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RISE From Trauma Act

Resilience Investment, Support, and Expansion from Trauma ActSenators Durbin (D-IL) and Capito (R-WV) introduced the Resilience Investment, Support, and Expansion from Trauma Act or the RISE from Trauma Bill this week in the Senate. This is bipartisan legislation that would authorize more than $4 billion over 8 years to fund coordinated programming in communities, training …

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Leveraging Medicaid Managed Care Contracts To Address Intimate Partner Violence

Leveraging Medicaid Managed Care Contracts To Address Intimate Partner Violence

Medicaid is a critical source of health insurance for survivors of domestic violence. It provides a comprehensive benefit package that makes sure survivors can get the health and behavioral health services they need. This paper looks specifically at how states can better address domestic violence and increase access to critical services for survivors, including those …

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A Roadmap for Ending Domestic Violence in California: A Life Course Approach to Prevention

A Road Map for Ending Domestic Violence in California: A Life Course Approach to Prevention

The trauma from sexual and domestic abuse harms millions of women, men, children and non binary folks every year in California with sometimes life-long effects to health and wellness. The COVID-19 pandemic has proven that we must double our efforts in preventing and addressing domestic and sexual violence. Throughout this Road Map, FUTURES seeks to …

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Expansion of School-Based Health Services in California: An Opportunity for More Trauma-Informed Care for Children

California recently changed its Medicaid program to better leverage federal funding to provide physical, mental, and behavioral health services to d students experiencing trauma and violence. This policy brief explains how the recently approved Medicaid State Plan Amendment (SPA) helps school districts draw down more funds and is a model for how other states might …

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CHI Kids System Transformation

Health Care Payment and Delivery System Reform for Children as a Tool to Improve the Health of Vulnerable Communities

Policymakers need to recognize the long-term health, social, and economic benefits of upstream investments for children, including those who have experienced trauma, violence or severe adversity, and fully include children in health care payment and delivery system reform. This paper – a joint effort of Futures Without Violence and Families USA — examines the reasons …

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The Dobbs Decision

Statement of Esta Soler, President and Founder, Futures Without Violence June 24, 2022 Contact: Lisa Lederer, 202/371-1997 Supreme Court Ruling in Dobbs Case Will Cause Real Harm to Those Facing Violence and Abuse, Undermine Work to Make Families, Communities Safer and Healthier “Today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization will …

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Health and Public Health Recommendations for the Gender-based Violence National Action Plan

Policy Memo: Evaluating Social Service Referral Platforms: Considerations for Domestic and Sexual Violence Referrals.

Medicaid – Allowable Reimbursements and Consents Considerations It is becoming increasingly common for health care settings to respond to the non-medial, social needs of their patients, such as for housing or food insecurity and as part of that work increasingly addressing domestic violence. Health care providers now have access to a range of tools, including …

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