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March 2015

"Be Food Safe" Fact Sheets for At-Risk Populations

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This page includes fact sheets about food safety for at-risk populations, including people with HIV/AIDS, pregnant women, older adults, and people with diabetes.
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January 2013

Federal Strategic Action Plan on Services for Victims of Human Trafficking in the United States 2013-2017

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This action plan lays out a 5-year path for further strengthening coordination, collaboration, and capacity across governmental and nongovernmental entities dedicated to providing support to the victims of human trafficking.
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October 2012

Helping Children Recover from Exposure to Trauma: Resources for Child Care Providers and Parents

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This is a document provides information on helping children recover from trauma. It provides links to resources and training modules for early childhood educators.
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May 2012

Services Available to Victims of Human Trafficking: A Resource Guide for Social Service Providers

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This booklet provides brief descriptions of community and State-funded resources available to victims of trafficking. Various Federal benefits and services are included as well as details on how to obtain a Certification Letter or Eligibility Letter from the HHS Office of Refugee Resettlement.
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January 2011

The 2011 HHS Poverty Guidelines

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Links to a fact sheet and additional background information are provided.
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January 2011

Evidence-Based Practices for Children Exposed to Violence: A Selection from Federal Databases

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This document gathers federal research about programs that serve children exposed to violence and includes a summary of the practices associated with successful results.
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April 2010

Evidence-Based Mental Health Treatment for Victims of Human Trafficking

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This issue brief examines the evidence-based research for treating common mental health conditions experienced by victims of human trafficking.
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January 2007

Preventing Child Sexual Abuse Within Youth Serving Organizations: Getting Started on Policies and Procedures

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This guide identifies six key components of child sexual abuse prevention for organizations. It includes prevention goals and critical strategies for each component. Suggestions for addressing challenges and tools to help organizations get started are also provided.
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August 2006

Traumatic Brain Injury Screening: An Introduction

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Given its high prevalence, identification of TBI is critical in delivering appropriate services and supports to those who need them. This document provides an overview of the importance of screening for TBI among people accessing state and community services and supports. Information about available instruments used for screening for TBI, as well as tips for screening individuals with TBI are included.
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January 2005

A Guide to Managing Stress in Crisis Response Professions

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This guide provides basic information on the signs and symptoms of stress and offers practical strategies for stress management that can be incorporated into the daily routine of managers and workers.
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January 2004

Mental Health Response to Mass Violence and Terrorism: A Training Manual

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This manual is geared towards service providers responding to victims and community at large following incidents of mass violence and terrorism.
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Costs of Intimate Partner Violence Against Women in the United States

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"Recognizing the need to better measure both the scope of the problem of intimate partner violence (IPV) as well as resulting economic costsÑin particular, those related to health careÑCongress funded the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to conduct a study to obtain national estimates of the occurrence of IPV-related injuries, to estimate their costs to the health care system, and to recommend strategies to prevent IPV and its consequences." The resulting report, Costs of Intimate Partner Violence Against Women in the United States: describes briefly the development