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February 2012

Trafficking: Considerations and Recommendations for Battered Womens Advocates

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This document includes information for domestic violence advocates working with victims of trafficking. After a brief overview of statistics and issue analysis, the document provides considerations and recommendations for advocates in seven key areas.
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January 2012

Working with Victims with Brain Injuries in Domestic Violence Shelters

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Domestic violence victims who have a traumatic brain injury (TBI) may need help coping with the high levels of stress and stimulation that can be part of communal living. Because TBI affects different people differently, shelter residents will have different needs. Screening for TBI during shelter intake will help advocates identify ways to make the shelter more accessible and user-friendly.
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January 2012

Is Your Relationship Affecting Your Health?

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The patient safety card provides information for patients on safety and safety planning and help patients recognize how their relationship may impact their health as well as the lives of their children. This tool is most effective when placed in private areas and may be given to patients routinely as part of regular visits, or upon disclosure of abuse. (Available in English, Spanish, and Chinese)
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January 2012

Safe Homes, Safe Babies: Creating Futures Without Violence

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This safety card for women can be distributed by perinatal health care providers to patients. The card outlines questions women may ask themselves about their relationships, birth control use and parenting, while offering supportive messages and referrals to national support services for help. Available in English and Spanish.
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January 2012

Addressing Intimate Partner Violence, Reproductive and Sexual Coercion: A Guide for Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Reproductive Health Care Settings, Second Edition

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This document expands the scope of routine screening for IPV to include assessment for reproductive and sexual coercion. A trauma-informed, comprehensive approach to relationship violence that includes behaviors that interfere with patients reproductive health can improve the quality of care and reproductive health outcomes including higher contraceptive compliance, fewer unintended pregnancies, preventing coerced and repeat abortions, and reducing sexually transmitted infections (STIs)/HIV and associated risk behaviors.
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January 2012

Did You Know Your Relationship Affects Your Health?

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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.
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January 2012

Assisting Trafficking Victims: A Guide for Victim Advocates

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This information packet describes practices used in cases of human trafficking, how they relate to sexual violence, and how to assist and advocate for victims of human trafficking.
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January 2012

Hanging Out or Hooking Up?

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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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August 2011

A Trauma-Informed Approach to Domestic Violence Advocacy

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This document is part of the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, & Mental Health’s Creating Trauma-Informed Services Tipsheet Series. It explains the “five core components of a trauma-informed approach to domestic violence advocacy.”
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June 2011

Working together to end Abuse in Later Life in Latino Communities

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The abuse of older adults is a common problem in our society, but rarely discussed. This is particularly challenging because victims/survivors of elder abuse are often an invisible population across cultures, gender, immigration status, etc. In this webinar, presenters discuss the specific and unique needs of Latino victims of elder abuse as this group is especially underrepresented in research and practice. Best approaches for bridging this gap as well as examples of successful collaborations to address this problem are highlighted in this webinar.
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May 2011

Risk Assessment and Intimate Partner Violence: Bridging Research and Practice

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This webinar presents three areas of research on risk assessment in intimate partner violence and describes future directions for linking research and practice in a way that pulls prediction into management, gives victim voice, and integrates advocate expertise.
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May 2011

Intimate Partner Violence and Lifetime Trauma

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This article reviews available research exploring the link between histories of physical and sexual abuse in childhood and IPV victimization in adulthood.