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Michelle Rafferty

Connecting Workforce Development and Violence Prevention

A Q&A with the National Fund for Workforce Solutions and

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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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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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DC Update: Health Policy and Legislative Opportunities to Promote Violence Prevention and Response

Title: DC Update: Health Policy and Legislative Opportunities to Promote Violence Prevention and Response

Date: Tuesday, January 18th, 2022

Time: 11:00 – 12:00pm Pacific/2:00 – 3:00pm Eastern

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New and at times substantial …

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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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Clinical Response and Prevention Strategies to Support Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Workers Who Have Experienced Intimate Partner Violence and Human Trafficking

Intimate partner violence impacts all communities and segments of our society – but migrant and seasonal agricultural workers (MSAW) may encounter additional disparities and barriers to care that make prevention and supports more complex.
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Family Violence Prevention & Services Act (H.R. 2119)

FVPSA Reauthorization

Tell Your Member: Cosponsor and Pass FVPSA Today!

 

Since its original passage in 1984, FVPSA has served over 1.3 million domestic violence victims and their children during one of the most vulnerable points in their lives.  FVPSA …

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Family Violence Prevention and Services Act: 35 Years of Progress

Only a generation ago, survivors of domestic violence had little

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Anti-Racism as Violence Prevention

These videos and discussion guides are intended to be used by domestic and sexual violence advocates and activists to spark conversations on the ways that racism and oppression have shaped our anti-violence movements and how we can dismantle racism in

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January is National Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month

An estimated 21 million people are trafficked globally at any …

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Webinar

Creating and Implementing Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Prevention Programs with Graduate Students: Principles and Practices

Title: Creating and Implementing Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Prevention Programs with Graduate Students: Principles and Practices

Date: Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

Time: 10:00am-11:30am PT/11:00am-12:30 MT/12:00pm-1:30 CT/1:00pm-2:30 ET

This webinar contains closed captioning and was recorded.

Materials presented during

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Respect Effect: A New Tool for Teen Dating Violence Prevention

Title: Respect Effect: A New Tool for Teen Dating Violence Prevention

Date & Time: August 31st, 1PM ET (12PM CT, 11AM MT, 10AM PT, 9AM AK, 8AM HI) 

Speakers:

Eleanor Davis

Futures Without Violence

Tonjie Reese

Break The Cycle…

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On Campus Sexual Assault Prevention, Being Ready, and Getting Energized

This is a guest post from a recent participant of

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Webinar

Improving Health Outcomes Through Violence Prevention: Model Partnerships between Community Health Centers and Domestic and Sexual Violence Programs

Domestic and sexual Violence is a public health crisis, with long term health implications. Fortunately, there are strategies to respond. Futures Without Violence is excited to share effective intervention strategies and a new online toolkit for establishing and expanding partnerships between community health centers and local domestic violence/sexual assault (DV/SA) agencies.
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GLOBAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION

What can men do to help end violence against women and girls?

FUTURES has been asking that question for more than a decade. The good news is that men are increasingly joining the movement to end violence against women—using their …

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Webinar

That’s Not Cool: Mobilizing Youth Communities for Teen Dating Violence Prevention & Education

Join us for this webinar to learn more about innovative work being done in the field of teen dating violence prevention and to gain some tools for Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.
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New Public Health Strategies for Violence Prevention

Join us for an interactive webinar presentation and discussion about developing and implementing innovative Public Health Strategies for Violence Prevention. The featured presenter for this webinar is Connie Mitchell MD, MPH, Deputy Director, Center for Family Health, California Department of Public Health.
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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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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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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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Gun Violence: The Health Care Provider’s Role in Prevention Webinar

This webinar will review the impact of gun violence on families in the United States and discuss evidence-based approaches to gun violence prevention.
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February is Teen Dating Violence Prevention & Awareness Month

Throughout the month of February, advocates and educators from across the country are focused on the risk factors associated with teen dating violence, and what can be done to prevent it.
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Improving existing, and creating new gendered violence prevention programs and policies on college campuses

Improving existing, and creating new gendered violence prevention programs and policies on college campuses: An organizing approach
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Protocol for Adolescent Relationship Abuse Prevention and Intervention

