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Manual

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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Guidelines

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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Guidelines

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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Report

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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Report

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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Report

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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Report

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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Policy Paper

Screening for IPV By Health Care Providers: FVPSA Response

Key findings, recommendations, and the Affordable Care Act.
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Manual

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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Brochure

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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Guidelines
Manual

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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Guidelines

Health Insurance Portability And Accountability Act (Hippa): Summary Of Federal Medical Privacy Protections For Victims Of Domestic Violence

Developed for health care professionals, this resource guide discusses the implications of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) for domestic violence reporting.
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Guidelines

Mandatory Reporting of Domestic Violence by Healthcare Providers

Most U.S. states have enacted mandatory reporting laws requiring the reporting of specific injuries and wounds, suspected abuse or domestic violence, for individuals being treated by a health care professional.
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Poster

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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Brochure

The Amazing Brain and Discipline: Positive Parenting Builds Healthy Brains

The Amazing Brain series of booklets is designed to educate parents and caregivers about early brain development, the effects of trauma on the brain, and the potential for the brain to heal and grow.
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Brochure

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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Brochure

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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Poster

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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Report

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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Guidelines

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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Brochure

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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Brochure

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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Brochure

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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Manual

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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Manual

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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Guidelines

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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Guidelines

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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Manual

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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Guidelines

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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Brochure

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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Brochure

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

NCHDV 2020 has been POSTPONED due to COVID-19

Save the Date: April 28-30, 2021

Visit nchdv.org for updates or sign up for our mailing list, and check the box before ‘Health’ to receive email updates.

Every two years* 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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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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Campus Fellows Materials Order Form

COVID-19 UPDATE 3/23/2020: Thank you for your commitment to the health and wellbeing of survivors. Our distribution office is located in San Francisco, CA and due to the ‘Shelter in Place’ order enacted by the state and our county, we

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Planned Parenthood Safety Card Order Form

COVID-19 UPDATE 3/23/2020: Thank you for your commitment to the health and wellbeing of survivors. Our distribution office is located in San Francisco, CA and due to the ‘Shelter in Place’ order enacted by the state and our county, we

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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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Thanks for Ordering our Materials!

Dear Colleague,

Thank you for your interest in the National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence (HRC), a project of Futures Without Violence. The HRC is funded by the US Department of Health and Human Services and was developed to …

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Solidarity, Hope and Healing for Survivors of Domestic Violence

Around the world, there is a clarion call to address deep, longstanding pain and injustice. And behind closed doors, a surge in domestic violence jeopardizes the lives of millions of women, …

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Thank You

for supporting a future without violence!

Click HERE to get your FACT SHEET on the prevalence and health consequences of domestic violence as well as what health care providers can do to help prevent violence.

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Thank You

for supporting a future without violence!

Click HERE to get your FACT SHEET on dating violence and unhealthy behavior

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Anima Shrestha

Program Assistant, Children & Youth Program

Anima Shrestha joined FUTURES in 2020 as a Program Assistant on the Children & Youth Team. In this role, they provide technical and administrative support to the Quality Improvement Center on Domestic Violence in …

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Webinar

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

Watch the  recording.

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Over the past year, there has been increased …

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