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promising futures site

Promising Futures Launches

We launched a new website called Promising Futures to help advocates and organizations support children and parents facing domestic violence. The website includes a variety of resources including best practices, evaluation tools, research-informed strategies, and more.
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Facts

Human Trafficking and Children: A Fact Sheet

Information and statistics on domestic violence within the Native American/Alaska Native communities including tribal/culturally sensitive topics and jurisdictional problems.
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Facts

The Facts on Immigrant Women

Information and statistics on immigrant women, risk factors, and immigration status in relation to domestic violence.
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Report

Creating Safety and Stability for Children

The purpose of this paper is to provide information that can be used by F2F grantees to expand, improve and complement their current practices to respond to families experiencing domestic violence that are in the child welfare system.
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Guidelines

Sample Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Between Home Visitation

The goals of this MOU is to help establish a deeper relationship between home visitation and domestic violence programs and create opportunities to connect pregnant and parenting women to home visitation services.
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Report

Responding to Abuse Against Women with Disabilities

It is critical that health care providers recognize and respond to an expanded definition of domestic violence e when serving women with disabilities.
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Report

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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Manual

Advocacy Matters: Helping Mothers and Their Children

Many women who have experienced domestic violence are also involved with the child protection system (CPS). Most are poor, and a disproportionate number are women of color, both immigrant and U.S. born.
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Poster

When Mom Gets Abused Her Children Suffer Too

This poster was designed for pediatric health care settings and identifies for parents how domestic violence may impact the health of their child.
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Brochure

Safe Homes, Safe Babies: Perinatal Safety Card

This tool also functions as a prompt for perinatal 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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Brochure

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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Brochure

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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Report

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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Report

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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Manual

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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Manual

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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Manual

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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Manual

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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Poster

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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Poster

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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Poster

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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DVD

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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Report

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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Policy Paper

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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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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Brochure

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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Poster

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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Brochure

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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vivian baylor

Administrative Program Coordinator

Vivian Baylor is the Administrative Program Coordinator at Futures Without Violence, working on the Learning and Leadership team. Baylor began her career as a sexual assault victim advocate before transitioning to program manager at the Eastern Panhandle …

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WIOA

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) was implemented to help job seekers access job training and education, gain high-quality employment, and receive critical tools and services in order to succeed in the labor …

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Anisa Ali

Program Manager, Health

As a Program Manager at FUTURES, Anisa provides training and technical assistance for National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence, including on the Campus Leadership Program, the Survivor Leadership Cohort, and California state policy work. She was …

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Tiffany Garner

Children & Health Policy Advocate

Tiffany Garner currently serves as the Policy Advocate for Children & Health at Futures Without Violence in Washington, DC. Prior to her time at Futures, she focused on preventing further firearm violence and homicides through …

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Coalition Working Group on Health

In partnership with state domestic and sexual violence coalitions across the country, the National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence convenes the Coalition Working Group on Health. This working group meets to advance public health approaches to addressing domestic and …

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Workbook

How Do You Want Your Kids to Remember You? A workbook for fathers who have harmed their partners and families and want to change

Many people who hurt their families wish to change but don’t know where to start. If you are one of them, this free resource will help you take the first...
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The Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act

CAPTA:

The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act is the cornerstone of the nation’s efforts to prevent child abuse and neglect. First passed in 1974, CAPTA provides grants to states to prevent child abuse and neglect, improve how systems respond …

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Blog

Take Action For Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women 2022

Cross-posted with permission from the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center.

In recognition of the 2022 National Week of Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, the National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence hosted by FUTURES and the National

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Samantha Daniels

Samantha Daniels

Samantha, mother, advocate, author, domestic violence and trauma survivor.  My Faith gives me the strength I need to continue to push through.   I love to help others through encouragement and service.   I have been working at an amazing …

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Mona Muro

Mona Muro

Mona Muro is a public health and economic justice thought partner. During her career, she has championed anti-gender-based violence work with grassroots organizations, and community members, and fought to keep survivor voices at the heart of the movement. …

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Hildegard Koenig

Hildegard Koenig

Hilde Koenig emigrated from Venezuela to Utah with her family as a teenager and is now a U.S. citizen.   She is the proud mother of two amazing individuals and a survivor of domestic violence and sexual abuse.

She …

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Chelsea Hendrickson

Chelsea Hendrickson

Chelsea Hendrickson is a Citizen of the Northern Arapaho Nation from the Wind River Indian Reservation in Ethete, Wyoming, Cu’piq from Nunivak Island, Alaska and a Calista Corporation Shareholder.

She was born in the Southend of Seattle but …

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Beth Workman

Beth Workman

Beth Workman is an advocate and leader in combating domestic violence and violence in the community. She is a strong member of the Lexington, Kentucky community involved in her neighborhood and the anti-violence movement. Her personal experience with …

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Alison Fields

Alison Fields

Alison Fields (she/her) is an activist, advocate, and writer living in NYC. Her work focuses on supporting fellow trauma survivors as well as writing and speaking on topics spanning intersectionality, disrupting rape culture, mental health, and dismantling white …

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Survivor Leadership Cohort

The inaugural Survivor Leadership Cohort from FUTURES’ National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence is a year-long program (April 2022-March 2023) consisting of 10 survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV) who bring invaluable experiences and have expressed interest in advocating …

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Resources – Teen Economic Abuse

The survey explored a number of domains related to economic abuse including interference with one’s education, intefering with one’s ability to work, and controlling one’s finances. The survey also measured respondents views on whether these behavior are abusive and an …

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Webinar

The Accountability Dialogues

Domestic Violence Survivors and Policymakers Co-designing Child Welfare Practices and Policies

People of color who live the problems we aim to solve have the most important information and the most unobstructed point of view. They see and experience on a …

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The Strong Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act

CAPTA:

The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act is the cornerstone of the nation’s efforts to prevent child abuse and neglect. First passed in 1974, CAPTA provides grants to states to prevent child abuse and neglect, improve how systems respond …

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Webinar

Lessons Learned About Survivor-Centered Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Title: Lessons Learned About Survivor-Centered Support During the COVID-19 Pandemic (3-part Webinar Series)

Dates: March 23th, 2022, 11AM PST/ 2PM EST
April 27th, 2022, 11AM PST/2PM EST
May 25th, 2022, 11AM PST/2PM EST

Register for all three sessions here.

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Congressional Virtual Roundtable on Reinventing Interventions for Abusive Partners

Registration open!

 

 

Hear experts present the latest research and practice innovations in abusive partner interventions

 

Join us for this congressional virtual roundtable on March 2, 2022, 3pm – 4pm ET. 

 

Please refer to the flyer below …

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Digital Tools

Resources for Parents and Caregivers – Connected Parents, Connected Kids

Parent Favorites Series
Visit ZERO TO THREE Parent Favorites Series.

There is no such thing as a perfect parent, and many things that might seem intuitive about your child’s behavior and development can be hard to figure out on …

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