Improving Health Outcomes through Violence Prevention: Promising Strategies from Community Health Centers
Title: Improving Health Outcomes through Violence Prevention: Promising Strategies from Community Health Centers
Date Recorded: Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Description: Did you know that women who have experienced intimate partner violence (IPV) in their lifetime are more likely to report having asthma, diabetes, frequent headaches, chronic pain, poor physical and mental health? This webinar highlights Phase I of a pilot program to improve health outcomes through IPV prevention in three Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) supported community health centers. The pilot sites were competitively selected in response to a Futures Without Violence funding announcement. Located in Alabama, West Virginia and Washington, DC the three pilot sites will discuss their work to date to improve the response to IPV in a patient centered medical home model of care. Each community health center is working collaboratively with a local domestic violence/sexual assault (DV/SA) community based program to improve support for DV/SA survivors. Webinar participants will also learn how they can apply to participate in the next phase of this national pilot project. Promising practices, model tools and resources developed by the sites will be shared.
- Identify why IPV routine assessment, intervention and referral can improve patient health outcomes.
- Describe how three community health centers have approached system change for intimate partner violence assessment, intervention and referral in a patient centered medical home model of care.
- Identify resources and a new competitive funding opportunity for community health centers to partner with community based DV/SA programs and address intimate partner violence in a patient centered medical home model of care.