News Archives

News Archives

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NCFY Reads: ‘Sex Trafficking Prevention: A Trauma-Informed Approach for Parents and Professionals’

October 29, 2015

An anti-trafficking advocate and survivor shares her personal experience and what it takes to identify and support trafficked young people.

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Are Anti-Violence Professionals Ready to Embrace Technology?

October 28, 2015

Researchers surveyed 471 people working with survivors to to see if they are ready and able to use technology.

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Working with Children Exposed to Violence

October 27, 2015

We share three resources designed to help families heal.

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Research Roundup: Family-Based Approaches to Preventing Teen Dating Violence

October 26, 2015

Learn about two prevention programs that begin at home.

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Creating Sexual Health Classrooms Inclusive of Teen Parents

October 21, 2015

Three training experts share ways to empower and engage teen parents and their allies.

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From the National Runaway Safeline: Lily's Story

October 20, 2015

Learn how the National Runaway Safeline helped a young woman who wanted to run away from home.

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Q&A: Making Anti-Violence Programs More Welcoming for Transgender Survivors

October 16, 2015

We talk to researcher Kristie Seelman about new findings and steps programs can take to be more inclusive.

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4 Ways to Commemorate Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 14, 2015

Join us in raising awareness and recognizing anti-violence efforts across the country.

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Research Roundup: Connections Between Drug Use and Violence, Trauma Among Homeless Youth

October 13, 2015

Researchers explore how drug use in homeless youth may connect to different types of violence.

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Assessing Young People’s Stress Levels and Coping Skills

October 12, 2015

We share resources that spur the conversation around stress and how to manage it.

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'Preventing and Ending Youth Homelessness: A Coordinated Community Response'

October 8, 2015

The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness released a new report on community collaboration to meet young people's needs.

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Do Risky Family Environments Impact Dating Relationships?

October 7, 2015

Researchers set out to explore how young couples may be shaped by their childhood experiences at home.

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Free Online Guide Provides Tips for Incorporating Trauma-Informed Practices Into Staff Trainings

October 6, 2015

Learn about components you can add to trainings to keep staff safe and grounded.

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What Affects the Quality of Treatment Received by Transgender Survivors of Violence?

October 5, 2015

A new study looks at the potential impact of race, U.S. citizenship, suicidal thoughts and behaviors, and more.

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From the Family Room Blog: Hurricane Recovery for Domestic Violence Victims

October 2, 2015

Learn how the Family and Youth Services Bureau connects survivors of domestic violence to resources after disasters like Hurricane Sandy.

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