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How to Ask, How to Help: Domestic Violence Assessment and Interventions in the Health Care Setting

OnDemand Webinar (60 minutes)

Gain a better understanding of why and how health care settings are a crucial gateway for detection and intervention for domestic violence.Domestic violence is a serious concern in our society that too often goes unreported for a complex set of reasons. Health care settings are often the front lines when it comes to detecting and responding to domestic or interpersonal violence. Yet, even seasoned health care providers may not be certain of how to assess when domestic violence is suspected or how to respond when it is confirmed. You will benefit by understanding why and how health care settings are a crucial gateway for detection and intervention for this problem. Acquire skills on how to effectively assess for risk of domestic violence as well as how to effectively respond to suspected or established victims. A discussion of legal and ethical considerations unique to health care settings will also be provided.

Authors

Jennifer Schager, MA, Spalding University
Sarah F. Shelton, PsyD, MPH, MSCP, Shelton Forensic Solutions, LLC

Agenda

Overview

• Defining and Understanding the Problem

• Scope of Problem and Prevalence

• Why Medical Settings Are the Front Line for Problem Recognition and Response

Application to Practice

• How to Assess

• How to Respond

• Special Considerations

Conclusion

• Vicarious Trauma and Self Care

• Legal and Ethical Considerations

• Summary and Future Directions