Introduction

We have provided two one-hour trainings with certificates of completion:

  • Basics of Domestic Violence – This is a primer on the dynamics, effects, and impact of domestic violence. It is appropriate as a first-time training, a refresher course, and a review of recent research.
  • Screening Patients for Domestic Violence – This is a tool to assist medical professionals in learning how to identify and overcome barriers to screening, and conduct domestic violence screening in a safe and appropriate manner.

These trainings are appropriate for the following individuals:

  • Physicians
  • Specialists
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Dentists
  • Medical staff
  • Paramedics and EMTs
  • Anyone who interacts with patients in a medical setting

Please refer to the State Laws section in the Resource Site for the specific domestic violence-related statutes in your state regarding mandatory reporting of specific crimes to police or other agencies.