Course Credit: 2 Credit Hours
- Prevalence of Domestic violence
- Contributing factors in domestic violence
- The role of the health care professional recognizing domestic violence
- Awareness of the signs of domestic violence
- Inquiring questions
- Refusing to answer questions concerning the domestic violence
- Performance after disclosure
- Reporting domestic violence to law enforcement or social service agencies
To explain the significance and extent of domestic violence/intimate partner violence and their prevalence in the society. In addition, the course demonstrates varies types of violence and abuse such as physical, mental, sexual and economic abuse. It shows how to recognize and report domestic violence and abuse, supporting and guiding the victim as well as familiarizing the practitioner with considerations in reporting domestic violence.
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No part of this workbook may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission. Course developed by: Reda A. Abdel-Fattah, BDS, MS, MPS