Sample Health Center Protocol

Description:  The protocol purpose is to prevent exploitation, human trafficking, domestic violence, and intimate partner violence by helping patients have healthy relationships and promote their health as workers. This will occur through universal education about healthy relationships and fair labor practices for the prevention of abuse, violence, and exploitation. The protocol will enable the health […]

Intimate Partner Violence and Human Trafficking: How Health Centers Can Respond During COVID-19

View original blog post on NACHC’s website here. AUTHORS: Kimberly S.G. Chang, MD, MPH, Asian Health Services, and Anna Marjavi, Futures Without Violence “Thank you!” Often, we hear these words from patients when we prescribe medicines that help with their illnesses. Or when we assist with appointments to specialists, for a procedure patients require, or when we help to […]

New Learning Collaboratives for Health Centers: Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking

View original blog post on NACHC’s website here. Authors: Anisa Ali, MA, Futures Without Violence; Kimberly S.G. Chang, MD, MPH, Asian Health Services Did you know that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month? We are 100% certain that every single health center cares for people who have been affected by domestic violence. Domestic violence is common: […]

Sample Memorandum of Understanding

Description: The purpose of this model Memorandum of Understanding is to provide a model that contains best practices for building and sustaining health center and domestic violence program partnerships.  Download RELATED RESOURCES Related Learning Opps

Health Center Protocols to Address IPV and HT: Developing, Adapting, and Formalizing A Universal Education Protocol in Partnership with Community-based Programs (A Learning Collaborative)

Past Learning Collaboratives Icon

Title: Health Center Protocols to Address IPV and HT: Developing, Adapting, and Formalizing A Universal Education Protocol in Partnership with Community-based Programs (A Learning Collaborative) Description: Futures Without Violence (FUTURES) is funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Bureau of Primary Health Care, to work with health centers and systems to support those at risk […]

Healing Centered Engagement for Patients Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence

Past Learning Collaboratives Icon

Description: The National Health Network on Intimate Partner Violence and Human Trafficking, funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Bureau of Primary Health Care, works with health centers and systems to support those at risk of experiencing or surviving intimate partner violence (IPV) or human trafficking (HT) and to bolster prevention efforts. The […]

Increasing Staff Capacity to Respond to Intimate Partner Violence & Human Trafficking During COVID-19

Past Webinars Icon

This webinar offers a combination of self-care and organizational practice strategies to help prevent provider burn out and bolster staff readiness for implementing CUES, as well as trauma-informed and healing-centered practices. Lifetime exposure to violence is common and working with clients who are experiencing or have experienced trauma/violence can trigger painful memories and trauma for […]

Intimate Partner Violence/Human Trafficking: Building Partnerships Between Community Health Centers And Domestic Violence Advocacy Programs

Past Webinars Icon

Description: This webinar will feature the critical role of domestic violence advocacy programs in supporting patients on intimate partner violence/human trafficking (IPV/HT) and how to build meaningful collaborations including initiating Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) and bidirectional warm referrals. FUTURES will help community health centers (CHCs) establish this partnership by detailing mutual partnership benefits; sharing an MOU […]