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Addressing Intimate Partner Violence, Reproductive and Sexual Coercion: A Guide for Obstetric, Gynecologic and Reproductive Health Care Settings (PDF)
This Guide specifically examines how IPV and reproductive coercion impact contraceptive use and birth control sabotage; condom use; unintended pregnancy; and the role of pregnancy coercion, including exposure to STIs. The latest data in each of these areas is explored, in addition to identifying tools such as safety cards, posters
Using the familiar and concrete framework of woman-defined advocacy, the Guide explains advocates’ important role in safety planning and offers practical suggestions when victims are in contact with current or former partners. This publication is available as a digital download only.
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 relationships, and the impact of unhealthy relationships on health and wellbeing.
The goal of this safety card is to be both a survivor-centered resource and a useful conversation starter for health care providers, counselors, social workers, mentors, or other adults working with high-school and college-aged Muslim youth who are doing universal education around healthy relationships and assessing for violence. The card
Beyond Observation: Considerations for Advancing Domestic Violence Practice in Supervised Visitation (PDF only)$0.00
This paper presents considerations for expanded practice in the Supervised Visitation Grant Program and describes interventions that go beyond observation in the supervised visitation setting. The information for this paper comes from a number of sources including: interviews with experts in the field; a review of the literature on supervised
This manual is for domestic violence service providers, activists, counselors and others focused on advancing the rights of battered immigrant women. Based on the Futures Wither Violence's successful pilot project, the manual provides essential details on how to start organizing and maintaining a group of activists and counselors. Breaking the Silence
This guide is designed for communities seeking to develop interventions that will improve their responses to families suffering both domestic violence and child maltreatment. PDF download only.
This report seeks to assist policymakers and practitioners in developing specialist positions that are tailored to the circumstances of their communities and states. The report offers observations about initial expectations for these positions and the evolution of the positions over time. This publication is available as a digital download only. This
Building Domestic Violence Health Care Responses in Indian Country: A Promising Practices Report (PDF only)$0.00
Funded by the Indian Health Service and Administration for Children and Families, the IHS/ACF Domestic Violence Project (2002-2009), trained thousands of health care providers and community advocates, identified and empowered national experts, instituted sustainable DV response programs in hospitals and clinics, developed model policies and tools to better address abuse
Building the Rhythm of Change: Developing Leadership and Improving Services Within the Battered Rural Immigrant Women’s Community (PDF only)$0.00
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, but may also be a useful reference for other organizations or individuals advocating for immigrants’ legal rights. This publication is available as a digital download only.
This tool allows health care providers and administrators to make the business case for instituting a healthcare-based domestic violence program, and the resulting cost-savings. Packaged as a folder within a share link, including a PowerPoint presentation targeting health care decision-makers, presentation references, and an Excel-based return on investment (ROI) tool
California DV Advocates Guide to Partnering with Healthcare: Models for Collaboration and Reimbursement$0.00
This toolkit is designed to help domestic and sexual violence (DSV) advocates understand the evolving health care landscape and make strategic choices as they decide whether and how to partner with health care providers in order to reach more survivors of DSV in need. Available in English in PDF Download. This
The goal of this safety card is to be both a survivor-centered resource and a useful conversation starter for health care providers who are doing universal education around healthy relationships and assessing for violence specifically with LGBQ people or in LGBTQ health settings. El objetivo de esta tarjeta de seguridad es
The goal of this poster in tandem with the Caring Relationships Safety Card is to be both a survivor-centered resource and a useful conversation starter for health care providers who are doing universal education around healthy relationships and assessing for violence specifically with LGBQ people or in LGBTQ health settings. The
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. Medical leaders from diverse fields asserted that the Task Force used the wrong criteria to assess screening, and warned that more victims and their children
This guide can help state child welfare agencies who are undergoing a Child and Family Service Review (CFSR) to develop effective Program Improvement Plans (PIPs) for achieving safety, permanency, and well-being in domestic violence cases, and to identify or anticipate related technical assistance needs. Upon checkout you will receive one file