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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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Turning Pain Into Power: Trafficking Survivor’s Perspectives On Early Intervention Strategies

As part of this research report, interviews were conducted with 21 survivors of human trafficking. The research, importantly, confirmed our hypothesis that for some trafficked victims, as for victims of domestic violence, health care was a potential missed opportunity for early intervention.
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Reflections from the Field: DV Specialized Positions

This document is a reflection of the discussions that occurred at that Exploring the Role of Specialized Positions in Child Welfare and Domestic Violence Collaborations (Specialized Positions Meeting) and literature reviews.
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Community Self Assesment Tool

This Community Self-Assessment Tool is designed to assist child protection, domestic violence, mental health or juvenile court systems to communicate more effectively.
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Collaborating To Help Trafficking Survivors: Emerging Issues And Practice Pointers

This manual is for those committed to assisting trafficking survivors, especially sexual assault and domestic violence advocates and their allies in the criminal and legal systems who have basic knowledge of the trafficking assistance process.
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Building The Rhythm Of Change: Developing Leadership And Improving Services Within The Battered Rural Immigrant Women’s Community

This manual is geared primarily toward domestic violence service providers focused on advancing the rights of battered immigrant women and improving their access to services.
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Breaking the Silence: A Training Manual for Activists, Counselors, and Latina Organizers

This manual is for domestic violence service providers, activists, counselors and others focused on advancing the rights of battered immigrant women.
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Nobody Deserves to be Abused

This poster was designed specifically for health care settings and encourages women to talk to their health care providers about domestic violence.
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Feeling Alone? Don’t Know Who to Talk To?

This poster was developed for use in all health care settings to encourage patients to talk to their providers about domestic violence.
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Are You Tired of Making Excuses for Him?

This poster was designed for use in health care settings and encourages patients to talk to their health care providers about domestic violence.
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Screen to End Abuse

The Screen to End Abuse DVD includes five clinical vignettes demonstrating techniques for assessing and responding to domestic violence in primary care settings.
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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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Digital Tools

Danger Assessment Tool

The Danger Assessment instrument helps women at risk learn their level of danger and to train domestic violence advocates, law enforcement, and health care professionals in measuring and warning danger levels.
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Challenges to Task Force Recommendations on Screening for Abuse

Leading medical and domestic violence experts challenged the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force’s conclusion that there is insufficient evidence to screen patients for domestic violence.
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The Ask, Validate, Document, Refer (AVDR) Tutorial for Dentists

This DVD provides a brief, interactive learning experience to help dental professionals and dental students respond to domestic violence.
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Dental Folio

This document includes an overview of clinical signs of domestic violence, routine assessment, documentation, and intervention, a fact sheet, national resource list, and more.
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Awaiting Instructions Poster

Men — as fathers, brothers, coaches, teachers, uncles and mentors — are in a unique position to prevent domestic violence through action and conversation.
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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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Webinar

Session 3: Promoting Workforce Wellness and Resilience (2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance)

Title: Session 3: Promoting Workforce Wellness and Resilience (2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance)

Date: Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

Time: 11:00am Pacific/2:00pm Eastern

Registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Kpn3zIIWQ72PPlR7qufDTA

Spanish and American Sign Language interpretation &

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Session 2: Increasing Access to Support Services for Survivors (2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance)

Title: Session 2: Increasing Access to Support Services for Survivors (2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance)

Date: Tuesday, January 11th, 2022

Time: 11:00am Pacific/2:00pm Eastern

Registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_MAbcBsgaRNOsa9ukp7VDGg

Spanish and American Sign Language

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2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance, Session 1: Partnerships, Practices, Policies and Products to Support COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units for Survivors

Title: 2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance, Session 1: Partnerships, Practices, Policies and Products to Support COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units for Survivors

Date: Tuesday, December 7th, 2021

Time: 11:00am Pacific/2:00pm …

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Survivors of Violence and Abuse Will Get Life-Saving Services Because Senate Passed VOCA Fix Act Today

 

The VOCA Fix Bill (S. 611)

 

The Victim of Crime Act’s (VOCA) Crime Victims Fund (CVF) is a non-taxpayer source of …

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HCADV Day 2021: Discussing the impact of COVID-19 and other public health emergencies on survivor health, community health, and looking towards new collaborative prevention efforts

Title: HCADV Day 2021: Discussing the impact of COVID-19 and other public health emergencies on survivor health, community health, and looking towards new collaborative prevention efforts

Date: Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Time: 10:00am Pacific/1:00pm Eastern – duration 1 hour

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Healing-Centered Approaches to Addressing Adolescent Relationship Abuse and Trafficking for School-Based Health Centers Learning Collaborative

Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation is excited to announce that we are partnering with School-Based Health Alliance to offer a six-session learning collaborative for adolescent-serving school-based health centers (SBHCs) on Healing-Centered Approaches to Addressing Relationship Abuse and Trafficking!
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New Biden Administration Policy Helps Immigrant Survivors Access A Pathway to Safety

