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The Business Case for Domestic Violence Programs in Health Care Settings

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This resource includes a PowerPoint presentation targeted at health care decision-makers and administrators that makes the case for domestic violence intervention programs, references, and a Return on Investment Tool to help analyze the costs and potential benefits of implementing comprehensive DV programs within health settings.
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Reproductive Justice 101: A Select History

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This Reproductive Justice 101 interactive timeline - from 1654 onward - is a great tool for starting dialogues within organizations about the issue.
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Safety Planning for Domestic Violence Victims Who Have Been Hit on the Head

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Its important to consider the possibility of a TBI in your safety planning, and to do what you can to protect yourself and prevent another injury. This handout provides information for victims of domestic violence to protect themselves from further injury and allow brain injuries to heal.
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Victimization of Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury or Other Disabilities: A Fact Sheet for Friends and Families

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This fact sheet includes information about why people with traumatic brain injury are vulnerable to victimization and how to help those who are victimized.
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Timeline of Important Reproductive Freedom Cases Decided by the Supreme Court

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This webpage lists major Supreme Court cases dealing with reproductive freedom – specifically, the right to contraception, the right to abortion, and the right to bear a child - through 2007.
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A New Vision for Advancing Our Movement for Reproductive Health, Reproductive Rights and Reproductive Justice

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This article defines reproductive oppression; outlining and providing the three main frameworks to achieve reproductive justice. It describes the problem, the strengths and weaknesses of the struggle, and gives direction and vision for the movement.
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Domestic Violence and Health Care Protocols

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These selected model protocols from various health care settings across the US provide a blueprint for responding effectively and efficiently to patients experiencing domestic violence.
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Improving the Health Sector Response to Gender Based Violence: A Resource Manual for Health Care Professionals in Developing Countries

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This manual presents lessons learned from a regional initiative to increase organizational capacity to respond to gender-based violence. The manual offers tools for responding to violence against women and discusses challenges and debates about how health sector should respond to VAW in developing countries.
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Ask, Validate, Document, Refer (AVDR) Tutorial for Dentists

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The Ask, Validate, Document, Refer (AVDR) Tutorial for Dentists video (on CD) provides a brief, interactive learning experience to help dentists and dental students respond to the challenging problem of domestic violence. The 15-minute tutorial provides a case study demonstrating how to conduct the AVDR intervention-steps that can be used by dentists and other oral health care professionals as part of a simple, yet effective response to domestic violence.
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Expanding Advocacy at the Intersection of Reproductive Justice & HIV/AIDS

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This Powerpoint discusses HIV health disparities in the United States, including a regional snapshot. It also reviews reproductive justice and federal policy issues, including the policing and criminalization of people living with AIDS through disclosure requirements, and policing of sexual activity and childbirth.