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A handbook for health and social service providers and educators on children exposed to woman abuse/family violence

Discusses many issues that surround the issue of children exposed to family violence. Presents practical tools for assessing and delivering services to women and their children exposed to violence in the home.

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Published: 1999
Baseline measures workgroup final report

Presents a series of mutually determined 'baseline measures' to be used to monitor the performance of Aboriginal health care programs, whether Tribal or federally operated. Examines and makes recommendations on long term public health issues for all American Indian/Alaska Native programs whether they are Tribal, urban or Federally operated.

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Published: 1996
Guidelines on gender-neutral language
Provides alternatives to commonly used words and phrases that exclude women, that are ambiguous, where it is not clear whether the author means one or both sexes, and stereotypical, where the writing conveys unsupported or biased connotations about sex roles and identity. This booklet also includes some definitions of terms used in connection with the advancement of women and women's rights, and suggestions for further reading. (See Details)
Published: 1999
The construction of disability and risk in genetic counselling discourse
Assesses the ways in which the conceptions of disability and risk affect women's well-being, their decision-making process during pregnancy, and public awareness about people with disabilities. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Rethinking differences and rights in sexual and reproductive health: a training manual for health care providers
Promotes an approach to sexual and reproductive health care that recognizes different needs and perspectives within a context of respect for the rights and dignity of men and women. Provides health professionals with a framework for examining the quality of care, including the quality of human relations, technical quality, and quality of administration and management of health services. (See Details)
Counselling guidelines on survival skills for people living with HIV
Presents guidelines for HIV/AIDS workers wishing to give counselling sessions to persons infected with HIV. Covers how to talk and teach about survival skills.
Published: 2001
Women survivors of childhood sexual abuse reluctant to use health care system
Summarizes findings of several studies on victims of child sexual abuse and their use of the health care system. Provides link to a resource for health care providers on how to deal with these victims in their clinical settings. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Counselling guidelines on disclosure of HIV status
Offers practical guidance for volunteer counsellors, non-professional counsellors,and professional counsellors who do not have extensive experience in counselling in the context of HIV.
Published: 2000
Counselling guidelines on palliative care and bereavement
Provides guidelines on counselling people who are infected with HIV, who are concerned about being infected with HIV, or who are living with or caring for people with AIDS.
Published: 2001
National Workshop on the Primary Prevention of Neural Tube Defects: summary report
Presents recommendations on folic acid consumption by women before and during pregnancy to prevent neural tube defects in the fetus. (See Details)
Published: 2004