Recognizing and Responding to Intimate Partner Violence in the Health Care Setting

This one hour presentation will focus on how to recognize and screen for domestic violence in the health care setting.  Participants will learn how to support victims of abuse and access resources for further assistance.

Specific topics addressed include:

  • Risk factors for abuse
  • The different types of abuse
  • The cycle of violence
  • Effects of domestic violence on the victim
  • Barriers to leaving an abusive relationship
  • Protocols and screening techniques for health care providers
  • Resources available for victims and their families