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Institute on Violence, Abuse and Truma (IVAT)-Promoting Violence-Free Living, the

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The Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT) is an international resource and training center at Alliant International University.

Our mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals on local, national and international levels by sharing & disseminating vital information, improving collaborations & networking, conducting research & trainings, assisting with direct professional services, program evaluation, & consulting to promote violence-free living.
Also, find our latest newsletter under Reports on the menu!
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IVAT International and Hawaii Conferences

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Hawaii Trauma Training Summit Art Contest Entry Form

- For Hawaii Residents Only
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MEGA Training Poster

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Click Here to register for this training

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Important IVAT Highlights

Domectic Violence Month flyer


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
- Intimate Partner Violence Page
- See their full report

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence:
- Domestic Violence Facts
- Economic Abuse

California Courts:
- Domestic Violence Page

American Psychological Association:
- Violence and SES status

John Jay College of Criminal Justice:
- Report - Social Class: Social-Economic Status, Related Issues, and Domestic Violence in the U.S


Dr. Paul J. FinkDr. Paul J. Fink: A tribute

Dr. Paul J. Fink, a longtime Clinical Psychiatry News columnist and editorial adviser, and leader in the field of psychiatry, died June 4. He was 80. > See More

Web Site Supports Pediatricians’ Efforts To Assist Children Exposed to Violence
The American Academy of Pediatrics, supported by a grant from the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), has launched a new Web site that provides pediatricians the resources they need to modify the operations of their practice to identify, treat, and refer children who have been victims of or witnesses to violence.

Resources: (click below)

- AAP children exposed website
- Defending Childhood Initiative.
- OJJDP publications- children's exposure to violence.
- Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)

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San Diego Based Domestic Violence Assessment and Therapeutic Services

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Resources and Support Directory

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IVAT is now accepting INTERNS! > More Info

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IVAT provides local assessment & therapeutic services on a sliding fee scale.

For more information please call (858)-527-1860 x 4560 or email

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For a booklist or to order books, please contact Patricia Smith at or 858-527-1860 x4570

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