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Addressing Domestic Violence in Home Visitation Settings

This webinar will help home visitors understand how to screen, refer, and document these activities as part of routine programming.
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Strengthening Health Care-Based Domestic Violence Programs through Evaluation: Part 1

This webinar will address the importance of understanding and developing quality improvement measures and annual goals, where and how efforts should be targeted, alignment with organizational priorities, and overall program improvement.
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Strengthening Health Care-Based Domestic Violence Programs through Evaluation: Part 2

Building on Part 1, this webinar will focus on validated tools designed to evaluate the integration of a healthcare-based response to domestic violence, and measure physician preparedness to support patients experiencing DV.
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Addressing Domestic Violence within Home Visitation Settings: Children Exposed to Domestic Violence & Its Impact on Parenting

This webinar will introduce the issue of adults’ childhood experiences with violence. We will discuss the role of the home visitor in talking with parents about their childhood experiences.
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Promoting Healthy Teen Relationships: Preventing Teen Dating Violence

Specific clinic interventions will be featured and tools and resources for health care providers, teachers and parents will also be shared.
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Shifting the Paradigm: Building Program Capacity to Effectively Serve Mothers and their Children

This webinar will discuss how programs can begin to assess and build capacity to effectively provide holistic services for women and their children in a deliberate and coordinated way.
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A Survivor’s Journey: Understanding the Health Impact of Abuse and Paths to Promote Wellness

This webinar will explore the health impact of abuse from the experience of one survivor of violence, and discover how she learned to become proactive in her healthcare.
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Group Work with Mothers Experiencing Domestic Violence and their Children in Wisconsin

In this webinar, participants will learn what focus groups with battered mothers and children/youth exposed to domestic violence revealed about the impact of domestic abuse on family relationships.
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Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships – Influencers

This webinar discusses results from a four-year, multi-million dollar initiative on engaging and educating influencers of young adolescents, particularly parents/caregivers and older teens, on healthy relationships and teen dating violence prevention.
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Redefining Safety Planning in the Context of Reproductive Coercion

This webinar will explore successes and barriers that reproductive coercion programs encountered and discuss promising practices based on their experiences.
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Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships – Social Marketing

Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships - Lessons from a four-year, multi-million dollar initiative on utilizing social marketing and communications to engage communities and change social norms around healthy relationships and teen dating violence prevention.
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Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships – In- and Out -of-School Settings

This webinar will review results from a multi-million dollar initiative on working in- and out-of-schools to educate and engage middle school students on healthy relationship promotion and teen dating violence prevention
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What Domestic Violence Advocates Need to Know About How New Health Policy Changes Can Help Survivors of Domestic Violence

This webinar will provide a basic overview of the new health policy changes that support screening and response to domestic violence (DV) by health care providers.
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Building A Health Care Response to Human Trafficking

Health care providers need education about the prevalence and dynamics of trafficking and how to effectively assess and intervene on behalf of trafficked victims.
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Extended ACA Enrollment Period and Hardship Exemptions for Victims of Domestic Violence

This webinar will offer advocates information about the enrollment extension, as well as information about how survivors can access a "hardship" exemption to avoid paying penalties if they are not able to enroll this year.
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Better Coalitions: 8 Steps to Building and Maintaining Collaborative Networks that Support Our Children’s Safety

This web conference will provide leaders with practical support for skillfully managing the dynamic tension that commonly arises when people collaborate and networks whose members have varying perspectives, skills, and mandates.
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The NJ and NY Initiatives on DV Advocates Co-Located in Local Child Protective Offices

To improve safety for families experiencing both DV and child maltreatment, many states are now piloting collaborative initiatives with the co-location of DV advocates into child protection.
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Manual

Making the Connection: Intimate Partner Violence and Public Health

This PowerPoint training and education tool distills the most recent data and promising practices on the health impact of violence on maternal child health, mental health, injury prevention, children and adolescents, and more.
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Facts

The Facts on Preventing Violence Against Women and Children

Information and statistics on how violence against women and children is pervasive, harms from victimization or exposure, crime and incarceration of youth, and exposure to domestic violence.
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The Facts on Children’s Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence

Information and statistics on children's exposure to intimate partner violence.
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Understanding Teen Dating Violence

Teen dating fact sheet summarizing what teen dating violence is, why it's a problem, who is at risk, who it affect health, how can we prevent it, and how does the CDC approach prevention.
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Policy Paper

