Health Care

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

Authors: Carole Warshaw, M.D. and Anne L. Ganley, Ph.D.

The Resource Manual was first developed in 1996 and revised in 1998. It includes:

  • Information: To educate practitioners on: 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

Resource Manual Table of Contents


View the accompanying Trainer's Manual