2020 in Chicago, IL at the Hilton Chicago. 

The call for abstracts is now open! Submit to speak at the National Conference on Health and

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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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Domestic Violence Health Care Partnership Project

FUTURES proudly partnered with Blue Shield of California Foundation on the Domestic Violence Health Care Partnership (DVHCP), a statewide project to integrate health care and domestic violence response systems throughout California.

Through a competitive application process, nineteen teams comprised of …

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Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships

By ensuring that their first relationships are healthy ones, we …

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Nathalie Meus

Outreach & Policy Associate

Nathalie assists in building partnerships and strengthening engagement efforts for FUTURES’ workplace safety initiatives and supports FUTURES’s Policy Team by conducting outreach and advocacy, and engaging in public speaking activities to support policy goals. Nathalie came …

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Addressing Domestic Violence in Early Childhood Education Programs

Title: Addressing Domestic Violence in Early Childhood Education Programs

Date/Time: Postponed, date to be determined.

Registration for this webinar is CLOSED until it can be rescheduled. If you’ve already registered for the webinar lookout for an email with updates soon!

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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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How Could Proposed Changes to Medicaid Impact Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence?

Title: How Could Proposed Changes to Medicaid Impact Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence?

Date:  Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Time: 10:00 a.m. PST/ 11:00 a.m. MST/ 12:00 p.m. CST/ 1:00 p.m. EST

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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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Support for your Organizational Infrastructure: What We Can Do For You

Title: Support for your Organizational Infrastructure: What We Can Do For You – (Including Overview on Leadership Strategies)

Date:  March 14, 2019

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Anti-Racism as Violence Prevention

These videos and discussion guides are intended to be used by domestic and sexual violence advocates and activists to spark conversations on the ways that racism and oppression have shaped our anti-violence movements and how we can dismantle racism in

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January is National Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month

An estimated 21 million people are trafficked globally at any …

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A Year in Review: How Have Workplaces Responded to #MeToo?

As individuals committed to advancing the safety, well-being, and economic security for survivors of gender-based violence, 2018 was a roller coaster ride filled with highs and lows. From accountability for perpetrators of workplace sexual harassment, to survivors finally being heard …

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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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Futures Without Violence stands with all people of all gender identities

Futures Without Violence stands with all people of all gender identities. Transgender and gender non-conforming people experience higher rates of violence across the lifespan, and many have poor health outcomes because of abuse and discrimination. Children and youth who are …

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Discovery Teacher and Student activities


Helping Children Impacted by Trauma to Heal and Thrive

Exposure …

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International Day of the Girl

Oct. 11 is International Day of the Girl
Breakthroughs in

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Creating and Implementing Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Prevention Programs with Graduate Students: Principles and Practices

Title: Creating and Implementing Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Prevention Programs with Graduate Students: Principles and Practices

Date: Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

Time: 10:00am-11:30am PT/11:00am-12:30 MT/12:00pm-1:30 CT/1:00pm-2:30 ET

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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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Evidence-Based and Emerging Interventions for Children Exposed to Domestic Violence

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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Workplace Policies and How They Support or Contradict Core Values

Title: Workplace Policies and How They Support or Contradict Core Values

Date:  September 25, 2018

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Senate Introduces Resolution to End Violence Against Children Worldwide

“Congress and the State Department have been working on multiple fronts to promote global economic development,” Boozman said, “but failure to address violence against children — horrific acts like trafficking and child labor as well as proximity to violent conflicts …

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Senior Vice President, Health

Patrice Cochran joined Futures Without Violence in 2013 as the Controller and is responsible for managing the organization’s accounting operations and financial reporting. She began working in not-for-profit finance twenty-six years ago, after working in commercial …

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Kate Vander Tuig

Senior Program Specialist, Health Program

Working as an advocate and community educator for over a decade, Kate believes that strong and connected communities hold the answers to healing from and preventing violence. Kate is responsible for resource development and technical …

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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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Linda Seabrook

General Counsel & Director, Legal Program

Linda leads a number of initiatives for FUTURES, including the Workplaces Respond to Domestic and Sexual Violence: A National Resource Center (Workplaces Respond). She has extensive experience in litigating employment discrimination and sexual harassment …

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Graciela Olguín

Program Assistant

As Program Assistant, Graciela manages the National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence online store and technical assistance requests. Graciela is born and raised in Oakland, California, rasied within the Youth Speaks slam poetry scene, and is a …

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Anna Marjavi

Program Director, Health Program

As a Program Director, Anna provides technical assistance and program development consultation to cities, states and American Indian/Alaska Native communities across the U.S. on addressing violence against women, children and families.  Working across public health and …

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Mariana Lopez

Project Assistant, Children & Youth Program

As Project Assistant in the Children & Youth Program, Mariana supports projects that focus on the impact of trauma and abuse in children and families. Working with an incredible team of passionate leaders exploring …

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