A source for prevention, response and research news on violence To people with disabilities.
American Academy of Family Physicians.
A national non-profit organization with a mission to education and aid in the prevention of partner violence.
A well documented medical record can strengthen domestic violence cases when they are brought to court. It constitutes third-party factual evidence corroborating or establishing that abuse has occurred and may be useful to pro se litigants in a variety of less formal legal contexts. [PDF]
Offering truly interactive, online Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses and AMA Category 1 credits for physicians.
Information on screening for violence in a medical setting.
Violence Against Women: Data on Pregnant Victims and Effectiveness of Prevention Strategies. Report from the General Accounting Office in PDF format.
Article - New England Journal of Medicine
Pediatricians are in a position to recognize abused women in pediatric settings. Intervening on behalf of battered women is an active form of child abuse prevention. Knowledge of local resources and state laws for reporting abuse are emphasized. American Academy of Pediatrics
Article by Frank M. Ochberg, MD, adjunct professor of psychiatry, criminal justice and journalism at Michigan State University. Author of Post Traumatic Therapy and Victims of Violence.
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