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The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
total results: 257  | date published date added a-z

Special Collection

Special Collection
September 2015

The Intersections Between Intimate Partner Violence and HIV/AIDS

Author(s):
This Special Collection is designed to assist domestic violence advocates in providing support and resources to victims of domestic violence who are also living with HIV/AIDS or at risk of contracting HIV due to violence in the context of their relationship.
Special Collection
June 2014

Traumatic Brain Injury and Domestic Violence: Understanding the Intersections

This collection offers tools to screen for traumatic brain injury within the context of domestic violence as well as presentations, articles, and other relevant resources on this topic.
Special Collection
January 2013

Domestic Violence and Health Care

This collection organizes resources into the following five areas: 1) the impact of domestic violence on health; 2) public health approaches to domestic violence prevention; 3) guidelines and issues concerning identification and intervention by health care providers; 4) information about collaboration between health care providers and domestic violence advocates; and 5) training.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
March 2018

Coercion Related to Mental Health and Substance Use in the Context of Intimate Partner Violence: A Toolkit for Screening, Assessment, and Brief Counseling in Primary Care and Behavioral Health Settings

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This toolkit provides trauma-informed guidance on integrating questions about mental health and substance use coercion into routine mental health and substance use histories and into in-depth IPV assessments in primary care and behavioral health settings.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2018

State-Funded Medical Assistance Programs

Publisher(s):
This table presents a list of state funded programs that provide medical coverage for immigrants who are not eligible for federally funded Medicaid program.
Materials
  • General Material
December 2017

The Premium Tax Credit

Publisher(s):
This IRS website provides basic information on eligibility for the premium tax credit, reporting changes in circumstance to the marketplace, and claiming the credit on federal tax returns. The website also links to IRS publications, regulations, and notices related to the premium tax credit.
Materials
  • General Material
November 2017

HIV/AIDS Fact Sheet

Publisher(s):
This resource includes the causes and symptoms of AIDS, as well as how to test for and diagnose HIV.
Materials
  • General Material
August 2017

The Economic Cost of Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking

Publisher(s):
The physical aspects of violence often result in significant medical costs and time off from work, and psychological effects of violence can have long-term consequences. This fact sheet summarizes findings from research literature on the economic consequences and costs of IPV, sexual assault, and stalking for victims and survivors.
Materials
  • General Material
June 2017

Post-Assault Healthcare and Crime Victim Compensation for Immigrant Victims of Violence: Medical Coverage and Services for Immigrants

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This document provides a state-by-state break-down of benefits and protections available for immigrant survivors of violence. It also addresses eligibility requirements, coverage, requirements for receiving emergency contraception, the process to apply, and any other requirements necessary to receive benefits.
Materials
  • General Material
May 2017

Protect Affordable Health Care Access: Action Kit for Survivors, Advocates, and Allies

Publisher(s):
This toolkit is designed to help domestic and sexual violence (DSV) advocates understand the evolving health care landscape and make strategic choices as they decide whether and how to partner with health care providers in order to reach more survivors of DSV in need.
Materials
  • General Material
March 2017

Traumatic Brain Injury–Related Emergency Department Visits, Hospitalizations, and Deaths — United States, 2007 and 2013

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This report from the CDC describes the estimated incidence of TBI-related emergency department (ED) visits, hospitalizations, and deaths during 2013 and makes comparisons to similar estimates from 2007.
Materials
  • General Material
February 2017

Female Genital Mutilation

Publisher(s):
This fact sheet describes FGM and explains who is at risk for experiencing these procedures. The fact sheet also describes the international response to this problem.