SAFE EXIT

Search Results for: domestic violence

Ronald Adrine

Ronald B. Adrine was first elected to the bench of the Cleveland (Ohio) Municipal Court in 1981. He has been re-elected four times without opposition, most recently in 2005. Judge Adrine has served as a member of the Governor's Task Force on Family Violence in Ohio, the Ohio Attorney General Victim's Assistance Advisory Board, the Domestic Violence Task Force of the Ohio Victim's Assistance Advisory Board, and the Ohio Supreme Court's Domestic Violence Task Force.
Learn More
Program News

Supreme Court: No Guns for Abusers

In 2009 the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the federal ban on gun possession by people convicted of domestic violence misdemeanors.
Learn More
Manual

Tools For Improving Maternal Health & Safety in A Multicultural Context

A large collection of materials on domestic violence dynamics, training materials, and public education materials in English and Spanish.
Learn More
Program News
family shadow

Family to Family Initiative

In 2005, the Futures Without Violence began concentrated work on the F2F initiative, a program of the Annie E. Casey Foundation that prioritizes the safety of children exposed to domestic violence.
Learn More
Program News
Senior woman being consoled

Enhancing Judicial Skills in Elder Abuse Cases Workshop Program Overview

The National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence (NJIDV offers a four-day, hands-on, highly interactive workshop that will help new and experienced state court and tribal court judges and judicial officers to enhance their skills and ability to respond to cases involving elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
Learn More
Program News
group of drs

What can the NHRC provide?

The National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence provides personalized, technical assistance to domestic and sexual violence advocates and to health care practitioners, administrators and systems, students, policy makers, and others at all levels as they improve health care's response to domestic violence.
Learn More
Program News
mens group counseling

Batterer Intervention

Batterer intervention programs (BIPs) have become the preferred way for responding to perpetrators in the domestic violence field. However, the research on their efficacy has been mixed.
Learn More
Program News

Obama Issues Workplace DV Order

On April 18, 2012, President Obama took a major step to protect the lives of women and men who are federal employees when he issued an order directing all federal agencies to develop a policy to prevent and respond to domestic violence experienced by employees that affects the workplace.
Learn More
Program News
business meeting

Few Executives Realize Employees Face Abuse

Seven in ten corporate executives do not perceive domestic violence to be a major issue at their companies, and nearly two in three believe its impact in their workplace is minimal – yet one in four female employees identifies as a victim or survivor of domestic violence, and 22 percent say that they have worked with a colleague who was a victim.
Learn More
Program News
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.
Learn More
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.
Learn More
Facts

The Facts on Immigrant Women

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

Megha Rimal

Program Specialist, Health

Megha Rimal, MSW, is a Program Specialist on the Health team. Megha provides programmatic and technical assistance support for the National Health Initiative on Violence including the National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence (HRC) and Health …

Learn More
Webinar

Supporting Survivor Health Access: Open Enrollment

Webinar on how advocates and support survivors in enrolling in healthcare during open enrollment - and all year long!
Learn More

Mandatory Reporting: A Barrier to Accessing Health Care

Medical mandatory reporting laws require that healthcare providers report violent injuries to law enforcement, even if the adult patient does not want a report to be made. Though enacted with good intentions, medical mandatory reporting requirements create barriers for survivors

Learn More

Teach Early Playbook – Spanish

 

Las diez mejores estrategias para enseñar a niños y adolescentes que ser violento nunca es sinónimo de ser fuerte

 

1. CONVERSE DE UNA MANERA ABIERTA.

Trate de motivarles a reflexionar de una manera abierta, honesta y con profundidad …

Learn More

Teach Early Playbook – English

 

Top Ten Plays for Teaching Kids and Teens that Violence Never Equals Strength

 

1. TALK OPENLY

Encourage open, honest, and thoughtful reflection about relationships. Allow kids—especially boys—to express their ideas and expectations for the relationships in their life. …

Learn More
Video

A Love Letter to Survivors

A Love Letter to Survivors and Those Living with Violence or Abuse

To all survivors and anyone living with violence or abuse – you are more than worthy of love, of joy, of thriving. Whatever your experience is, please know …

Learn More
Webinar

Centering Equity in Multisector Collaborations

Centering Equity in Multisector Collaborations

Are you doing equity work in your community or organization or want to get started? In this webinar, equity, leadership, and improvement consultant Kristene Cristobal shares a framework about how to center equity

Learn More
Blog
Ghazal Foroutan's revolutionary Rosie the Riveter. Photograph: Ghazal Foroutan

Women Belong Inside, Outside, Everywhere, Free

In the Persian language, there is a word for rooms …

Learn More
Blog
principles of workplace safety planning

DVAM: The Principles of Safety Planning for the Workplace

#WorkingWednesdays 

In the United States, over the course of their

Learn More

Paige Morrisey

Paige Morrisey, Program Assistant, Health

Paige is a Program Assistant with the National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence (HRC). She received her Bachelor’s in Politics from Willamette University, where she was both a sexual assault peer advocate and a …

Learn More

Anisa Ali

Program Manager, Health

As a Program Manager at FUTURES, Anisa provides training/technical assistance and develops educational materials for the National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence to improve the health care system’s response to violence and abuse, and promote prevention. …

Learn More

Tiffany Garner

Policy Advocate for Children & Health

Tiffany Garner, MA, MPA

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 …

Learn More