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InBrief: The Impact of Early Adversity on Children's Development

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Science also shows that providing stable, responsive environments for children in the earliest years of life can prevent or reverse these conditions, with lifelong consequences for learning, behavior, and health.
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Domestic Violence: A Competency-Based Training Manual for Community Mental Health Staff

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Aside from setting screening guidelines, this manual discusses barriers faced by women in rural communities when attempting to protect themselves from domestic violence and presents guidelines for coordinating community response to domestic violence.
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Family Violence Nursing Curriculum

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While nurses must be able to respond skillfully to victims of all types of violence, responding to victims of family violence requires sensitivity rooted in understanding how it differs from other types of violence. The content of this curriculum, which grew out of the 1999 American Association of Colleges of Nursing competencies, was developed in response to those findings to provide Minnesota nursing faculty essential curricular information to develop student competence in preventing, assessing, and responding to family violence across the lifespan.
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Traumatic Brain Injury and Domestic Violence Facts

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This fact sheet provides frequently asked questions and answers about TBI and DV as well as screening tips.
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Creating Sustainable Safety for Battered Women

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Whether we are assessing risks, advocating for an individual, making policies, or evaluating programs, thinking critically and broadly about women’s safety undoubtedly enhances the effectiveness of our work on behalf of battered women.
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Gender Neutral Body Map

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A gender neutral anatomical diagram for skin surface assessment.
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Stages of HIV Infection

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This page discusses the three phases of HIV infection, what to expect, signs and symptoms, and various testing and treatment options at each phase. It Also includes a detailed description of common AIDS-defining (Opportunistic) Infections.
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Enhancing Dental Professionals' Response to Domestic Violence

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This folio notes that seventy-five percent of domestic violence-related physical injuries are concentrated around the head, neck, and mouth. The folio also provides specialized tools for dental professionals on screening and responding to domestic violence.
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MOSAIC Threat Assessment Systems

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MOSAIC is a risk assessment tool that helps the assessor weigh the present situation in light of expert opinion and research, and instantly compare the present situation to past cases where the outcomes are known.
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Information for Mental Health Professionals

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This document presents good practice tips for health care professionals working with patients who have been abused. The guidelines provide screening tips, highlight the negative effect of couples counseling in domestic violence situations, and present safety planning tips.
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Keeping Safe: A Workbook for Developing Safety Plans

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This workbook is designed to help women focus on behaviors and activities relative to their fundamental safety, helping to highlight the complex network of needs and problems each woman may encounter, her survival skills and strengths, and how she can or has already used them to prioritize the difficult areas of her life.
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Danger Assessment for Immigrant Women (DA-I)

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The revised Danger Assessment (DA-I) is a culturally competent adaptation for use with immigrant women and is intended to predict reassault in abusive relationships.