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New Resource: A Health Care Guide for Survivors of Domestic & Sexual Violence

The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health worked in partnership with Futures Without Violence and Olga Trujillo, JD to develop a health brochure for those who have survived childhood or adult violence/abuse. The physical and emotional harm that … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar (July 21): Stigma & the Courts: Litigating Custody Cases on Behalf of Clients with Mental Health Disabilities

The American Bar Association Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence, with support from the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women, is pleased to announce the upcoming teleconference: Stigma & the Courts: Litigating Custody Cases on Behalf of … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar (July 24): Using a Trauma-Informed Approach: What Domestic Violence Court Professionals Need to Know

The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health is honored to present on a webinar hosted by the Center for Court Innovation. Please see the description below and join us for this webinar on July 24! *** Center … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar: Understanding Trauma and Mental Health in the Context of Domestic Violence Advocacy (May 20)

Hosted by: The National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center Presented by: Carole Warshaw, MD, Director of the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health Wed, May 20, 2015 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM CDT Experiencing Domestic Violence and other multiple forms … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar: Mental Health and Intimate Partner Violence (May 21)

Thursday, May 21, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET Hosted by: Jewish Women International, National Alliance to End Domestic Abuse Presented by: Cathy Cave and Carole Warshaw, MD, both of the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health This webinar … Continue reading

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New from the Hotline & NCDVTMH: Animated Info Graphic and One-Page Summary Illustrating the Results of the Mental Health Coercion Survey

The recently published report, Mental Health and Substance Use Coercion Surveys: Report from the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health and the National Domestic Violence Hotline, documents the high prevalence of mental health and substance use coercion … Continue reading

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New Resources from NNEDV & NCDVTMH: Using Video Conferencing to Increase Access to Counseling

Videoconferencing can offer survivors an alternative way to meet with a provider or counselor. For survivors who lack transportation or live too far from a program or counselor, videoconferencing may be the only way they can obtain medical, legal, or … Continue reading

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NCDVTMH Public Comments on the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan

The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health submitted public comments on the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan (2015-2020), prepared by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). We share in the excitement for … Continue reading

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New Policy Brief from NCDVTMH: Gender Stereotypes, Stigma & Perceptions of Survivors

Gender stereotypes and stigma associated with mental health and substance often intersect in ways that impact the ability of survivors to access support and assistance through the legal system. This policy brief addresses two prevalent misconceptions that frequently impact legal … Continue reading

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New Resource for DV Programs! A Guide for Using the Trauma-Informed Practice (TIP) Scales, by Drs. Cris M. Sullivan and Lisa Goodman

Many human service and advocacy-based organizations are committed to providing trauma-informed practices (TIP) to people using their services, and domestic violence (DV) programs are no exception. Some DV programs have a long history of using a trauma-informed lens in their work, while others … Continue reading

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