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January 2013

Hanging Out or Hooking Up: Clinical Guidelines on Responding to Adolescent Relationship Abuse - An Integrated Approach to Prevention and Intervention (Second Edition)

Author(s): Elizabeth Miller, Rebecca Levenson
This document focuses on the critical role of the adolescent health care provider in preventing, identifying and addressing adolescent relationship abuse. These guidelines are applicable to providers working in a wide range of settings serving adolescents.
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January 2013

Familia es Familia

Author(s): Dolores Huerta
Labor and Civil Rights Leader Dolores Huerta talks about the importance of family. She says that Latino families are stronger when they are together and the importance of talking about gay & lesbian family members. This short video can be used as a training tool to raise awareness about the importance of honoring equality when working with Latino communities.
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January 2013

The Relationship Spectrum

All relationships live on a range, somewhere between healthy, unhealthy and abusive. This interactive Relationship Spectrum helps teens and young adults determine how parts of their relationship rank on the scale.
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January 2013

Start Talking: Questions You Might Encounter

This handout offers answers to challenging questions that youth often ask when learning about dating violence.
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December 2012

Intimate Partner Violence and Teen Pregnancy Prevention

Teens in unhealthy dating relationships may experience coerced sex or birth control sabotage, increasing risk of pregnancy. This document provides practical guidance for incorporating IPV content and materials into teen pregnancy prevention (TPP) projects.
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October 2012

Healthy Masculinity Summit Report

Religious traditions and beliefs can influence masculinity with their dominant stories of what a man's role should be in his home, community, and religious institution. If religious leaders can create environments for healthy dialogue and allow men to express themselves comfortably without using traditional gender role assignments, healthy masculinity and faith can beneficially support one another.
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October 2012

With Impunity: Men & Gender Violence

Author(s): Michael Paymar, Laura Goodman
The documentary With Impunity: Men & Gender Violence, examines realities and options for ending violence against women. The beliefs about manhood that allow men to exploit and use violence against women are ingrained in our culture. Impunity engages the thinking of leading historians, sociologists and practitioners to examine our past, cultural realities and options for ending gender-based violence.
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June 2012

Promoting Healthy Relationships Among Youth: Reducing Teen Pregnancy by Recognizing and Responding to Dating Violence and Reproductive Coercion

This presentation includes information on the link between Adolescent Relationship Abuse (ARA) and condom/birth control interference, the likelihood of pregnancy among female victims of ARA, and the difficulty of negotiating the use of birth control with abusive partners.
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April 2012

Healthy Sexuality: A Guide for Advocates, Counselors and Prevention Educators

This guide provides guidance and practical tools for discussing healthy sexuality within the context of sexual violence for advocates, counselors, prevention educators, and activists.
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January 2012

Beyond Title IX: Guidelines for Preventing and Responding to Gender-based Violence in Higher Education

Author(s): Ann Fleck-Henderson
This report presents guidelines on incorporating effective gender-based violence prevention and response for colleges, universities, and other institutions of higher education.
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January 2012

Hanging Out or Hooking Up?

This safety card challenges teens to consider how their significant other treats them, identifying dynamics of healthy relationships and signs that may indicate abuse. Tips are provided to those wanting to support a friend who may be facing relationship abuse, and the card is written in gender-neutral terms. (Available in English and Spanish)
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January 2012

Did You Know Your Relationship Affects Your Health?

This poster presents information about sexual abuse and coercion in relationships and suggests women who experience sexual violence to talk to their healthcare providers and national hotlines. See the Futures Without Violence Reproductive Health Initiative for more information.