The National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse (NHCVA) is comprised of more than 30 national professional health associations, dedicated to reducing and addressing the health consequences of intimate partner violence (IPV) and abuse. Learn more about NHCVA and view a list of member associations. NHCVA offers free resources and  webinars featuring experts on key topics in health and domestic/sexual violence. For more information, please contact us.

Recent Webinar:

Title: Trauma-Informed Care of Immigrant and Refugee Children

Learning Objectives:

  1. Examine the effects of trauma on immigrant children
  2. Discuss mental health screening of immigrant children
  3. Discuss strengths based approaches to build resilience and heal trauma
  4. Learn how to utilize the medical home/care coordination models to more effectively meet the unique needs of immigrant children and families.

View the recording here.

Download the slides here.


Recent Webinar:

New Public Health Strategies for Violence Prevention

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Watch the recording: http://futureswithoutviolence.adobeconnect.com/p4ncnvpm1od/ 

Download the presentation slides here

Resources mentioned in the webinar discussion:

Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe how violence prevention can be integrated into efforts to address social determinants of
  2.  Incorporate both risk (trauma exposure) and resiliency (safeness) into violence prevention planning
  3. List examples of new strategies for public health surveillance that incorporate trauma exposure;
  4. Integrate violence exposure into a health equity framework to better address disparities in health
    related to violence.
Featured Speaker:
Connie Mitchell, MD, MPH, Deputy Director, Center for Family Health, CA Dept of Public Health
 Recent Resources:

For more resources, please visit our resources page.


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