Victims of domestic violence can be identified in the health care setting and linked with resources to improve their safety – one of many reasons to screen for IPV. This article details how a Texas hospital improved its screening and response protocols after learning of a recent patient’s death in a domestic incident.
Save the date for The Coalition’s next seminar: The Inter-Relationship of Adult Domestic Violence, HIV, and STIs on Thursday, March 5, 2020 from 10 am -12 pm at MedChi in Baltimore. Speaker: Jean-Michel Brevelle. Registration … Read more SAVE THE DATE! Coalition Seminar: Inter-Relationship of Adult Domestic Violence, HIV, and STIs
In October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Coalition was presented with a proclamation signed by Baltimore’s Mayor Jack Young, commending the group for “serving as a leader in building a collaborative community response across health care providers and allied professionals seeking to address IPV-related issues.”
Coalition members work hard to raise awareness of IPV and health in their hospitals and communities on October 16th and throughout the year – and you can too.
“Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day (HCADV Day) is a nationally recognized awareness-raising day that takes place annually on the second Wednesday of October. Sponsored by Futures … Read more October 16th is Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day