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October 2001

Improving EMS Response to Domestic Violence

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This PowerPoint presentation describes how EMS responders to domestic violence can achieve: increased sensitivity and understanding of domestic violence; more referrals to domestic violence projects; and quality information and documentation for the criminal justice system.
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September 2001

Documenting Domestic Violence: How Health Care Providers Can Help Victims

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This research brief discusses the importance of documenting domestic violence in healthcare settings to establish factual evidence of the abuse and thereby strengthening legal cases for domestic violence survivors.
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April 2001

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Programs: Improving the Community Response to Sexual Assault Victims

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This Bulletin provides an anecdotal look at how U.S. SANE programs are impacting sexual assault victims, service practice, and communities.
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  • General Material
January 2001

Interpersonal Violence and Adolescent Pregnancy: Prevalence and Implications for Practice and Policy

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This report shows that adolescents who have experienced interpersonal violence are at a higher risk of teen pregnancy. The report recommends strategies to prevent adolescent pregnancy as well as to support pregnant and parenting adolescents, their partners, and children.
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January 2001

Intersecting Inequalities: Immigrant Women of Colour, Violence and Health Care

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This report shows that physicians tend to be inadequately prepared to respond to patients who have experienced domestic violence, and that physicians' response to immigrant women who have been abused tend to be influenced by stereotypes about violence within the cultural groups. The report also discusses issues related to disclosure of violence for immigrant women. Recommendations of the report emphasize the need for health care providers to be more educated and aware of the health care impacts of violence.
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January 2001

Seeking Safety: A Treatment Manual for PTSD and Substance Abuse

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Seeking Safety is an empirically studied, integrative treatment approach developed to help people attain safety from trauma/PTSD and substance abuse. This website provides implementation tools, sample topics, research summaries, articles, and assessment tools related to the program.
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January 2001

Payment for Forensic Exams

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This report examines states' recent payment strategies for sexual assault forensic exams and the strategies' strengths and shortcomings.
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January 2001

A Service Providers Guide for Working with GBT Victims and Survivors of Domestic Abuse

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This guide offers tips for service providers in addressing one of the most serious health issues for gay, bisexual, and transgender (GBT) men. Includes guidelines for education, workplace environment, assessment, response, and safety planning.
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December 2000

Coding and Documentation of Domestic Violence

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This article discusses the importance of coding and documenting domestic violence by health care providers to improve services for victims and to increase knowledge about the impact of domestic violence on patients' health.
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September 2000

Women Living with HIV: Disclosure, Violence, and Social Support

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This article underscores the need for policies that meet the needs of survivors of domestic violence who learn they are also HIV positive.
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  • General Material
May 2000

Simplifying physicians' response to domestic violence

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This article proposes involving physicians in domestic violence intervention in four key areas (AVDR): asking all patients about abuse; validating the message that battering is wrong and confirming the patient's worth; documenting signs, symptoms, and disclosures; and referring victims to domestic violence specialists. According to the author, the AVDR approach would allow physicians to be proactive in responding to domestic violence.
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March 2000

Relationship Dynamics, Ethnicity and Condom Use Among Low-Income Women

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This study examines the importance of social and demographic characteristics, attitudes towards condom effectiveness against HIV, fertility intentions and power dynamics as predictors of condom use.