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Innovation on Demand Part 2: Advancing Collaboration during COVID-19 to Protect Children and Families

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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Innovation on Demand Part 1: Implementing Culturally-Responsive and Trauma-Informed Telehealth Services and Family-Centered Practice During COVID-19

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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Strategies to Enhance Employee Resilience and Engagement within Survivor-Serving 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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How Do You Feel About Web Training?

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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Survivor Strategies to Generate Income: Opportunities through Independent Contracting

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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Is Your Relationship Affecting Your Health? General Health Safety Card: Farsi (PDF ONLY)

This 4-panel double-sided tool folds up to the size of a business card (3.5″ x 2″) and was designed for women who speak Farsi receiving health care services, domestic violence services, or services in other community-based settings.
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Is Your Relationship Affecting Your Health? General Health Safety Card: Arabic (PDF ONLY)

This 4-panel double-sided tool folds up to the size of a business card (3.5″ x 2″) and was designed for women who speak Arabic receiving health care services, domestic violence services, or services in other community-based settings.
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Beyond Checking the Boxes: A Discussion on Education Program Evaluations

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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Language Access in Educational Design and Delivery

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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Promoting Employment Opportunities for Survivors of Human Trafficking

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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Information Session: Promoting Employment Opportunities for Survivors of Trafficking Institute

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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Building Sustainable Partnerships between Human Trafficking Services and Workforce Development Programs

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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Job Training and Employment Opportunities for Survivors of Trafficking through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

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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Human Trafficking and Its Impact Employment

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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Building Skills and Obtaining Employment: Understanding Opportunities and Resources Available through Local Workforce Systems

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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Promoting Employment Opportunities for Survivors of Human Trafficking

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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Human Trafficking & Impacts on Employment Opportunities

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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Adult Learning in the Context of Judicial and Law Enforcement Education

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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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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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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What’s Your Agenda? How to Craft Meaningful Agendas

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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Beginning with the End in Mind: Instructional Design Basics

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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Digital Tools

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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Promising Futures: Capacity Assessment for DV/SV Programs for Supporting Children, Youth, and Parents

This webinar will provide an overview of the Promising Futures: Best Practices for Serving Children, Youth, and Parents Experiencing Domestic Violence website and related tools and will discuss a new tool developed by the Vermont Coalition Against Domestic Violence that will help programs assess opportunities for growth and development in their services.
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#Equalby2030: Rethinking Workplace Safety and Security

Join the #Equalby2030: Rethinking Workplace Safety and Security webinar on February 24th to help prevent sexual and domestic violence in the workplace.
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Thanks to Sportswriters Who Speak Out!

A heartfelt thank you to all of the sports writers out there who are speaking out against domestic violence!
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Esta Soler Gives a TEDTalk

Esta Soler's TEDTalk: How We Turned The Tide on Domestic Violence
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Material Index

Health Materials for Patients, Providers, and Advocates

An index of health and domestic violence related materials offered by Futures Without Violence.
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Health Parntership Grantee Spotlight

Since May 2014, the Women's Health Care Clinic (WHCC) and Interval House have launched an inventive new strategy to increase access to health information and health services among victims of domestic violence in the form of an engaging new "Monthly Health Celebration."
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Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day is designed to help improve the health care system’s response to violence by giving medical professionals the information and support they need to help victims and their children.
— Esta Soler,Founder and President of Futures Without Violence
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Sunny Fischer

Sunny Fischer has worked as a philanthropic pioneer and domestic violence leader, beginning as an early domestic violence activist in Evanston, Illinois. She was the Executive Director of The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation from 1992—2013. She was a founding executive director of one of the first private women's foundations in the country, the Sophia Fund, and was the co-founder of the Chicago Foundation for Women.
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Ronald Adrine

Ronald B. Adrine was first elected to the bench of the Cleveland (Ohio) Municipal Court in 1981. He has been re-elected four times without opposition, most recently in 2005. Judge Adrine has served as a member of the Governor's Task Force on Family Violence in Ohio, the Ohio Attorney General Victim's Assistance Advisory Board, the Domestic Violence Task Force of the Ohio Victim's Assistance Advisory Board, and the Ohio Supreme Court's Domestic Violence Task Force.
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Supreme Court: No Guns for Abusers

In 2009 the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the federal ban on gun possession by people convicted of domestic violence misdemeanors.
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Manual

Tools For Improving Maternal Health & Safety in A Multicultural Context

A large collection of materials on domestic violence dynamics, training materials, and public education materials in English and Spanish.
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Family to Family Initiative

In 2005, the Futures Without Violence began concentrated work on the F2F initiative, a program of the Annie E. Casey Foundation that prioritizes the safety of children exposed to domestic violence.
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Enhancing Judicial Skills in Elder Abuse Cases Workshop Program Overview

The National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence (NJIDV offers a four-day, hands-on, highly interactive workshop that will help new and experienced state court and tribal court judges and judicial officers to enhance their skills and ability to respond to cases involving elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
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What can the NHRC provide?

The National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence provides personalized, technical assistance to domestic and sexual violence advocates and to health care practitioners, administrators and systems, students, policy makers, and others at all levels as they improve health care's response to domestic violence.
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Batterer Intervention

Batterer intervention programs (BIPs) have become the preferred way for responding to perpetrators in the domestic violence field. However, the research on their efficacy has been mixed.
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Obama Issues Workplace DV Order

On April 18, 2012, President Obama took a major step to protect the lives of women and men who are federal employees when he issued an order directing all federal agencies to develop a policy to prevent and respond to domestic violence experienced by employees that affects the workplace.
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Few Executives Realize Employees Face Abuse

Seven in ten corporate executives do not perceive domestic violence to be a major issue at their companies, and nearly two in three believe its impact in their workplace is minimal – yet one in four female employees identifies as a victim or survivor of domestic violence, and 22 percent say that they have worked with a colleague who was a victim.
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Promising Futures Launches

We launched a new website called Promising Futures to help advocates and organizations support children and parents facing domestic violence. The website includes a variety of resources including best practices, evaluation tools, research-informed strategies, and more.
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Facts

Human Trafficking and Children: A Fact Sheet

Information and statistics on domestic violence within the Native American/Alaska Native communities including tribal/culturally sensitive topics and jurisdictional problems.
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The Facts on Immigrant Women

Information and statistics on immigrant women, risk factors, and immigration status in relation to domestic violence.
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Creating Safety and Stability for Children

The purpose of this paper is to provide information that can be used by F2F grantees to expand, improve and complement their current practices to respond to families experiencing domestic violence that are in the child welfare system.
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Guidelines

Sample Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Between Home Visitation

The goals of this MOU is to help establish a deeper relationship between home visitation and domestic violence programs and create opportunities to connect pregnant and parenting women to home visitation services.
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Responding to Abuse Against Women with Disabilities

It is critical that health care providers recognize and respond to an expanded definition of domestic violence e when serving women with disabilities.
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Batterer Intervention: Doing the Work and Measuring the Progress

In December 2009, national experts in batterer intervention and domestic violence gathered to discuss how to improve intervention systems and design research that better informs practice. This report summarizes their findings.
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Advocacy Matters: Helping Mothers and Their Children

Many women who have experienced domestic violence are also involved with the child protection system (CPS). Most are poor, and a disproportionate number are women of color, both immigrant and U.S. born.
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When Mom Gets Abused Her Children Suffer Too

This poster was designed for pediatric health care settings and identifies for parents how domestic violence may impact the health of their child.
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Safe Homes, Safe Babies: Perinatal Safety Card

This tool also functions as a prompt for perinatal 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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