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Guest Post: Tips and Resources for Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

Guest blogger Barri Rosenbluth shares her tips and resources for spreading awareness during National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month.
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Leveraging Social Media to Talk to Teens About Dating Violence

We're sharing our social media tips for talking to teens about dating violence and abuse.
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How to Talk to Teens About Dating Violence

Resources for parents to help guide conversations with their teens about dating violence and digital abuse.
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Hanging Out or Hooking Up: A Train the Trainers Curriculum on Responding to Adolescent Relationship Abuse

This curriculum has been developed to assist heath care providers in enhancing their skills working with youth to promote healthy relationships, assess for and respond to adolescent relationship abuse.
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Open Enrollment AND Beyond: How the Affordable Care Act can help patients experiencing domestic and interpersonal violence

This webinar covers key steps and strategies for how to help clients enroll in healthcare and understand the domestic violence provisions in the Affordable care act.
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Building Stronger Collaborations With Domestic Violence Agencies and Addressing Programmatic Barriers to Screening

This webinar discusses the recently updated "Healthy Moms, Happy Babies" curriculum created by FUTURES.
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FUTURES and Macy’s Announce Winners of 2014 National RESPECT! Challenge

FUTURES and Macy’s announced the winners of the 2014 RESPECT! Challenge, an online contest that celebrates every day role models and heroes. One national grand prize winner and 12 regional winners will receive a total of $40,000 to donate to a nonprofit or school of their choice.
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FUTURES Launches Campaign to Prevent Violence Among American Indian/Alaska Native Communities

FUTURES announces the launch of "Strengthen Families, Prevent Violence" campaign to prevent early exposure to violence among American Indian/Alaska Native Communities.
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Guest Blog Post: This International Human Rights Day Let’s Talk About Violence Against Women

Guest blogger Kendra Tappin discusses the importance of creating an open dialogue about the prevention of global gender-based violence.
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Defending Childhood Initiative in Indian Country

As part of the Defending Childhood Initiative, FUTURES is proud to partner with two sites doing culturally specific work in Native American communities. Learn more!
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FUTURES Responds to Decision to Overturn NFL Ban for Ray Rice Following Allegations of Domestic Violence

FUTURES responds to decision to overturn Ray Rice NFL ban after allegations of domestic abuse.
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Guest Blog Post: Exploring the Intersection Between Domestic Violence and HIV

On World Aids Day, guest blogger Surabhi Kukke explores the intersection between domestic violence and HIV.
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Two More Days to Enter the RESPECT! Challenge

Only two more days to enter the RESPECT! Challenge for a chance to win 10k for the nonprofit or school of your choice. Who do you want to thank for teaching you respect?
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FUTURES’ Response to IRS Tax Exceptions for Domestic Violence Survivors

FUTURES' response and recommendations regarding the IRS and Department of Treasury provisions outlining tax credits for health insurance for domestic violence survivors.
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Insurance Discrimination Against Victims of Domestic Violence

Authored by Terry L. Fromson (Managing Attorney, Women’s Law Project) and Nancy Durborow, MS (Consultant, Futures Without Violence), this 31-page report highlights the discriminatory practices of some insurance companies that penalize domestic violence victims who seek coverage and the recent …

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Tools for Connecting the Dots: Latest Research and Innovative Strategies Honoring Linkages Between Multiple Forms of Violence

How are different forms of violence connected? What would it take to prevent multiple forms of violence in one effort? This webinar explores the links between multiple forms of violence.
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New updates on how the Affordable Care Act can help patients experiencing domestic and interpersonal violence

This webinar provides a basic overview of the coverage requirements in the Affordable Care Act and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force’s “B” recommendation for screening and intervention for domestic violence (DV).
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6 Ways You Can Help Prevent Domestic Violence Every Day of the Year

Domestic Violence Awareness month is coming to an end, but that doesn't mean our efforts should stop in October. Six things you can do to help prevent domestic and sexual violence 365 days a year.
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Review of Interventions for Children Exposed to Violence

Comprehensive Review of Interventions for Children Exposed to Violence.
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An Extraordinary Year With Mudderella!

