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Session 2: Increasing Access to Support Services for Survivors (2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance)

Title: Session 2: Increasing Access to Support Services for Survivors (2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance)

Date: Tuesday, January 11th, 2022

Time: 11:00am Pacific/2:00pm Eastern

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2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance, Session 1: Partnerships, Practices, Policies and Products to Support COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units for Survivors

Title: 2021 ARP COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units Supplemental Funding Technical Assistance, Session 1: Partnerships, Practices, Policies and Products to Support COVID-19 Testing, Vaccines and Mobile Health Units for Survivors

Date: Tuesday, December 7th, 2021

Time: 11:00am Pacific/2:00pm …

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Survivors of Violence and Abuse Will Get Life-Saving Services Because Senate Passed VOCA Fix Act Today

 

The VOCA Fix Bill (S. 611)

 

The Victim of Crime Act’s (VOCA) Crime Victims Fund (CVF) is a non-taxpayer source of …

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HCADV Day 2021: Discussing the impact of COVID-19 and other public health emergencies on survivor health, community health, and looking towards new collaborative prevention efforts

Title: HCADV Day 2021: Discussing the impact of COVID-19 and other public health emergencies on survivor health, community health, and looking towards new collaborative prevention efforts

Date: Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Time: 10:00am Pacific/1:00pm Eastern – duration 1 hour

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Healing-Centered Approaches to Addressing Adolescent Relationship Abuse and Trafficking for School-Based Health Centers Learning Collaborative

Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation is excited to announce that we are partnering with School-Based Health Alliance to offer a six-session learning collaborative for adolescent-serving school-based health centers (SBHCs) on Healing-Centered Approaches to Addressing Relationship Abuse and Trafficking!
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New Biden Administration Policy Helps Immigrant Survivors Access A Pathway to Safety

Elizabeth, many girls and women often travel in darkness to water sources so they can return before sunrise. During this time, they are more susceptible to violence and sexual assault. In Zambia and other countries, girls know there is a risk of rape every time they leave their homes to fetch water. But neglecting their water collecting duties, or waiting until a safer hour of the day, are not choices these women are allowed to make.
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Child Tax Credit Resources

The Child Tax Credit and Domestic Violence

The Child Tax Credit provides critical support to survivors of domestic violence. Read more in the policy brief below:

 

 

Sign on Letter: Calling on Congress for CTC Permanency and the Inclusion

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Wendy Mota

Program Manager, Children & Youth Team

Wendy Mota, M.S., is a program manager on the Children’s & Youth Team, at Futures Without Violence. She provides practice coaching and technical assistance to professionals & organizations across the nation regarding child welfare …

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Health Center Protocols to Address IPV and HT

This learning collaborative will increase health center staff capacity to best support their patients experiencing IPV, which is critical now more than ever with increased rates of IPV during the time of COVID-19.
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At FUTURES, our Policy and Advocacy team works hard in concert with grassroots advocacy to support legislation that serves our mission of uplifting survivors, and prevention of violence. You can help and join the grassroots effort to bring systemic
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Supporting Family Resiliency through Relationships with Animals Part 2: Sheltering Animals & Families Together (SAF-T)® – Actionable Insights from the Field

Part 2: Sheltering Animals & Families Together (SAF-T)®– Actionable Insights from the Field

This webinar is second in a three-part series. To learn more about Supporting Family Resiliency through Relationships with Animals and register for Parts

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Supporting Family Resiliency Through Relationships with Animals Webinar Series

 

Supporting Family Resiliency through Relationships with Animals: A 3-part webinar series for programs working with families who have experienced  domestic violence

Hosted by Promising Futures, a project of Futures Without Violence in partnership with Sheltering Animals & Families Together

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Survivors of Violence and Abuse Will Get Life-Saving Services Because Senate Passed VOCA Fix Act Today

 

The VOCA Fix Bill (S. 611)

 

The Victim of Crime Act’s (VOCA) Crime Victims Fund (CVF) is a non-taxpayer source of …

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Building Back Better

Policy and Program Recommendations for the Biden – Harris Administration

 

Building Back Better for Children and Families: Recommendations to the New Administration to Address Child Trauma and Prevent Violence

The events of 2020 have brought pain and hardship to …

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promoting employment opportunities for survivors of trafficking

The Promoting Employment Opportunities for Survivors of Trafficking (PEOST) Training and Technical Assistance Project, in cooperation with the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), aims to increase access to quality educational and employment opportunities for survivors of human trafficking. In …

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Collaborative Strategies and Tools to Meet the Needs of Survivors of Human Trafficking

Title:  Collaborative Strategies and Tools to Meet the Needs of Survivors of Human Trafficking

Date:  August 22, 2019

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Supporting Survivors at the Intersection of Immigration and Child Welfare

This webinar will discuss the current research about detention and the importance of trauma-informed approaches for survivors and their children. Presenters will discuss guidelines for child welfare to support family reunification when a parent is in detention and share how COVID-19 has affected immigrant families who are involved with child welfare. They will highlight the importance of enhanced safety planning to make sure immigrant survivors know their rights and can access help.
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Aging with Respect is an intervention addressing elder abuse, neglect and intimate partner violence with those later in life.  It is developed for those patients/clients with agency and capacity in non-crisis, non-emergency situations that provides information about healthy and safe

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Virtual Hill Briefing – Preventing and Addressing Elder Abuse during COVID-19

Title: Preventing and Addressing Elder Abuse during COVID-19

Date: Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

Time: 12-1:00pm Eastern/ 9-10:00am Pacific

Registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3MEKmvAORpCxtuVrPog2Wg

Virtual Hill Briefing Convened by National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse, Elder Justice Coalition, Alzheimer’s Association and the …

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Hope for a Country in Which All Women & Children Can Thrive

This is a great and important day for America – …

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August 9-15, 2020 is National Health Center Week!

