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21st Century Cures Act: Considerations for working with survivors of intimate partner violence

The 21st Century Cures Act presents new challenges and opportunities for survivor safety and self-determination in health settings. Hear from clinicians and policy experts about how this legislation does and does not change patient's privacy.
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Strengthening Responses for Farmworkers on Intimate Partner Violence and Human Trafficking During COVID-19 (A Learning Collaborative)

This learning collaborative will increase health center staff capacity to best support their patients experiencing IPV, which is critical now more than ever with increased rates of IPV during the time of COVID-19.
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National Health Initiative to Address Violence and Abuse: Core Values

The National Health Initiative to Address Violence and Abuse has developed a set of core values, along with mission and vision statements, and a description of our approach.
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Integrating Behavioral Health Approaches to Address Gender, Violence and Homelessness

Futures Without Violence and The National Health Care for the Homeless Council are excited to offer a national webinar addressing gender, homelessness and a constellation of intersecting issues including substance use disorder, mental health, homelessness, human trafficking (HT) and interpersonal violence (IPV).
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Family Violence Prevention & Services Act (H.R. 2119)

FVPSA Reauthorization

Tell Your Member: Cosponsor and Pass FVPSA Today!

 

Since its original passage in 1984, FVPSA has served over 1.3 million domestic violence victims and their children during one of the most vulnerable points in their lives.  FVPSA …

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Aging with Respect: A Framework for Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in Older Adults Learning Collaborative

Intimate partner violence (IPV) in later life is often undetected by healthcare providers, in part due to misconceptions and the complexity of elder mistreatment. This learning collaborative will review the various forms of abuse and discuss approaches for successful prevention and interventions that focus on safety and wellness for older adult patients.
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Health, Healing and Relationships: Intimate Partner Violence, Trauma and HIV

Registration now open for a virtual training opportunity for HIV testing and care settings and their local domestic violence partner agency happening March 10th, 2021!
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Healing Centered Engagement for Patients Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence

This learning collaborative will increase health center staff capacity to best support their patients experiencing IPV, which is critical now more than ever with increased rates of IPV during the time of COVID-19.
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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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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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Family Violence Prevention and Services Act: 35 Years of Progress

Only a generation ago, survivors of domestic violence had little

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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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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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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

This webinar contains closed captioning and was recorded.

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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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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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Addressing Gender-Based Violence Through the Lens of Intersectionality

When I first looked at the Futures Without Violence website, …

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Muslim Youth and Intimate Partner Violence

The Beyond Halal and Haram: Muslims, Sex, and Relationships safety card was developed as a survivor-centered resource and a useful conversation starter for health care providers, counselors, social workers, mentors, or other adults working with high-school and college-aged Muslim youth. …

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Campus Sexual and Dating Violence: The Role of Campus Health Centers

Title: Campus Sexual and Dating Violence: The Role of Campus Health Centers

Date: Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

Time: 10:30-12pm PST/ 11:30-1pm MT/ 12:30-2pm CT/ 1:30-3pm ET

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Support Legislation to Keep Central American Families Together and Address Root Causes of Violence

Current Co-Sponsors (28): Engel, Torres, Espaillat, Sires, Crowley, Gutierrez, Wasserman Schultz, Norton, Raskin, Meeks, Huffman, Deutch, Correa, Khanna, Lee, Soto, Lewis, Pallone, Velazquez, Gonzalez, Napolitano, Titus, Blumenauer, Rosen, Gomez, Maloney (Sean Patrick), Welch, Veasey,

 

Organizations in Support: …

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#MarchForOurLives: A Watershed Moment in the Movement to End Violence

We were surrounded.

