Health Care Providers’ Role in Screening and Counseling for Interpersonal and Domestic Violence

The Health and Human Services Office of Women’s Health has released a fact sheet titled Health Care Providers’ Role in Screening and Counseling for Interpersonal and Domestic Violence. The fact sheet provides answers to some common questions, including:

  • What are the new preventive services guidelines?
  • Why does screening for interpersonal and domestic violence matter?
  • How can providers get started with screening?
  • What should providers do when a patient discloses abuse?
  • How can health care providers learn more about responding to domestic violence?

Population of focus: Health Care Providers

Link to resource: Health Care Providers and Screening and Counseling for Interpersonal and Domestic Violence (pdf)

Date: 2013

Organization: Office of Women’s Health