Intimate Partner Violence
Edition #412 | September 2013
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- Describe the health consequences of and risk factors for intimate partner violence (IPV).
- Discuss the current screening recommendations and available screening tools for IPV.
- Summarize the advantages and disadvantages of screening for IPV (for survivors and perpetrators).
- Outline an approach for assessing patient safety for an IPV survivor.
- Discuss important considerations in documenting and reporting IPV.
- Summarize stage-appropriate interventions, including protection orders, for IPV survivors.
- Discuss potential interventions for IPV perpetrators.
- Describe the potential effects of exposure to domestic violence on children.
- Summarize potential methods to screen and intervene with children exposed to IPV.
- Discuss barriers to seeking help for IPV among individuals in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community.
- Summarize unique health risks and consequences of IPV for LGBT individuals.
- Describe potential barriers to providing IPV interventions for LGBT individuals.
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