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May 2011

Prevalence of intimate partner violence and other lifetime trauma among women seen in mental health settings

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This document provides a brief review of the available research documenting the prevalence of lifetime abuse among women receiving mental health services.
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April 2011

Competencies Needed by Health Professionals for Addressing Exposure to Violence and Abuse in Patient Care

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These core competencies were developed to help ensure that all health care professionals have a solid understanding of violence and abuse and gain the skills and confidence to work with patients, clients, colleagues and health care systems in order to respond.
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April 2011

Abuse in Later Life Wheel

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This abuse in later life power and control wheel describes different types of abuses that occur in later life and tactics used by abusers to exercise power and control over their victims. This wheel was developed in consultation with survivors of later life abuse.
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January 2011

Human Trafficking Assessment for Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Programs

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The following document contains questions that can be used to assess a client for potential signs that she/he has been a victim of human trafficking.
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January 2011

Real Tools: Responding to Multi-Abuse Trauma: A Tool Kit to Help Advocates and Community Partners Better Serve People with Multiple Issues

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This toolkit focuses on survivors of multi-abuse trauma - those who are affected by multiple issues that negatively affect safety, health, or well-being. It offers practical tools for advocates and community partners, such as health and mental heath care providers, to address the complex needs of survivors of multi-abuse trauma, no matter where survivors enter the social service system.
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January 2011

PROTECT: Identifying and Protecting High Risk Victims of Gender Based Violence - an Overview

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This report summarizes project PROTECT which aims at contributing to the prevention and reduction of the most serious forms of gender-based violence against girls, young women and their children, such as grievous bodily harm, homicide and attempted homicide, including so-called honour crimes and killings.
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January 2011

Healthy Moms, Happy Babies: A Train the Trainers Curriculum on Domestic Violence, Reproductive Coercion and Children Exposed

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This curriculum provides training, tools, and resources to help home visitation staff address the complex and sometimes uncomfortable issue of domestic violence. When it comes to promoting health and safety outcomes for women and children impacted by domestic violence, there is a methodology to effective assessment, primary prevention, and anticipatory guidance messaging during home visits. These tools have been designed to facilitate safety planning and supported referrals to domestic violence programs.
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January 2011

Domestic violence and traumatic brain injuries

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This pamphlet provides information about signs and symptoms of traumatic brain injuries that are likely to result from domestic violence. The pamphlet also includes domestic violence screening questions for patients who have traumatic brain injuries.
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January 2011

Consumer Rights Screening Tool for Domestic Violence Advocates and Lawyers

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This tool is meant to be used by attorneys and advocates working with domestic violence survivors to help them determine if a client might be facing consumer law issues that would necessitate referral to a consumer rights attorney or advocate.
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January 2011

Building Child Welfare Response to Child Trafficking

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This handbook provides policies, protocols and forms for incorporating child trafficking identification and response mechanisms into state and private child welfare systems using Illinois as a case study.
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October 2010

SEEING Beyond Abuse

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This article offers an overview of the consequenses of trauma to the eye that may be suffered by victims of abuse, highlighting the connection between domestic violence and glaucoma. It urges appropriate screening and intervention for eye care providers.
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August 2010

Early Childhood Trauma

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This resource provides information about symptoms and protective factors for young children who have been exposed to trauma.