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Additional Resources

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Phone: 202-638-5577
This Website provides professional publications about violence against women, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, adolescent dating violence, and patient education materials in both English and Spanish.

Center for Sex Offender Management
Phone: 301-589-9383
The Center for Sex Offender Management's (CSOM) goal is to enhance public safety by preventing further victimization through improving the management of adult and juvenile sex offenders in the community.

Clearinghouse on Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly
Phone: 302-831-3525
The Clearinghouse on Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly (CANE) is the nation's largest archive of published research, training, government documents, and other sources on elder abuse. The CANE collection is fully computerized and contains nearly 5,000 holdings. You can also search its database to obtain references pertaining to the many facets of elder mistreatment.

Communities Against Violence Network
Phone: 202-255-0202
Through an international network of professionals, Communities Against Violence Network (CAVNET) enhances collaboration among rape crisis centers, law enforcement, prosecutors, advocates, and others. CAVNET also addresses sexual assault, rape, incest, domestic violence, youth violence, and the victimization of people with disabilities.

Family Violence Prevention Fund
Phone: 415-252-8900
For more than two decades, the Family Violence Prevention Fund (FVPF) has worked to end violence against women and children around the world. FVPF was instrumental in developing the landmark Violence Against Women Act passed by Congress in 1994, and has continued to break new ground by reaching new audiences including men and youth. FVPF promotes leadership within communities to ensure that violence prevention efforts become self-sustaining, and transforms the way health care providers, police, judges, employers and others address violence.

Family Violence and Sexual Assault Institute
Phone: 858-623-2777 ext. 416
The mission of the Family Violence and Sexual Assault Institute (FVSAI) is to improve the quality of life for individuals on an international level by sharing and disseminating vital information, improving networking among professionals, and assisting with program evaluation, consultation, and training that promotes violence-free living.

FaithTrust Institute
Phone: 206-634-1903
The FaithTrust Institute (formerly Center for the Prevention of Sexual and Domestic Violence) provides training and educational resources for clergy, lay leaders, seminary faculty, chaplains, policy makers of religious institutions, and community advocates about the faith aspects of sexual and domestic violence.

Generation Five
Phone: 415-285-6658
Generation Five is a nonprofit organization that brings together diverse community leaders working to end child sexual abuse within five generations. Its programs provide leadership training to community members, activists and agency professionals and foster national strategy and information exchange about child sexual abuse.

Men Can Stop Rape
Phone: 202-265-6530
Men Can Stop Rape empowers male youth and the institutions that serve them to work as allies with women to prevent rape and other forms of men's violence. Through awareness-to-action education and community organizing, the program promotes gender equity and focuses on building men's capacity to be strong without being violent.

Men Stopping Rape
Phone: 608-257-4444
Men Stopping Rape (MSR) is one of the nation’s oldest and most active community-based group of men working to end male violence against women and men. MSR directly involves participants in workshops and lectures in classes, fraternities, residence halls, sororities, high schools, prisons, and the workplace.

Men Stopping Violence
Phone: 404-270-9894
Men Stopping Violence works locally and nationally to dismantle sexist belief systems, social structures, and institutional practices that oppresses women and children and dehumanizes men.

National Center on Elder Abuse
Phone: 202-898-2586
The National Center on Elder Abuse is dedicated to educating the public about elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation and its tragic consequences. The Center is an internationally-recognized resource for policy leaders, practitioners, prevention specialists, researchers, advocates, families, and concerned citizens.

National Sexual Violence Resource Center
Phone: 877-739-3895
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) is a comprehensive collection and distribution center for information, statistics, and resources related to sexual violence. It serves as a resource for state, territory, and tribal anti-sexual assault coalitions, rape crisis centers, allied organizations, community projects, policy-makers, government entities, media, educators, health care providers and others working to address and eliminate sexual assault.

National Women’s Health Information Center
Office on Women’s Health
Department of Health and Human Services
Phone: 800-994-9662
This Website and toll-free call center was created to provide free, reliable health information for women everywhere.

National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence
The National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence (NCDSV) provides customized training and consultation, influences policy, promotes collaboration, and enhances diversity to end domestic and sexual violence.

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network
The Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) is a national hotline for sexual assault survivors. RAINN offers free, confidential counseling and support 24 hours a day.

Speaking Out About Rape
Speaking Out Against Rape (SOAR) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating society about the "truth" of rape, ensuring that victim's rights are protected, the medical and judicial systems are victim friendly, and that survivors find their voices to unlock the silence.

Stop Educator Sexual Abuse, Misconduct, and Exploitation
Stop Educator Sexual Abuse, Misconduct, and Exploitation (SESAME) works to prevent sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment of students by teachers and other school staff.

STOP IT NOW! is a national, public health–based organization working to prevent and ultimately eradicate child sexual abuse. Through public education, policy advocacy, and research and evaluation, STOP IT NOW! urges abusers and potential abusers to stop their behavior and seek help.

US Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime
Office for Victims of Crime Resource Center
Phone: 800-851-3420 (TTY 877-712-9279)
The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) was established by the 1984 Victims of Crime Act. OVC oversees diverse programs that benefit crime victims and provides substantial funding to state victim assistance and compensation programs. The office supports training to educate criminal justice and allied professionals about the rights and needs of crime victims. OVC also sponsors an annual event in April to commemorate National Crime Victims Rights Week.

Violence Against Women Electronic Network
Phone: 800-537-2238
The goal of the National Electronic Network on Violence Against Women (VAWnet) is to harness and use electronic communication technology as a resource for those working to end violence against women. To accomplish this goal, VAWnet staff and consultants collect, analyze, prepare and electronically disseminate information and materials on domestic violence, sexual assault, and related issues via the Website and facilitated listserv discussions.

US Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women
This Website provides links to various organizations working to stop violence against women.

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Teaching Respect and Healthy Relationship Skills
Building Partnerships and Coalitions