Category

    domestic violence

  1. Domestic Violence Enhanced Home Visitation Program

    The Domestic Violence Enhanced Home Visitation Program (DOVE) was a randomized controlled trial to determine the effectiveness of incorporating interpersonal violence (IPV) screening and safety plans into home visits. Pregnant women in the control group and the DOVE intervention group received home visits before the baby was born until the...
  2. The Ambassador Toolkit: Take Action Against Teen Dating Violence

    FUTURES’ award-winning, national public education initiative, That’s Not Cool, has released a new resource: the Ambassador Toolkit. That’s Not Cool is an award-winning national public education campaign managed by FUTURES to engage young people online around healthy relationships and the prevention of digital abuse. The program’s interactive website, tools, and...
  3. Supporting LGBTQ Youth: What Peer Educators Need to Know

    Administration for Children and Families grantee Northwest Network of Bisexual, Transgender, Lesbian & Gay Survivors of Abuse shares innovative approaches to working with LGBTQ youth to build healthy relationships and communities. Attendees will learn about Love+ a domestic and sexual violence prevention project that works with young people to build...
  4. Substance Use, Domestic Violence and Latinos and Latinas: Examining the Intersections

    Between 20% and 25% of Latinas will experience domestic violence (DV) during their lifetime, and 1 in 20 in the previous 12 months. Immigrant women (including Latinas) who are married are more likely to experience DV than unmarried women. A study that included 2,000 Latinas found 63.1% of women identified being victimized in their lifetime....
  5. Integrating Intimate Partner Violence Assessment and Intervention into Healthcare

    The Institute of Medicine, United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), and national healthcare organizations recommend screening and counseling for intimate partner violence (IPV) within the US healthcare setting. The Affordable Care Act includes screening and brief counseling for IPV as part of required free preventive services for women. Thus,...
  6. Project Empower: Injury and Violence Prevention Program

    NNEDLearn 2014 Participant: Virginia Commonwealth University, Injury and Violence Prevention Program Description: Project Empower by the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) health system recognizes intimate partner violence (IPV) as a public health issue. In 1997 the Forensic Nursing Team was established and has grown to include 10 members and 24/7 coverage in...