Also known as domestic violence, intimate partner violence (IPV) is a widespread epidemic with an estimated 15.5 million children in the U.S. exposed annually to adult IPV at home. Established adverse effects of IPV on children and families include poor health, substance abuse, anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress symptoms.
Click below to watch an interactive webinar from CHOP and Lutheran Settlement House (LSH) that discusses IPV in the pediatric healthcare setting. The two hour session is presented by Ashlee Murray, MD, MPH, attending physician in the Emergency Department at CHOP and VPI Fellow, Marcella Nyachogo, LSW, assistant director of the Bilingual Domestic Violence Program at LSH, and India Azzinaro, BSW, medical advocacy supervisor at LSH and CHOP and VPI Fellow. The moderator is Rachel Myers, PhD, a Research Associate at CIRP@CHOP and VPI Fellow.
- Define intimate partner violence (IPV)
- Identify the effects of IPV on victims and their children
- Provide safe techniques for screening and documentation
- Provide strategies to overcome barriers to screening and challenges of addressing IPV in the pediatric setting
- Provide recommendations to establish referral and collaborative partnerships with IPV resources/providers in the community
PDF of Presentation Slides
**Please note that only those who attended the live presentation of this webinar on May 10, 2017 are eligible for Continuing Education Credit.