DCoE June Webinar – Intimate Partner Violence: What Health Care Providers Need to Know

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Date: Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 3:14 PM
Subject: DCoE June Webinar – Intimate Partner Violence: What Health Care Providers Need to Know
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Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) presents:

DCoE June Webinar – http://www.dcoe.health.mil/Training/MonthlyWebinars.aspx" target="_blank">Intimate Partner Violence: What Health Care Providers Need to Know

June 28, 2012, 1-2:30 p.m. (EDT)


Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious public health problem in the United States. Nearly three of 10 women and one of 10 men have experienced rape, physical violence and/or stalking by a partner (Black et al., 2011). IPV victims are at risk for a variety of psychological health problems, including posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression and substance misuse.

Several factors (e.g., being violent or aggressive, alcohol misuse) may increase the risk of someone hurting his/her partner. Research has suggested the co-occurrence of IPV and PTSD may be related to combat experiences.

This webinar will address the impact of IPV on victims psychological health and identify appropriate screening methods for signs of abuse. In addition, this webinar will examine the relationship between IPV and PTSD, emphasizing provider-level strategies for IPV perpetration.


April A. Gerlock Ph.D., ARNP
Research Associate, HSRD NW Center of Excellence
VA Puget Sound Health Care System

Carole Warshaw, M.D.
National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health
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