As the Millennials among the FUTURES board

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Strategies for Centralizing the Voices of Young People of Color in Anti-Violence Work

This webinar will explore how service providers and anti-domestic violence programs can increase their capacity supporting and working with young people
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The Benefits of Mentorship: Empower, Lead, Succeed in Organizations Serving Survivors of Violence

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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Money: A Critical Component of Domestic Abuse

I’m new to America. Eight weeks ago, I left my …

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Preventing Intimate Partner Violence: Exploring the CDC’s Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Technical Package

Preventing Intimate Partner Violence: Exploring the CDC’s Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Technical Package
Friday, October 27, 2017 | 10:00 am – 11:30 pm PST, 1:00-2:30 EST

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed a suite …

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Futures Without Violence Unveils Re-Designed Workplaces Respond Website

National Resource Center Relaunched on 23rd Anniversary of the Violence

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Let’s Snatch Violence and Intimidation Out of Congress

Imagine the following outrageous scenario:

A man disagrees with a …

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Supporting Safety and Change: A Policy Framework for Engaging with Men who Use Violence

Title: Supporting Safety and Change: A Policy Framework for Engaging with Men who Use Violence

Date Recorded: October 18, 2016

As part of the National Institute on Fatherhood, Visitation, and Domestic Violence, we have heard from grantees around the country …

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How Dads Can Play a Key Role in Ending Gender-Based Violence

Meet Paul Bancroft – a California dad with a daughter …

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A Cross-Sector Model for Addressing Gender-Based Violence Impacting the Workplace

Title: A Cross-Sector Model for Addressing Gender-Based Violence Impacting the Workplace

Date Recorded: November 16, 2016

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Description: Many …

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Intimate Partner Violence and Pregnancy

Title: Intimate Partner Violence and Pregnancy Date: January 18, 2017 from 10:00-11:30 am PST
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Violence in Central America

Women and children fleeing horrific violence in the Northern Triangle of Central America – Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador — continue to come to the United States seeking safety. Many of them are turned away or incarcerated.

In effort to

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Tackling Workplace Violence: A Recap of our #SaferAtWork Convening

“You are an unmarried 28-year-old woman with one child, age …

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Strike Out Violence Day with San Francisco Giants

For almost 20 years, the San Francisco Giants have held an annual Strike Out Violence game day.

Each year, the SF Giants convene community leaders and advocates that work tirelessly to prevent and end community violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, …

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FUTURES Hosts Congressional Briefing on Gender-based Violence in Humanitarian Settings

On March 24, 2016, FUTURES hosted a congressional briefing in Washington, D.C. on gender-based violence in humanitarian settings with special guest Representative Mike Honda.
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Global Gender-Based Violence and the Workplace Congressional Briefing

Learn more about the gender-based violence and the workplace congressional briefing featuring Congresswoman Royal-Allard.
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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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Simple Actions You Can Take to Help End Teen Dating Violence

FUTURES' Sarah Hyde gives us some easy actions to take to promote healthy relationships during Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.
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Learn more about the Violence Against Women Act.
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Sex, Relationships, and Respect on Campus Guide for Addressing Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence in Campus Health Settings

The Who’s Got Your Back: Guide for Addressing Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence in Campus Health Settings handbook provides strategies, tools and resources for providers, staff and students working in campus based health settings to incorporate intimate partner and sexual violence prevention and response into their work.
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Addressing the Effects of Violence and Abuse to Improve the Health Outcomes of Women Living with HIV

The intersections between HIV and gender based violence are critical to address when trying to enhance both violence and HIV prevention efforts, and to improve health outcomes for survivors. Despite wide-spread availability of effective HIV medications in the US, the majority of women living with HIV are not accessing life-saving treatment.
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Applicant Webinar on Funding Announcement: “Phase II to Identify and Provide Brief Counseling on Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in PCMH Recognized Health Centers”

This webinar is for interested applicants to learn more and ask any questions about the funding announcement: Improving Health Outcomes Through Violence Prevention: Phase II to Identify and Provide Brief Counseling on Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in Health Centers.
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Improving Health Outcomes through Violence Prevention: Promising Strategies from Community Health Centers

This webinar highlights Phase I of a pilot program to improve health outcomes through IPV prevention in three Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) supported community health centers. Webinar participants will also learn how they can apply to participate in the next phase of this national pilot project. Promising practices, model tools and resources developed by the sites will be shared.
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Leveraging Sports to Help Break the Cycle of Violence

From our Teach Early campaign to our partnership with the mud obstacle event Mudderella, learn more about the ways FUTURES is leveraging sports to help end gender-based violence.
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A Path for Workplace Rights and Freedom from Violence

Join us for 'A Path for Workplace Rights and Freedom from Violence' on November 5-6, 2015.
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