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Brief Screening for Possible Brain Injury

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This brief screening tool is used to determine if an individual has experienced a brain injury during the course of a domestic violence incident, or at any other time.
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Medical Power & Control Wheel

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This graphic depicts some ways in which healthcare providers may inadvertently contribute to increase the isolation and decrease the safety of victims of domestic violence.
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What You Should Know About Violence and Harassment Against LGBT Individuals

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This factsheet contains information on violence and harassment against LGBT individuals. Topics covered include LGBT youth violence and harassment, likelihood of experiencing violence and harassment for transgender people, LGBT couples and intimate partner violence, health impacts, and intersectionality of race and LGBT identity.
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Talk To Your Doctor About PrEP

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This brochure offers guidance around meeting with a doctor about PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis), including before, during, and after a visit.
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A Domestic Violence Campus Organizing Guide for Health Professional Students and Faculty

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This brief notes that health care providers receive inadequate training on domestic violence prevention, identification, and response, and presents guidelines for students to organize fellow students and faculty to initiate policy change.
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Making the Connection: Intimate Partner Violence and Public Health

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This document provides an introduction to basic prevention concepts by exploring the public health approach, two classification systems, a planning tool used to develop more comprehensive initiatives, and the importance of understanding terminology. It addresses the topics of women's health, mental health and substance abuse, family planning, STIs and HIV, perinatal programs, breastfeeding, child and adolescent health, and injury and violence prevention.
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Helping Families Deal With the Stress of Relocation After a Disaster

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This handout provides information to help families deal with relocation stress after a disaster.
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Food, Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Information for Use Before and After a Disaster or Emergency

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This page contains information on why food and water might not be safe to consume during and after an emergency. Information on how to keep water and food safe after a disaster or emergency is also included.
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Family Violence Quality Assessment Tool for Primary Care Offices

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The tool may be used to assess family violence efforts in primary care practices at the beginning and intermittently (every 6 months, every year, every few years) when focusing on family violence as a quality improvement goal. It is meant to be a tool for identifying deficiencies and so that they can be remedied and the care to patients living with violence and abuse can be improved.
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Reproductive Justice Factsheet

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This factsheet details a description of reproductive justice for women living with HIV/AIDS, the challenges to receiving medical care, and promising practices.
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Prepare Your Health

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There are many reasons to prepare your health for an emergency. This webpage offers guidance on how to take preparedness actions in the case of a public health emergency.
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Family Violence Nursing Curriculum

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While nurses must be able to respond skillfully to victims of all types of violence, responding to victims of family violence requires sensitivity rooted in understanding how it differs from other types of violence. The content of this curriculum, which grew out of the 1999 American Association of Colleges of Nursing competencies, was developed in response to those findings to provide Minnesota nursing faculty essential curricular information to develop student competence in preventing, assessing, and responding to family violence across the lifespan.