A Family Guide to Keeping Youth Mentally Healthy & Drug Free
This web site from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) was developed to support the efforts of parents and other caring adults to promote mental health and prevent unhealthy activities among 7- to 18-year-olds. It is a great resource for information on date rape drugs.
Coaching Boys into Men
Men have the power to teach boys that violence towards women is wrong. The Family Violence Prevention Fund asks men to take initiative and talk with boys about violence against women.
Family Justice Center Alliance
The vision of the Family Justice Center alliance is to create a network of national and international centers with close working relationships, shared training and technical assistance, collaborative learning processes, and coordinated funding assistance.
Family Justice Center, San Diego
This link leads to the web site of the San Diego Family Justice Center -- the first Center of its kind in the US. It is the most comprehensive "one stop shop" in the nation for victims of family violence and their children. Victims of domestic violence in the City of San Diego can come to one location to talk to an advocate, get a restraining order, plan for their safety, talk to a police officer, meet with a prosecutor, receive medical assistance, counsel with a chaplain, get help with transportation, and obtain nutrition or pregnancy services counseling.
Family Violence Prevention Fund
Includes updates on the latest research and development in the field, as well as information on health, workplace, and global response to domestic violence
Georgetown University Maternal and Child Health Library's Knowledge Path on Domestic Violence
University's Maternal and Child Health Library's Knowledge Path on Domestic Violence. It is intended to provide a selection of current, high-quality resources about identifying and responding to domestic violence within the home and in the community. It is aimed at health professionals, program administrators, policymakers, advocates, researchers, employers, and victims of abuse and their families.
Honor Our Voices
Honor Our Voices is designed to provide the opportunity to see domestic violence through the eyes and voices of children. The purpose of this learning module is to create a multi-pronged response to increase the awareness and sensitivity of shelter advocates and other social service providers to the needs of children and suggest promising ways of enhancing services for children exposed to domestic violence. The project was created by the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse (MINCAVA) and the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare at the School of Social Work at the University of Minnesota, with support from the Avon Foundation for Women.
Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma
Family Violence and Sexual Assault Institute (FVSAI) has now merged with Alliant International University to form The Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT). The IVAT is an important International resource, research and training center that includes all areas of violence, abuse and trauma.
National Council on Child Abuse & Family Violence (NCCAFV)
and it's "American Campaign for Prevention of Child Abuse and Family Violence." NCCAFV provides public awareness and education materials, program and resource development consultation, and technical assistance and training in the United States and internationally.
This new program designed to help men teach boys about violence in relationships is sponsored by the Family Violence Prevention Fund.
Toolkit for Working With Men and Boys
This link leads to a new resource from the Family Violence Prevention Fund designed to help organizations work with men and boys to prevent gender-based violence. It provides readings, case studies, handouts, exercises, and other resources as well as community-building tools.
Violence Among Family Members and Intimate Partners
This FBI Special Report released October 25, 2004 is based on data collected through the Uniform Crime Report Program's National Incident-Based Reporting System for the years 1996 - 2001. Newly updated January 2005.