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Young Moms Module: Assessment and Safety Planning for Domestic Violence in Home Visitation


Young Moms Module: Assessment and Safety Planning for Domestic Violence in Home Visitation

represents a recent expansion of the Healthy Moms Happy Babies (HMHB) Curriculum and recognizes that the field of home visitation requires new tools to meet the needs …

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Providers, Advocates and Technology for Health and Safety (PATHS) Project

In partnership with Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, the University of Pittsburgh and the Office of Women’s Health, FUTURES is working with 10 communities in Arizona, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and West …

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Respect Effect: Small Actions Make a Big Difference

1 in 3 teens is a victim of dating abuse, …

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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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Disaster Relief: How You Can Help Victims of Domestic & Sexual Violence

Our hearts are aching for those affected by natural disasters …

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Honoring Workers This Labor Day and Ending Sexual Violence

Sexual harassment and sexual violence occur in the workplace at …

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Murder in Charlottesville: Warning Signs Ignored…Again

For those of us who pay attention, it was no …

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Immigration: We Can Balance Support with Security

While many incoming freshmen college athletes are looking ahead and …

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Five Years Since Steubenville: Five Important Lessons

Today marks five years since the highly disturbing sexual assault

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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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Vast Majority of Female Murder Victims Killed By Partners: New CDC Report

Forget “stranger danger.”

More than half of the women murdered …

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Respect Effect: A New Tool for Teen Dating Violence Prevention

Title: Respect Effect: A New Tool for Teen Dating Violence Prevention

Date & Time: August 31st, 1PM ET (12PM CT, 11AM MT, 10AM PT, 9AM AK, 8AM HI) 

Speakers:

Eleanor Davis

Futures Without Violence

Tonjie Reese

Break The Cycle…

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Trauma-informed Approaches to Domestic Violence Exposure, Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resiliency: Opportunities for Early Child Care Providers

Title: Trauma-informed Approaches to Domestic Violence Exposure, Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resiliency: Opportunities for Early Child Care Providers 

Date Recorded: September 7, 2016

This session will explore the latest thinking about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and childhood exposure to domestic …
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Connecting the Dots Between Sports, Gender, and Relationships

This is a guest post from a recent participant of

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Fostering Safer Workplaces

Futures Without Violence along with partners Asian Pacific Institute on

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Ending Violence Against Children Globally

A Pandemic of Violence

Around the world, a child dies …

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All-inclusive Online Tools for Providers and Advocates

As one of the nation’s leading voices on the intersection of health and domestic violence, Futures Without Violence is launching two new websites that are designed to be digital hubs for establishing partnerships between domestic violence agencies and healthcare settings across the country.
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4 Highlights from Sexual Assault Awareness Month

During the month of April, we launched #KeepMeSafe in an …

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May Day: Honoring Our Workers

Today marks May Day—or International Workers Day—sparked in 1886 by …

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How Congress Can Prevent Sexual Violence and Cyberbullying Among K-12 Girls

As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, FUTURES co-hosted a …

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What “Big Little Lies” Got Right About Domestic Violence

I was impressed, and maybe a little surprised, to see …

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#KeepMeSafe

“This will always be the story of my freshman year,

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Advice from a Survivor: Asking for Help

Help is something that’s hard to ask for. It’s not …

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Futures Without Violence Leads Cooperative Effort to Address Domestic Violence and Child Maltreatment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

Futures Without Violence Leads Cooperative Effort to Address Domestic Violence and Child Maltreatment

The five-year project aims to improve outcomes for children and families that experience domestic violence

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Uber Isn’t Unique When It Comes to Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Shock, dismay, anger – my social media was buzzing about …

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This is What Youth Activism Looks Like

If there is one thing that every kid in America …

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What’s the Dish?: Teen DV Month Last Minute Call to Action Menu

Date: This event has already occurred. Access a recording of it or a PDF of the slides.

Description: 

Calling all procrastinators! Not yet sure yet what you will be doing with your school, community, or your young people for …

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Webinar: What’s the Dish?: Teen DV Month Last Minute Call to Action Menu

That's Not Cool has partnered with Break the Cycle, and loveisrespect to present you with our full menu of planned events, activities, tools, and content for Teen DV Month 2017.
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Pink Hats and a Teachable Moment

“Why is everyone wearing a pink hat?” the woman asked …

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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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Context and Practice: Trauma-Informed Approaches to Building Affirming Environments for LGBTQ + Youth

Title: Context and Practice: Trauma-Informed Approaches to Building Affirming Environments for LGBTQ+ Youth

Date Recorded: August 24, 2016

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FUTURES Testifies on Need to Address Women, Gender when fighting Violent Extremism

FUTURES Senior Policy Advocate Leila Milani spoke to a packed congressional meeting room November 3 on ways to reduce violent extremism and promote women’s rights and safety.
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Rethinking Discipline

 

For students to learn and grow, educators recognize the need for positive relationships and interactions among students, teachers, and other adults. Students need learning environments that address their social and emotional health as well as their academic needs.

To …

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The Developing Brain

Adolescence is a time of a tremendous development and transition. Middle schoolers are not only experiencing physical changes associated with puberty, but they are also experiencing social and emotional challenges tied to adolescent brain development.

Advances in the science of …

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Preventing Bullying and Violence

Bullying is a serious issue in the U.S. experienced by 30-45% of youth either as a victim, bully or both(1). During the transition from elementary school to middle school, bullying increases as students work to position themselves with their peers …

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The Whole School Approach

A whole school approach
is cohesive and collaborative action by a school community that is being strategically and continually constructed to improve student learning, behavior and wellbeing. Every school has different needs and starting points. The whole school approach is …

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Middle School Matters

There is no silver bullet, no single message, program or curriculum to prevent bullying, social isolation and violence. Schools can make great progress by focusing on developing a compassionate and informed staff, supportive school and district leadership, and data driven …

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Holidays can be stressful for kids who witness domestic violence

“It was the day after Thanksgiving last year, when I …

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Trauma-Informed Care for Refugees and Children

Title: Trauma-Informed Care for Refugees and Children

Date Recorded: November 16, 2016

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To access additional information,visit NHCVA.org.


Objectives:
By the end of this webinar participants will

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2017 NCHDV Call for Abstracts: Ask the Experts

Title: 2017 NCHDV Call for Abstracts: Ask the Experts

Date Recorded: November 17, 2016

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The 2017 National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence will highlight …

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Compassion Fatigue & Self-Care for Individuals and Organizations

Title: Compassion Fatigue & Self-Care for Individuals and Organizations

Date/Time:  November 16th, 2016

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FUTURES Has a New Resource That May Work For You!

When I first met Ari, we were freshman in college- …

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What I learned from leading a girls empowerment group in Zambia

I was a community development volunteer in rural Zambia for …

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The Ambassador Toolkit: Take Action Against Teen Dating Violence

FUTURES’ award-winning, national public education initiative That’s Not Cool has

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