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Simple Actions You Can Take to Help End Teen Dating Violence

FUTURES' Sarah Hyde gives us some easy actions to take to promote healthy relationships during Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.
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Violence Against Women Act

Learn more about the Violence Against Women Act.
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Sex, Relationships, and Respect on Campus Guide for Addressing Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence in Campus Health Settings

The Who’s Got Your Back: Guide for Addressing Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence in Campus Health Settings handbook provides strategies, tools and resources for providers, staff and students working in campus based health settings to incorporate intimate partner and sexual violence prevention and response into their work.
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Addressing the Effects of Violence and Abuse to Improve the Health Outcomes of Women Living with HIV

The intersections between HIV and gender based violence are critical to address when trying to enhance both violence and HIV prevention efforts, and to improve health outcomes for survivors. Despite wide-spread availability of effective HIV medications in the US, the majority of women living with HIV are not accessing life-saving treatment.
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Applicant Webinar on Funding Announcement: “Phase II to Identify and Provide Brief Counseling on Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in PCMH Recognized Health Centers”

This webinar is for interested applicants to learn more and ask any questions about the funding announcement: Improving Health Outcomes Through Violence Prevention: Phase II to Identify and Provide Brief Counseling on Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in Health Centers.
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Improving Health Outcomes through Violence Prevention: Promising Strategies from Community Health Centers

This webinar highlights Phase I of a pilot program to improve health outcomes through IPV prevention in three Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) supported community health centers. Webinar participants will also learn how they can apply to participate in the next phase of this national pilot project. Promising practices, model tools and resources developed by the sites will be shared.
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Leveraging Sports to Help Break the Cycle of Violence

From our Teach Early campaign to our partnership with the mud obstacle event Mudderella, learn more about the ways FUTURES is leveraging sports to help end gender-based violence.
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A Path for Workplace Rights and Freedom from Violence

Join us for 'A Path for Workplace Rights and Freedom from Violence' on November 5-6, 2015.
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All Communities Are Not Created Equal: How a Health Equity Approach Enhances Violence Prevention Efforts

This web conference provides a space for a closer look at enhancing violence prevention work to promote health equity. Based on the framework presented in CDC’s recent publication A Practitioner’s Guide for Advancing Health Equity: Community Strategies for Preventing Chronic Disease, this web conference delves into disproportionate outcomes based on race, class, sexual orientation, and ability within the context of violence prevention.
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Special Enrollment Period for Survivors: How the Affordable Care Act can help patients experiencing intimate partner violence

This webinar will provide 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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Policy Paper

Everyday Magic: 16 Ways Adults Can Support Children Exposed to Violence and Trauma

This policy paper offers sixteen ways that adults can support children exposed to violence and trauma to heal and grow. These recommendations are for advocates, educators, and health care providers to help improve their response to children who have experienced violence or trauma.
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Using Communications to Help End Violence Against Women

Alana Garvin from our policy team talks about best practices and trends for creating effective communications material to help end violence against women across the globe.
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FUTURES Applauds Congress on the Re-introduction of the Violence Against Women Act

SAN FRANCISCO (March 11, 2015)—Today, the United States Senate re-introduced the International Violence Against Women Act (S.713), a groundbreaking piece of legislation aimed at preventing violence against women and girls across the globe. The announcement follows the House of Representative’s re-introduction of the bill (H.R.1340) last week in conjunction with International Women’s Day.
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On International Women’s Day Let’s Push to End Global Gender-Based Violence!

This International Women's Day, let's urge Congress to prevent violence against women and girls worldwide.
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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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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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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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Review of Interventions for Children Exposed to Violence

Comprehensive Review of Interventions for Children Exposed to Violence.
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Intimate Partner Violence and Behavioral Health

Thank you for completing the free online course, Intimate Partner Violence and Behavioral Health. 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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The Impact of Intimate Partner Violence on Women’s Health

Thank you for completing the free online course, The Impact of Intimate Partner Violence on Women’s Health. 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

Confirmation page for Mandatory Reporting for Intimate Partner Violence: Using a Trauma-informed Approach e-Learning module.
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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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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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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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U.S. Government Allocates $150 Million to Prevent Global Gender-Based Violence

For the first time, U.S. government has allocated $150 million specifically for ending gender-based violence globally.
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First Impressions: Exposure to Violence and A Child’s Developing Brain

This informational video illustrates the dangers of chronic exposure to violence on a child's developing brain. Combining inspirational true-life stories and nationally recognized experts, viewers are given information on a child's developmental risk if regularly exposed to violent situations.
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Engaging Men to Prevent Violence Against Women

What are ordinary men willing to do to end violence against women and girls? Futures Without Violence has been asking this question for more than a decade.
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Leadership Development for Immigrant Survivors of Violence

The Immigrant Women's Rights Project educates women about their rights and develops their leadership so that they can become involved in changing policies that affect them.
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New Effort to Address Sexual Violence in Schools

For the first time, the U.S. government has specifically advised schools, colleges and universities that it is their responsibility to protect students from sexual violence.
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Webinar

Teen Dating Violence and Reproductive Coercion

This presentation gives an overview of the research on violence and its impact on health. It will offer promising programs on how to respond and promote healthy relationships. Specific clinic based interventions will be featured.
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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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Policy Paper

Congressional Briefing On “Violence and Abuse: How Health Systems can Help Prevent and Respond”

Remarks on the American Medical Association (AMA)'s commitment to assessing, treating, and preventing domestic violence and some of our recent activities in this arena.
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The Facts on Women, Children and Gun Violence

Information and statistics on women, children, and gun violence.
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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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Intimate Partner Violence and Healthy People 2010 Fact Sheet

Information and statistics on domestic violence and leading health indicators.
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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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Evidence for Home Visiting Programs to Reduce Intimate Partner Violence and related Health Disparities

An evaluation of domestic violence interventions in home visitation programs.
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Guidelines

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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Violence Doesn’t Have to be Part of Your Life

This poster was specifically designed to encourage Asian patients in health care settings to talk to their health care provider about domestic violence.
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Violence Destroys: Keep Families Sacred

This poster was developed for use in health care and community-based programs and encourages patients to talk to their health care provider about domestic violence.
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Family Violence Quality Assessment Tool for Primary Care Offices

The tool may be used to assess family violence efforts in primary care at the beginning of a program’s implementation and intermittently when focusing on family violence as a quality improvement goal.
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The Nursing Role in the Routine Assessment for Intimate Partner Violence

This document includes a fact sheet, national resource list, action steps to get involved, a pocket card with assessment tips, mandatory reporting and privacy issues.
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International Violence Against Women Act

One out of every three women worldwide will be abused during her lifetime. Violence against women and girls is a human rights violation, a public health epidemic, and a barrier to solving global challenges such as extreme poverty, HIV and …

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Programs for Men Who Use Violence

Can men who use violence really change their behavior? This is a complex question that many studies have failed to clearly answer. Some research shows that some men who complete a non-violence program can make significant changes in their lives …

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Webinar

Living Our Values: Supervision and Feedback for 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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Living Our Values: Supervision and Feedback for 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 Want Your Kids to Remember You? A workbook for fathers who have harmed their partners and families and want to change

This discussion paper presents guidelines for consideration to improve the services to and success of children exposed to domestic violence.
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