Elizabeth, many girls and women often travel in darkness to water sources so they can return before sunrise. During this time, they are more susceptible to violence and sexual assault. In Zambia and other countries, girls know there is a risk of rape every time they leave their homes to fetch water. But neglecting their water collecting duties, or waiting until a safer hour of the day, are not choices these women are allowed to make.
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Child Tax Credit Resources

The Child Tax Credit and Domestic Violence

The Child Tax Credit provides critical support to survivors of domestic violence. Read more in the policy brief below:

 

 

Sign on Letter: Calling on Congress for CTC Permanency and the Inclusion

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Wendy Mota

Program Manager, Children & Youth Team

Wendy Mota, M.S., is a program manager on the Children’s & Youth Team, at Futures Without Violence. She provides practice coaching and technical assistance to professionals & organizations across the nation regarding child welfare …

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Health Center Protocols to Address IPV and HT

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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At FUTURES, our Policy and Advocacy team works hard in concert with grassroots advocacy to support legislation that serves our mission of uplifting survivors, and prevention of violence. You can help and join the grassroots effort to bring systemic
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Supporting Family Resiliency through Relationships with Animals Part 2: Sheltering Animals & Families Together (SAF-T)® – Actionable Insights from the Field

Part 2: Sheltering Animals & Families Together (SAF-T)®– Actionable Insights from the Field

This webinar is second in a three-part series. To learn more about Supporting Family Resiliency through Relationships with Animals and register for Parts

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Supporting Family Resiliency Through Relationships with Animals Webinar Series

 

Supporting Family Resiliency through Relationships with Animals: A 3-part webinar series for programs working with families who have experienced  domestic violence

Hosted by Promising Futures, a project of Futures Without Violence in partnership with Sheltering Animals & Families Together

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Survivors of Violence and Abuse Will Get Life-Saving Services Because Senate Passed VOCA Fix Act Today

 

The VOCA Fix Bill (S. 611)

 

The Victim of Crime Act’s (VOCA) Crime Victims Fund (CVF) is a non-taxpayer source of …

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Stop Domestic/Sexual Violence & Child Abuse During the COVID-19 Pandemic

 

Support the Domestic Violence Response Fund

On Giving Tuesday, Futures Without Violence with support from The Allstate Foundation, launched the Call For Courage social media campaign to continue to …

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Building Back Better

Policy and Program Recommendations for the Biden – Harris Administration

 

Building Back Better for Children and Families: Recommendations to the New Administration to Address Child Trauma and Prevent Violence

The events of 2020 have brought pain and hardship to …

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promoting employment opportunities for survivors of trafficking

The Promoting Employment Opportunities for Survivors of Trafficking (PEOST) Training and Technical Assistance Project, in cooperation with the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), aims to increase access to quality educational and employment opportunities for survivors of human trafficking. In …

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Collaborative Strategies and Tools to Meet the Needs of Survivors of Human Trafficking

Title:  Collaborative Strategies and Tools to Meet the Needs of Survivors of Human Trafficking

Date:  August 22, 2019

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Click here to access the power point slides.

Closed captioning script.

Upcoming training

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Supporting Survivors at the Intersection of Immigration and Child Welfare

This webinar will discuss the current research about detention and the importance of trauma-informed approaches for survivors and their children. Presenters will discuss guidelines for child welfare to support family reunification when a parent is in detention and share how COVID-19 has affected immigrant families who are involved with child welfare. They will highlight the importance of enhanced safety planning to make sure immigrant survivors know their rights and can access help.
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Aging with Respect is an intervention addressing elder abuse, neglect and intimate partner violence with those later in life.  It is developed for those patients/clients with agency and capacity in non-crisis, non-emergency situations that provides information about healthy and safe

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Virtual Hill Briefing – Preventing and Addressing Elder Abuse during COVID-19

Title: Preventing and Addressing Elder Abuse during COVID-19

Date: Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

Time: 12-1:00pm Eastern/ 9-10:00am Pacific

Registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3MEKmvAORpCxtuVrPog2Wg

Virtual Hill Briefing Convened by National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse, Elder Justice Coalition, Alzheimer’s Association and the …

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Hope for a Country in Which All Women & Children Can Thrive

This is a great and important day for America – …

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August 9-15, 2020 is National Health Center Week!

August 9-15, 2020 is National Health Center Week, which aims to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of federally-funded community health centers over the past five decades. Community health centers are community-based and patient-directed organizations that deliver care …

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Audrie and Daisy – Discussion Guide for Parents

“Audrie was so large in life, she was a great athlete, great musician, good student, good kid. And then she was gone… We had to do something. We are giving a voice to our daughter, we have to so nobody

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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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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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for supporting a future without violence!

Click HERE to get your FACT SHEET on guns and domestic violence

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