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January 2021

Violence Prevention at CDC

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Violence is a serious problem in the United States. It affects people in all stages of life—from infants to the elderly—and has profound impact on lifelong health, opportunity, and well-being. This webpage from the CDC defines violence as a public health issue and offers resources for primary prevention using a public health framework.
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October 2020

Committed to Safety for ALL Survivors: Guidance for Domestic Violence Programs on Supporting Survivors Who Use Substances

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Bridging NCDVTMH’s expertise in domestic and sexual violence (DSV) and substance use, Committed to Safety for ALL Survivors assists programs and advocates in supporting survivors who use substances by providing practical strategies embedded within an accessible, culturally responsive, and trauma-informed (ACRTI) approach.
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September 2020

National Prevention Town Hall 2020 Breakout Session 2A: Intersecting Pandemics

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In September 2020, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence held its first National Prevention Town Hall. This session explores how and why the COVID-19 crisis has impacted communities of color and women differently than white communities.
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May 2020

Gender and COVID-19 Advocacy Brief

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Pandemics and outbreaks have differential impacts on women and men. This advocacy brief outlines key asks to guide investments in quality and gender-sensitive research on the adverse health, social and economic impacts of COVID-19.
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May 2020

COVID-19 Impact Briefs

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The National Resource Center for Reaching Victims conducted a series of listening sessions to unearth the impact the COVID-19 health crisis is having on underserved victims of crime and better resource the crime victim services field to respond to those needs. This series of impact briefs summarizes key findings.
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April 2020

Law Enforcement Response to Domestic and Sexual Violence and COVID-19

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On April 23, 2020, the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) hosted a Virtual Roundtable on COVID-19 and Law Enforcement Response to Domestic and Sexual Violence. Included is a recording of the virtual roundtable and a compilation of resources, such as webinars, libraries, and lists that were referenced.
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March 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Interim Guidance for Homeless Shelters

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Persons experiencing homelessness may be at risk for infection during an outbreak of COVID-19. This interim guidance is intended to support response planning by homeless service providers, including overnight emergency shelters, day shelters, and meal service providers.
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February 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Communication Resources

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CDC offers free resources including video, fact sheets, and posters. Resources on this page can be used to guide service providers' communications with the field about how to stay safe and healthy.
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  • Training Tools
February 2020

Moving Forward

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People with risk factors may be more likely to experience violence. Meanwhile, protective factors can help buffer people from violence. This video humanizes both types of factors by using actors on a stage to show how people can move up or get held back in life, depending on positive or negative impacts.
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November 2019

Vital Signs: Estimated Proportion of Adult Health Problems Attributable to Adverse Childhood Experiences and Implications for Prevention: 25 States, 2015–2017

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Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), such as victimization, substance misuse in the household, or witnessing intimate partner violence, have been linked to leading causes of adult morbidity and mortality. This report presents the CDC’s first ever comprehensive estimates of the potential to improve Americans’ health by preventing ACEs.
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  • NRCDV Publications
May 2019

How can domestic violence (DV) programs partner with home visiting programs to better support survivors and their children?

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For families experiencing domestic violence, home visitors can play a key role in screening for abuse, assisting with safety planning and providing referrals to advocacy services. NRCDV's May 2019 TA Question of the Month highlights the experiences of a collaborative initiative implemented in the state of Florida to better equip home visitors to offer support to families experiencing or at-risk for intimate partner violence.
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  • NRCDV Publications
October 2018

How does an investment in building strong, healthy communities benefit survivors of intimate partner violence?

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Being surrounded by strong community, including neighbors one interacts with and cares about, can provide a buffer against experiences and consequences of intimate partner violence. NRCDV's October 2018 TA Question of the Month explores how neighbors and advocates can work together help bolster these strong spaces of social support for survivors.