Intimate Partner Violence

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Training Approach


Washburn University

Clinical Practice with Survivors of Trauma: Adults

Master’s in social work students

Medium: lectures Method: audiovisual aids; class exercises; readings; duration, 4 months (one semester)

Exploration of trauma on children; impact of institutional and professional responses to traumas; strengths perspective

Washington, DC: George Washington University

Sensitive Topics in Interviewing: Domestic Violence

Medical students

Videotape review; discussion; role play

Training components: videotape—the dynamics of domestic violence and the ethics of physician involvement; lecture/discussion; role plays followed by plenary discussion; selected articles as reference

Washington: Sacred Heart Medical Center, Spokane

A Time of Opportunity: Helping Battered Women in the Health Care Setting

Health professionals

22-minute video

Overview that includes basic information and interviews with survivors of physical, emotional, and sexual abuse and a number of professionals who work with battered women

Wisconsin: The Family Peace Project

Family Violence: A Self-Study Guide for Health Care Professionals in Primary Care; 1994

Health care providers

Self-study manual

Manual contains syllabus, required readings, background information, referral information, resource information

Training also includes survivor presentations; role plays; community resource assessment

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