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Learning and capacity building resources for advocates, preventionists, and activists

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Publication Rutgers UniversityJuly 2, 2018

Bringing Awareness to Domestic Violence and Abusive Relationships – What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence is not limited to physical forms of battery or abuse. Rather, it takes a variety of forms. Domestic violence can include emotional, physical, sexual, economic, or psychological methods of abuse or control.

Webinar Jennifer Ponce, Human OptionsJune 21, 2018

Digital Advocacy: Texting with our Teens
Prevention Peer Network

Through our H.E.A.R.T. (Healthy Emotions and Attitudes in Relationships Today Program), we have developed a digital advocacy component to better be able to meet our teens, pre-teens and young adult where they our. After we have left the classroom we have designed a way for our teens to reach our for help, support, and resources. We set up our H.E.A.R.T. chat and text line, which allows teens to text or live chat with an advocate online so that they do not have to call our hotline for services.

Publication Futures Without Violence, Blue Shield of California FoundationJune 5, 2018

Data Pilot Health Assessment Form

This document includes questions about general health status, alcohol and substance abuse and sexual and reproductive health for domestic violence programs to use to assess survivors.

Publication Next Door Solutions to Domestic ViolenceJanuary 1, 2017

Domestic Violence and Health Care Partnership Toolkit: Promoting Success Through Collaborative Partnerships

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Publication Futures Without ViolenceNovember 1, 2018

DV Advocates Guide to Partnering with Health Care: Models for Collaboration and Reimbursement

Outlines the evolving health care landscape and supports strategic thinking around how advocates can collaborate with health care providers and implement models for reimbursement to integrate health advocacy in order to respond to survivor health needs.

Website RISE San Luis ObispoJanuary 1, 2018

RISE: Resources for Healthcare Providers

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Publication Futures Without Violence, Blue Shield of California FoundationJanuary 1, 2017

Sustaining Partnerships – a Strategic Plan

A prescriptive guide for sustaining domestic violence and health care partnerships.

Publication Los Angeles Biomedical Research InstituteMarch 1, 2015

Women’s Health Care Clinic Outreach and Education Program: Intimate Partner Violence/Domestic Violence Protocol

This document outlines guidelines and strategies for assessment, response, intervention and universal education, and discusses how to best support staff through training and resources.

Publication Mayview Community Health CenterOctober 29, 2015

Domestic Violence Protocol

This document outlines guiding principles, IPV assessment, continuity of care, and staff roles and responsibilities.

Publication Futures Without ViolenceSeptember 1, 2014

Privacy Principles for Protecting Victims of Domestic Violence

This document outlines privacy concerns around safety and confidentiality specific to health information technology and health information exchange.


Understanding the Impacts of Domestic Violence on Survivors

The Depp v. Heard trial has been trauma activating for many survivors. At this moment when domestic violence is receiving a lot of sensationalized attention throughout the various forms of media, we affirm the need for attention on concrete solutions—those that support survivors, educate on the realities of domestic violence, and prevent it from occurring in the first place.