Wrapping up the 2014 Mudderella event year! Over the course of the year, the seven Mudderella events held across the nation this season drew over 50,000 participants and volunteers and raised over $200,000 dollars for FUTURES.
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Incorporating a Trauma Informed Approach to Social Emotional Learning in Diverse Community Settings

Webinar about Incorporating a Trauma Informed Approach to Social Emotional Learning in Diverse Community Settings.
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FUTURES and Macy’s Launch Third Annual RESPECT! Challenge

SAN FRANCISCO (October 15, 2014) – The RESPECT! Challenge, a national social media contest developed by Futures Without Violence and Macy’s, launches today to celebrate mentors and role models throughout the U.S. The third annual contest and campaign invites the public to identify positive examples of people who have taught them respect.
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From Associates to Allies: Forging Public Sector Partnerships that Prevent Violence

Webinar shares advice on how local government can boost your efforts to prevent gang violence, child abuse, bullying, and other forms of violence.
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Traditional Cultural Mentoring for Native Children and Youth

Webinar recording about using traditional cultural mentoring as a strength-based approach to working with Native children and youth.
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Kicking Off Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Here at FUTURES, October connotes more than pumpkin spice lattes and trick-or-treaters. It’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month—a nationally-recognized effort to take a stand against gender-based violence.
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Reproductive Coercion: Interference with Contraception and Pregnancy Planning

Thank you for completing the free online course, Reproductive Coercion: Interference with Contraception and Pregnancy Planning. Please see below for a list of resources and tools mentioned in the course.

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Intimate Partner Violence and Perinatal Programs

Thank you for completing the free online course, Intimate Partner Violence and Perinatal Programs. Please see below for a list of resources and tools mentioned in the course.

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Intimate Partner Violence, Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Safer Partner Notification

Thank you for completing the free online course, Intimate Partner Violence, Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Safer Partner Notification. Please see below for a list of resources and tools mentioned in the course.

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Mandatory Reporting for Intimate Partner Violence: Using a Trauma-informed Approach

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Intimate Partner Violence: Considerations for Emergency and Urgent Care Settings

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Intimate Partner Violence: The Role of the Pediatric Provider

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2014 RESPECT! Challenge Captains

Meet the 2014 RESPECT! Challenge Captains!
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Let’s Call ‘Time Out’ on Domestic Violence

FUTURES weighs in about domestic violence in the NFL and other professional sports leagues.
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Webinar: From Associates to Allies: Forging Public Sector Partnerships that Prevent Violence

Join us for a webinar on how local government can boost your efforts to prevent gang violence, child abuse, bullying, and other forms of violence.
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Children and Domestic Violence Public Policy

Domestic violence rarely has only one victim. Children are often present when their mothers are beaten by husbands or boyfriends–slightly more than half of female victims of domestic violence live in households with children under age twelve. In fact, studies

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20 Year Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act

Celebrating the 20 year anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act, the first piece of legislation to address domestic violence at a federal level.
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Webinar

Supporting Our Troops’ Families: The Impact of Family Violence on Military Families

This webinar will explore the intersection of military service and family violence, and provide guidance for health care providers in both military and civilian settings who care for military families.
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From Associates to Allies: Forging Public Sector Partnerships that Prevent Violence

This webinar shares advice on how local government can boost your efforts to prevent gang violence, child abuse, bullying, and other forms of violence.
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Domestic Violence, Adolescent Relationship Abuse and Mandatory Reporting in California

When considering integrating domestic violence assessment and response into healthcare visits, providers and domestic violence advocates often raise valid concerns about mandatory reporting and confidentiality.
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Awards & Recognitions

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Project Connect has changed me, changed my approach to public health. I see the connections and how violence left unaddressed undermines each new effort to promote health.
— Project Connect provider in Iowa
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Hanging Out or Hooking Up?

For one in five U.S. teen girls, the most vivid memories of high school will not be her junior prom or a favorite history teacher. Instead,20% of teen girls will remember the physical abuse inflicted by someone they were dating.
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7 Reasons Employers Should Address Domestic Violence

Why employers should address domestic and sexual abuse in the workplace.
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How can home visitors help the women in my program?

A look at different home visitation program elements and resources for starting your own.
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The Facts on the Violence Against Women Act

Domestic and sexual violence is a health care problem and one of the most significant social determinants of health for women and girls.
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Workplace Resources

Information, resources, partnership and guidance in developing innovative and collaborative prevention programs, including development resources for employers and health care providers.
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Jacquelyn Campbell

Jacquelyn C. Campbell, PhD, RN is the Anna D. Wolf Chair and Professor in the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing with a joint appointment in the Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is also the National Program Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars Program.
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Ruth Wooden

Ruth A. Wooden served as President of Public Agenda from August, 2003—December, 2010. Founded in 1975 by former Secretary of State Cyrus Vance and social scientist and author Daniel Yankelovich, Public Agenda works to help average citizens better understand critical …

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Realizing the Promise of Home Visitation

This guide will help policy makers and advocates build a strong national policy framework to maximize the effectiveness and reach of early childhood home visiting programs.
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RESPECT! Campaign

The RESPECT! Campaign promotes healthy relationships through positive role modeling and respect education by providing parents, teachers, coaches, and other role models with tools and resources necessary to teach young people about respect in relationships.

In 2012, FUTURES and …

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