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Financial Empowerment Training for
Domestic Violence and Social Services Agencies

Financial Empowerment Training

This workshop provided an overview of the dynamics of domestic violence and the tactics abusers use to achieve financial control. Participants will gained a greater understanding of what constitutes financial abuse, how it impacts victims of domestic violence and how service providers can assist women in increasing their economic empowerment. Topics included financial safety planning; overcoming financial fears, workplace safety, credit repair, and budgeting. The training will utilized the Economic Empowerment Curriculum, Moving Ahead Through Financial Management, developed by the Allstate Foundation & the National Network to End Domestic Violence.


Presenter Biography - Rene Renick

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National Resources

The Allstate Foundation Domestic Violence Program
www.econempowerment.org

 
National Center on Domestic and  Sexual Violence (NCDSV)
www.ncdsv.org

 
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV)
www.ncadv.org

 
National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV)
www.nnedv.org

 
National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-7233(SAFE) or 1-800-787-3224(TTY)
www.ndvh.org

 
Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services (ADWAS)
www.adwas.org

 
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
www.loveisrespect.org

 
Family Violence Prevention Fund
www.endabuse.org

 
National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
www.nrcdv.org  and www.vawnet.org


Local Resources

Community Resource Database of Long Island

http://www.crdli.org/topic_familyviolence.html

Podcasts

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Barbara Stanny
Putting Your Financial Papers in Order

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Videos

Actress Ana Ortiz

Domestic Violence

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Women Speak Out


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Michele's Road to Empowerment


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Carmela's Story of

Domestic Violence


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Patricia's Life After Violence


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En Espaņol:

Allstate's Esther Jordan


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Allstate Agent

Esther Jordan on DV


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En Espaņol:

Carmela's Story


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The Allstate Foundation

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About the National Network
to End Violence


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Working Together to End
Domestic Violence


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Domestic Violence and
Economic Abuse


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Download PDF Ending a Financial Relationship
with an Abusive Partner


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Supporting a Loved One
Experiencing Abuse


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Financial Facts:
Women and Money


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What Can Survivors Do to
Protect Their Finances


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Domestic Violence Counts:07

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Campaign for Funding to End
Domestic and Sexual Violence


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Summary of Federal Legislation
Addressing Domestic Violence


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Credit and Credit Repair

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National Domestic Violence
Organizations


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Navigating Community Resources

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Event Press
Patchogue-Medford NewsFirst Ever Financial Empowerment Training
for Long Island’s Vulnerable Populations
Addresses Violence and Self Sufficiency

Patchogue Medford News
October 24, 2008
 

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