This page includes resources designed to to lift up programs and ideas that work to expand a trauma-informed approach to HIV testing, counseling, treatment and care. General guidelines, research, statistics on the intersection of HIV and IPV, and online training modules are included.

Prepping Your Practice for Screening

Guidelines for Integrating Domestic Violence Screening into HIV Counseling, Testing, Referral & Partner Notification – Produced by New York State Department of Health, however, contains useful information on post-test screening, incorporating a discussion of IPV in HIV counseling and testing, and more.

Free Materials to Use in Practice

Evidence-Based Research

Online Resources, Webinars, Training Modules

Domestic Violence and HIV/AIDS Toolkit – Created by National Network to End Domestic Violence, aims to provide DV and HIV/AIDS service providers with information and resources to enhance services for persons exposed to HIV/AIDS and domestic violence; Addresses FAQs, best practices, and additional information and assistance.

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Safety Strategies for Women at Risk– Webinar discussing link between dating/domestic violence and women’s exposure to HIV.

Creating a Culture of Acceptance: Abuse, HIV and Women in Shelter – Online course outlining IPV and HIV, risky sexual behavior, promoting testing, partner notification, and more.

General Resources

S. Preventive Services Task Force – Final Recommendation Statement on Screening for Intimate Partner Violence – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force makes recommendations about the effectiveness of specific clinical preventive services without related signs or symptoms. This resource reviews clinical considerations (such as patient population), research needs and gaps, and more.

Compendium of State and U.S. Territory Statutes and Policies on Domestic Violence and Health Care – Produced by Futures Without Violence

The Ohio Domestic Violence Protocol for Health Care Providers: Standards of Care (See Documentation, Screening, Interview & Flowchart)

Voices of Survivors DVD – Addresses the dynamics of domestic violence and the need for providers to routinely assess patients for abuse. Offers step-by-step instructions on how to assess, intervene, address patient safety, and provide referrals.

Business Case for Domestic Violence Programs in Health Care Settings –Allows health care providers and administrators to make the business case for instituting a healthcare-based domestic violence program and the resulting cost-savings.