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Home Visitation Curriculum: Second Edition

Healthy Moms, Happy Babies 2nd Edition incorporates more support for home visitors to have conversations around healthy relationships and trauma with their patients. View and download this toolkit today!
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Guest Post: Raising Awareness of Abuse in Later Life

Bonnie Brandl and Chic Dabby highlight the widespread, but often hidden problem of elder abuse.
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5 Reasons To Do A Mudderella Event in 2015!

The top five reasons you should participate in a Mudderella event in 2015!
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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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Guest Blog Post: Engaging the Health Care Community to End Human Trafficking

January is National Human Trafficking and Slavery Prevention Month, and an ideal time to create a dialogue about this serious issue. Commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking have severe adverse effects on the health, development, well being, and human rights of vulnerable young people in the United States and globally.
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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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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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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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Impact of Adolescent Relationship Abuse: Promoting Anticipatory Guidance for Safe and Healthy Relationships

Thank you for completing the free online course, Impact of Adolescent Relationship Abuse: Promoting Anticipatory Guidance for Safe and Healthy Relationships. Please see below for a list of resources and tools mentioned in the course.

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2014 RESPECT! Challenge Captains

Meet the 2014 RESPECT! Challenge Captains!
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Resources for Working with Immigrant Women

Resource list including bilingual materials
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Join the Health Professionals Student and Faculty Network

As a student committed to health care excellence, we invite you to join our national initiative by participating in these action steps.
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Trauma Informed Care: The Role of the Health Care Provider

Webinar participants will learn how programs and services can be designed to be more supportive, avoid re-traumatization, address the consequences of trauma in the individual, and facilitate healing.
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Promoting Wellness: Incorporating Health Care into Advocacy

Olga Trujillo, an attorney, speaker, author & survivor, will illustrate through her own experience of violence and coping, how she discovered the importance of becoming proactive in her health care.
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Awards & Recognitions

Learn more about our awards and recognitions.
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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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Increased Vigilance on College Sexual Assaults

Nearly one in five women in college nationwide will be victims sexual assault in college.
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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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Women Under the Gun

As the 20th anniversary of The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) approaches this September, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing entitled “VAWA Next Steps: Protecting Women from Gun Violence."
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Bill Delahunt

Bill Delahunt served in the United States Congress from 1997 to 2011, representing the Tenth Congressional District of Massachusetts—which includes Cape Cod, the Islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, and the South Shore. He has a distinguished career in public service and law enforcement and currently serves as Chairman and Founder of the Delahunt Group.
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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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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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Using Social Media to Increase Awareness

These shareable graphic ads can support your marketing for upcoming health/DV trainings or efforts, or help get the conversation started.
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Working with Battered Immigrant Women: A Handbook to Make Services Accessible

This handbook is an essential resource for advocates and volunteers at shelters, legal assistance programs, and others seeking to improve services to battered immigrant women.
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Teach Early

In 2015, FUTURES teamed up with the Ad Council to launch a public service announcement and website encouraging caregivers, teachers, and other mentors in the community to talk to boys about violence against women. Men and boys play …

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Futures Celebrates International Day of the Girl (10/11)

We applaud the United Nations for recognizing the value of girls and declaring October 11th the International Day of the Girl. Every girl deserves to live an empowered life free of discrimination, abuse, economic disparities, and violence.
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About the President: Esta Soler

An expert on violence against women and children, Esta Soler founded Futures Without Violence over 30 years ago and transformed it into one of the world’s leading violence prevention agencies. Futures Without Violence has set the pace for innovative educational programs, public education campaigns, policy development, and leadership training designed to prevent and end violence against women and children worldwide.
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Health e-Bulletin

Archive of the Health E-Bulletin issues.
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Macy’s Thank-a-Mom Challenge a Success!

You helped us raise thousands of dollars sending thousands of Mother’s Day e-cards, and for that we say THANK YOU!
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Announcing the Winners of the 2014 Break The Silence Awards!

Futures Without Violence announced Betsy McCandless Break The Silence Awards, which supports college campaigns and activities that encourage survivors, allies, and bystanders to take action or speak out against gender-based violence on campus.
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President Obama Addresses Human Trafficking

President Obama delivered a moving speech before the Global Clinton Initiative vowing to crack down on the widespread practice of human trafficking calling it, “one of the greatest human rights causes of our time.”
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Human Trafficking: A Hidden Problem

Human Trafficking is a problem in the U.S.. Learn about the Victims Protection Act of 2000, similarities to intimate partner violence, and how you can help.
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Futures’ Work to Engage Men Highlighted During Capitol Hill Briefing

Congressional staffers packed a House of Representatives hearing room to learn more about important and effective programs to engage men and boys in the work of ending violence against women.
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IPV Screening and Counseling Toolkit

Puzzled by all the details in new health care laws that benefit millions of women and girls? We’re here to help.
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Futures Awards

A history of awards our organization, programs, and campaigns have won since 1982.
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Tools For Developing Public Education Material

We have created materials to educate the public in general about the effects of violence on maternal health. Read here about how we have created and used audio dramas and posters.
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Teaming up with Avon Foundation for The Communications X-Change

Futures Without Violence will work with the Avon Foundation for Women to create The Communications X-Change, the first interactive global hub for international communications materials that will promote efforts to end domestic and gender-based violence around the world.
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Campus Leadership Program

In May, 2014 we brought our inaugural Campus Leaders Fellowship program (2013-2014) to a close.
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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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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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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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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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IVAWA Summary

Download this IVAWA Summary fact sheet to learn more about the International Violence Against Women Act.
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Sample Guidelines for Clinical Assessment and Intervention

This protocol is intended to assist medical professionals in complying with standards and thus improving service to this group of patients.
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Accountability and Connection with Abusive Men: A New Child Protection Response to Increasing Family Safety

This guidebook captures a decade of research and practice wisdom on strategies for intervening with and engaging men in the context of child protection. It is a resource for anyone working with families in the child protection system.
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16 Trauma-Informed, Evidence-Based Tips for Advocates

Recommendations and tips to help guide IPV advocates in their daily work with mothers and families.
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