The purpose of this protocol to aid in the promotion of healthy relationships with adolescent patients and encourage assessment and support for adolescent relationship abuse with sexually active female patients.
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Promoting Healthy Relationships at School, Teen Dating Violence Prevention: Why Middle School Matters

A look at how to embed healthy relationships into school policies to create positive change.
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Hanging Out or Hooking Up: Clinical Guidelines on Responding to Adolescent Relationship Abuse: An Integrated Approach to Prevention and Intervention

These are guidelines focused on the transformative role of the adolescent health care provider in preventing, identifying and addressing adolescent relationship abuse (ARA).
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A Renewed Sense of Urgency this Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic Violence Awareness Month, observed each October, brings a renewed

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DVAM: Virtual Briefing on Intersection of Reproductive Health and Violence and Abuse

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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Building Healing Environments for Children and Youth Impacted by Violence

Building Healing Environments for Children and Youth Impacted by Violence

This webinar presents five research-based protective factors that illustrate opportunities for prevention and early intervention with families impacted by co-occurring domestic violence and child maltreatment. In this webinar Dr. Tien …

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Women Belong Inside, Outside, Everywhere, Free

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

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DVAM: The Principles of Safety Planning for the Workplace

#WorkingWednesdays 

In the United States, over the course of their

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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. …

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Kamaile Patton

Program Assistant for the Public Education

As the Program Assistant for the Public Education Campaigns and Programs team, Kamaile supports the work of FUTURE’s national prevention programs that primarily engage men and boys to be part of the solution against …

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Olivia Storz

FUTURE’s Workplace Resource Center initiatives

Olivia Storz [she/her] works on FUTURE’s Workplace Resource Center initiatives. Olivia received her B.A. from the University of Denver where she co-founded a “Survivor’s Fund” to cover the direct costs of experiencing violence for all …

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Suzannah Rogan

Senior Training and Technical Assistance Specialist on the Workplace and Economic Justice Team

Suzannah Rogan [she/her] serves as a Senior Training and Technical Assistance Specialist on the Workplace and Economic Justice Team. Prior to joining FUTURES, Suzannah established and directed …

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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 …

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Learn More – Startstrong

Eager to learn more about how you can apply the lessons and facts you’ve learned on this site to your everyday work in your community? Follow the links above to get practical tips from people who were working on-the-ground at …

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4 Elements Of Success

There are many ways to structure teen dating violence prevention programming, but our experience and research have shown us that four key elements prove especially crucial to ensuring the success of prevention efforts; engaging those who influence middle schoolers; educating …

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Why Middle School Matters- new

Middle school is a critical time for kids. They begin to see themselves and their relationships with others in new ways—shaped by a unique set of influences and changes that arrive in their lives.

We all know how critical these …

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Start Strong

About Start Strong Initiative

Start Strong: Building Healthy Teen Relationships (Start Strong) was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) in collaboration with Blue Shield of California Foundation (BSCF) and Futures Without Violence. From 2008 to 2012, …

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Economic Justice

Economic Justice at Futures Without Violence

At Futures Without Violence (FUTURES), we believe economic justice is gender-based violence prevention and child abuse prevention for marginalized communities.

FUTURES takes an integrated and intersectional approach to creating a world without gender-based violence,

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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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farmworker safety card order

Health Partners on IPV + Exploitation, a project of Futures Without Violence, and Alianza Nacional de Campesinas developed a new resource on intimate partner violence, health care access, and prevention. The safety card, You’re Not Alone: HEALTH, HEALING, AND …

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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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Ronisha Wyndon

Ronisha Wyndon

Hey my name is Ronisha but I go by Roni.

I currently work in the non profit organization for YWCA helping men and women with resources, case management, and multitude of services.

I love what I do and …

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Not Broken Parents: Why Teaching Parents to Parent Isn’t the Solution Our Children Need

I have an ACES score of 9. That means I grew up with 9 of the 10 categories of Adverse Childhood Experiences that Drs. Vincent Felitti and Robert Anda found to be highly correlated with health risk

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