August 9-15, 2020 is National Health Center Week, which aims to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of federally-funded community health centers over the past five decades. Community health centers are community-based and patient-directed organizations that deliver care …

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Audrie and Daisy – Discussion Guide for Parents

“Audrie was so large in life, she was a great athlete, great musician, good student, good kid. And then she was gone… We had to do something. We are giving a voice to our daughter, we have to so nobody

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Thank you for your interest in the National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence (HRC), a project of Futures Without Violence. The HRC is funded by the US Department of Health and Human Services and was developed to …

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Click HERE to get your FACT SHEET on the prevalence and health consequences of domestic violence as well as what health care providers can do to help prevent violence.

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Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation

National Health Network has been renamed Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation. Please visit our new website for upcoming events and resources: https://healthpartnersipve.org/

Since July 2020, Futures Without Violence (FUTURES) has operated Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation with …

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NHCVA Webinar – Telehealth Visits: Increasing Safety for People at Risk for Abuse

Title: Telehealth Visits: Increasing Safety for People at Risk for Abuse

Date: Thursday, June 25th, 2020

Time: 12-1:30pm Pacific/ 1-2:30pm Mountain/ 2-3:30pm Central/ 3-4:30pm Eastern

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Anima Shrestha

Program Assistant, Children & Youth Program

Anima Shrestha joined FUTURES in 2020 as a Program Assistant on the Children & Youth Team. In this role, they provide technical and administrative support to the Quality Improvement Center on Domestic Violence in …

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May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: Health and IPV Resources for API Communities

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, which recognizes the rich history of Asian and Pacific Islanders* living in the United States.

According to the Pew Research Center, Chinese, Indian, Filipino, Vietnamese, Korean and Japanese accounted for 85% of …

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Resources for Economic Empowerment Programs: Responding to COVID-19

The Promoting Employment Opportunities for Survivors of Human Trafficking (PEOST) Project is closely monitoring the impact COVID-19 is having on the economy and employment opportunities available to survivors of human trafficking. This page will be continually updated with new information …

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Remote Home Visitation: Supporting clients experiencing IPV in the time of COVID-19

Title: Remote Home Visitation: Supporting clients experiencing Intimate Partner Violence in the Time of COVID-19 [Rescheduled to 5/8/2020]

Date: Friday, May 8th, 2020

Time: 11:00 AM- 12:30 PM Pacific/2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Eastern

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, to raise awareness and focus on prevention of sexual assault. According to the CDC, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men experienced sexual violence involving physical contact during their lifetimes.[1] Sexual …

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Support for Working Families

On March 27, 2020, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief,

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Resources for safety and support during COVID-19

Those who are surviving violence in their relationships and families

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Third Phase of National Health Initiative Kicks Off to Support Survivors of Abuse

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA CONTACT:

Wendi Aarons, Futures Without Violence

wendi@wendiaarons.com

National Health Initiative Kicks-off to Support Survivors of Abuse

Three leadership teams across the nation receive funding, training, and support to address intimate partner violence and human trafficking across

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Tien Ung

Program Director, Impact & Learning

Tien helps individuals and organizations translate and apply relevant research, build knowledge, and generate culturally authentic evidence to improve outcomes for families impacted by adversity and trauma.  At Futures she collaborates with colleagues and external …

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January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Human trafficking has severe adverse effects on the health, well-being, and human rights of millions of vulnerable adults and young people in the United States and globally. January has been declared Human Trafficking Awareness & Prevention Month.  Domestic violence, sexual …

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You’re Never Too Old to be Treated with Respect

One in ten older adults report being abused, neglected or …

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How State/Territory, Tribal, and Federal Health Policies Can Promote Survivor Health, Preserve Autonomy, and Protect Confidentiality

Title:  How State/Territory, Tribal, and Federal Health Policies Can Promote Survivor Health, Preserve Autonomy, and Protect Confidentiality

Date: Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

Time: 10-11:00am PST/ 11-12:00pm MST/ 12-1:00pm CST/ 1-2:00pm EST

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Health and insurance policies at the state/territory,

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New Funding Announcement and Informational Webinar: Project Catalyst Phase III

Funding Announcement:

Project Catalyst III: State/Territory-wide Transformation on Health, IPV and Human Trafficking

Futures Without Violence (FUTURES) is soliciting applications for Phase III of Project Catalyst focused on fostering leadership and collaboration at the state or territory level to improve …

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Addressing Stigma within Healthcare and Social Service Provision

Title:  Addressing Stigma within Healthcare and Social Service Provision

Date: Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Time: 10-11:00am PST/ 1-2:00pm EST

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Black Women’s Equal Pay Day: Moving Toward Safety, Opportunity & Respect

By Nathalie Meus, Outreach & Policy Associate

 

Black women’s …

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Rebecca Del Rossi

Program Assistant, Legal Team

As Program Assistant at FUTURES, Rebecca assists the legal team in project support for initiatives relating to improving workplace responses to sexual and domestic violence, foster collaborations to enhance employment opportunities for survivors of trafficking, education …

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DJ Peay

Communication and Administrative Specialist, Children and Youth Programs

DJ Peay joined FUTURES in 2018 as a program assistant on the Children & Youth Team. In this role, they provide technical and administrative support to the Quality Improvement Center on Domestic …

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Telling a more complete story about child welfare

by: Heather Gehlert
original post on Tuesday, April 09, 2019

Gabriel Fernandez. Anthony Avalos. Zymere Perkins. Those are the names that immediately come to mind when I think about how the news media cover the child welfare system. All three …

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