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January 2010

Privacy Considerations When Posting Content Online

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For those who want to be more protective of their online information, this handout provides some questions to consider when posting content online.
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January 2010

Social Networking & Privacy Tips for Domestic & Sexual Violence Programs

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This one page handout introduces a few important safety risks and confidentiality considerations for advocates and organizations participating in social media.
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January 2009

Website Safety: Tips For Advocacy Organizations

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This handout covers 3 basic steps organizations can take if they work with survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking: (1) have safety alerts and an escape button on every page of your website; (2) post some general safety tips that alert survivors to risks without educating stalkers about new ways to abuse; and, (3) use web forms that promote informed consent.
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October 2008

Intimate Partner Violence: Encouraging Disclosure and Referral in the Primary Care Setting

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This article discusses the critical role of primary care providers in identifying intimate partner violence and facilitating referrals through routine inquiry, ongoing dialogue, and establishing patient trust.
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August 2008

Balancing Obligations: Serving Teen Victims and Mandated Reporting of Statutory Rape

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This paper provides information about statutory rape and mandatory reporting laws for statutory rape. It discusses obstacles faced by service providers with regards to confidentiality and reporting and provides suggestions for overcoming them.
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July 2008

CPS: Closing the Distance Between Domestic Violence Advocacy and Child Protective Services

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This article explains collaboration efforts between domestic violence agencies and CPS in Oregon. Additionally, it gives detailed observations from a first-person perspective and includes resources (including a report by Ellen Pence and Terri Taylor of Praxis International).
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January 2008

Chart a Course: Policies that Affect Victim Services for Teens

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This booklet is a guide on examining policies for working with teens who experience crime and abuse. It provides information about mandatory reporting, confidential communications, boundaries, and building partnerships with advocates and schools.
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January 2008

Computers and Networks

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The ways in which agencies and innovative partnerships use their computers and networks impacts the safety and confidentiality of services for victims and survivors, and their children. This tip sheet briefly highlights: basics about how computers and networks work; how agencies and partnerships are or might use computers and networks; and, some benefits, risks and things to consider including issues of: technical support, essentials, training, disposal, cost, security, authorized access and user names, backups, and, security in colocated sites.
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January 2008

Tech Savvy Teens: Choosing Who Gets To See Your Info

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This 2 page handout for teens and students discusses important choices they can make about who gets to access their personal information.
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January 2008

Data Security Checklist to Increase Victim Safety & Privacy

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For use by local domestic violence and rape crisis service programs and other community service providers, this checklist is a starting point in discussing client safety and data security for agencies. IMPORTANT NOTE: This checklist is not intended to replace intensive training. Please work with your State Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalitions to increase your community's awareness of data security.
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January 2008

Myths & Realities of Identity Change

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This 2 page handout addresses common issues for victims who are considering changing their identity (e.g. name, U.S. social security number, birth certificate, etc.) as part of an attempt to remain safe and hidden from an abuser or stalker. It dispels seven common myths by describing realities of what can happen after an identity change and by providing introductory tips on protecting your identity.
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January 2008

Technology Safety Planning with Survivors: Tips to discuss if someone you know is in danger

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This handout provides some simple but critical tips about phone, computer, email, instant messaging and other technology use to discuss if someone you know is in danger. Available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Somali, and Russian.