Improving the Health Care Response to Domestic Violence: A Resource Manual

Improving Health Care Response Resource ManualThis resource manual aims to educate health care providers on how to improve their response to domestic violence. The Resource Manual includes:

Information: the dynamics of domestic violence; screening, identification, assessment and intervention with victims of domestic violence; and interventions with batterers.

Practical Tools: Including a Model Hospital Intervention packet outlining effective protocols and sample forms for screening, domestic violence/abuse assessment, documentation, safety planning and discharge.

Ideas: To help develop and implement response strategies and programs within a variety of health care practices and settings.

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