Stop Abuse for Every (SAFE) Teen Act: Teen Dating Violence is an Education Issue

Teen dating violence is pervasive and results in poor physical and mental health, lower academic achievement, truancy and school drop-out.
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Report

Application of Protection Remedies For Victims of Domestic Abuse, Human Trafficking, and Crime Under U.S. Law

This paper will give an overview of the current status of applicability of self petitions and T-Visas for victims of human trafficking.
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Building and Strengthening Health Care-Based Domestic Violence Programs Resource List

Listing of Guidelines, State Statutes and Reporting Policies , Program Development, Health Care Professional Training, Evaluation, Tools and Materials, Reference Books, IOM, Recommendations, Employee Assistance, and Position Statements.
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Breaking the Cycle: Fathering After Violence, Curriculum Guidelines and Tools for Batterer Intervention Programs

The Batterer Intervention Program curriculum guidelines and tools presented in this document are part of a larger effort to engage all men – both non-violent men and those who have used violence.
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Policy Brief: Summary of Provisions to Address Overlaop of Domestic Violence and Child Abuse in CAPTA/FVPSA Reauthorization

In 2010 President Obama signed into the law The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) Reauthorization. CAPTA is the only law dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect.
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Understanding Evidence Part 1: Best Available Research Evidence, A Guide to the Continuum of Evidence Effectiveness

This document aims to explain the purpose and meaning of the Continuum of Evidence of Effectiveness, a tool that was developed to facilitate a common understanding in the field of violence prevention.
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Manual

Preventing Family Violence: Lessons Learned from the Community Engagement Initiative

This handbook describes strategies for achieving the goals and lessons learned by the Community Engagement groups.
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Report

Preventing Family Violence: Community Engagement Makes a Difference

This report looks at some of the lessons learned from community-based efforts to counter family violence. The bulk of the report focuses on five key goals that emerged from the FVPF’s survey, goals that are critical to family violence prevention efforts.
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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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The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study

The ACE Study is ongoing collaborative between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Kaiser Permanente. It reveals staggering proof of the health, social, and economic risks that result from childhood trauma.
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Hanging Out or Hooking Up Poster

The poster identifies aspects of both healthy and unhealthy relationships, encourages talking to a healthcare provider if the reader or someone they know has questions or is experiencing abuse.
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Brochure

Hanging Out or Hooking Up: Teen Safety Card

The card challenges all teens to consider how their boyfriend/girlfriend treats them, identifying dynamics of healthy relationships and signs that may indicate abuse.
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Intimate Partner Violence in Immigrant and Refugee Communities: Challenges, Promising Practices, and Recommendations

Information on the challenges, prevention and treatment of intimate partner violence (IPV) in immigrant and refugee communities.
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Brochure

We Are Worthy: American Indian/Alaska Native Safety Card

We Are Worthy is a safety card for women and girls of reproductive age who live in Alaska, including those from Alaska Native villages.
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Good Solutions Solve Multiple Problems: Addressing the Links Between Multiple Forms of Violence

This webinar will describe how one type of violence can lead to other forms, and will present cross-cutting solutions that prevent childhood trauma and simultaneously address multiple forms of violence.
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Tribal Laws: Protecting the Sacredness of Our Children

This webinar will assist OJJDP grantees in answering the following questions; how can Tribal codes and laws be formulated to protect children?
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Lessons Learned from Abusive Men on the Journey to Nonviolence

This webinar will present two important publications related to men who have used violence in their relationships.
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Manual

Delphi Instrument for Hospital-Based Domestic Violence Programs

This instrument can be used for a variety of purposes including benchmarking, assessment, and research/evaluation.
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Building a Domestic Violence Health Care Response in Indian Country

A 2008 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report on health and violence found that 39 percent of Native women reported that they were victims of intimate partner violence.
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DVD

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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Manual

Coaching Boys into Men Playbook (International)

This playbook provides teachable moments that illustrate ways coaches can role model and promote healthy choices and relationships among youth.
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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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Sex, Relationships, and Respect on Campus Safety Card

This safety card is designed for college-aged women and men. The card details the high prevalence of sexual assaults on campus and defines consent.
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Manual

Lessons from Literature Complete Classroom Manual

Lessons from Literature is an innovative program that calls on English teachers to bring violence awareness and prevention into your classroom.
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Promoting Resiliency Infographic

Protective factors that promote healing and resiliency in children exposed to violence.
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Domestic, dating, and sexual violence are costly and pervasive problems in the U.S., causing victims, as well as witnesses and bystanders, in every community to suffer incalculable pain and loss.

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