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Field Reports

Empowering Families Affected by Domestic Violence: Optimizing Financial Stability Through Medical-Legal Partnerships

Linda Edouard, Emerson Fellow
Published 2010

Boston, Massachusetts

Empowering Families Affected by Domestic Violence: Optimizing Financial Stability Through Medical-Legal Partnerships examines the various regulatory and abuse-related barriers that domestic violence survivors face when trying to access public health benefits.  It outlines the special legal protections for DV survivors, suggests best practices for advocates, and explores how a medical-legal partnership can best support survivors.

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Publication tags: Field Reports - Advocacy and Education Tools/Toolkits - Advocates (including legal advocates), Domestic Violence Survivors, Families

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Linda Edouard

Emerson Fellow,