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Coping with Sexual Assault (PDF)

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Lidiando con el Asalto Sexual (PDF en español)

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Assessing Whether Batterers Will Kill

Assessing Whether Batterers Will Kill (FROM : “ASSESSING WHETHER BATTERERS WILL KILL” BY B. HART) FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT FAMILY REFUGE CENTER AT 645-6334 Some batterers are life-threatening. While it is true that all batterers are dangerous, some are more … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Interventions for Medical Personnel

Domestic Violence Interventions for Medical Personnel Create a Climate: Establish a safe and secure environment. Ensure confidentiality, informed consent and patient autonomy. Provide privacy; never ask about abuse in front of family or household members. Display posters, brochures, and publications … Continue reading

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Health Privacy Principles for Protecting Victims of Domestic Violence

Health Privacy Principles for Protecting Victims of Domestic Violence This information was taken from an article at http://www.fvpf.org Guiding Principle:All policy, protocol, and practice surrounding the use and disclosure of health information regarding victims of domestic violence should respect patient … Continue reading

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Helping a Victim of Domestic Violence (for Medical Professionals)

PRACTICAL IDEAS ABOUT HOW TO HELP Someone you suspect is a victim of Domestic Violence ~ A guide for health practitioners ~ FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL THE FAMILY REFUGE CENTER AT (304) 645-6334 OR (866) 645-6334 Validate and offer support … Continue reading

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Personalized Safety Plan

FOR MORE INFORMATION, I CAN CONTACT THE FAMILY REFUGE CENTER AT (304) 645-6334. When a crisis arises in an abusive relationship, there is little time to plan how to safely leave if you need to. If you are in an … Continue reading

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Surviving and Ending the Cycle of Abuse

Millennium Education Series Information and Strategies for dealing with and ending the cycle of abuse   Table Of Contents Behaviors Commonly Used by Batterers to Maintain Power and Control in Relationships The Five Main Characteristics of Battered Women SURVIVING THE … Continue reading

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