Welcome to the Healthcare Providers' Intimate Partner Violence Toolkit.
This toolkit contains a compilation of resources that focus on essentials in a quick, easily accessible format. It is designed for the conscientious healthcare professional whose patient is also a survivor of intimate partner violence.
Resources in this Toolkit will be listed under national, statewide, and community-based offerings as well as by setting. Additional information is listed for at-risk or vulnerable patients who are struggling to live violence-free.
Pick a subject below that best fits what you are searching for:
Domestic Violence: Understanding the Basics by the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and VAWnet, the National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women (November 2012). This 1 hour interactive eLearning module describes the dynamics and common tactics that characterize domestic violence, provides an overview of the scope and impact on individuals and society, explores the underlying factors that allow domestic violence to exist, offers insight into the various risks and choices that survivors face, and shares how to be part of the solution. Divided into 10 sections addressing common questions related to domestic violence, this course will help new advocates, allied professionals, students, and the general public achieve a basic understanding of this complex issue.