This 90-minute training is designed to help advocates and service
providers who receive state or federal domestic violence funds to
understand whether they are mandated reporters who must report
child abuse even if they know about it through confidential
client communications. The training also explores what kind of
information would have to be reported, and what would not, if
someone is a mandated reporter.
This brief outlines the value and importance of health advocacy,
as well as collaboration between the health and DV fields to
promote survivor health. It shares lessons and best practices
from recent California-based work through the Domestic Violence
and Health Care Partnership (DVHCP) project and encourages
continued change in practice, policy, and systems across sectors.
As healthcare delivery systems and the policy landscape are
rapidly transforming, there is an opportunity to scale successful
programs, policies, and innovations across the state of
California to better prevent and address IPV and improve health.
This document outlines lessons learned from the field and policy
and practice recommendations.
“In this report, we explored whether talking about race directly
could effectively move people to support progressive fiscal
policies. We tested messages that re-frame people of color as
contributing, hardworking Americans —“makers” instead of
“takers”—with the goal of moving people toward supporting more
progressive fiscal policies.
The purpose of this policy is to offer a comprehensive,
interdisciplinary approach to the problem of
dating violence and sexual violence in District of Columbia
Public Schools. In order to provide DCPS
employees with the tools necessary to effectively address dating
violence and sexual violence among
their students, this policy will address the following
• Protocol for school response to dating violence and sexual
• Training for school employees
• Prevention education for students
Shifting Boundaries is intended to reduce peer and dating
violence and sexual harassment by students in middle schools. The
program includes six classroom sessions and a school-wide
component. An experimental study found that the program had many
large and statistically significant positive impacts on
(decreases in) violence victimization and perpetration in peer
and dating relationships, but it also found increases in total
violence victimization and perpetration in peer relationships in
schools where only the school-wide component was implemented.
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.
An overview of how adolescent dating abuse is routinely covered
in the media, along with the Partnership’s work towards changing
the narrative and messaging used when talking about adolescent
dating abuse. This poster was presented at the 2017 National
Conference on Health and Domestic Violence.