Mental Health Information
Oct 2014 - Vol. 18 Issue 9
Published by athealth.com
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Trauma-Informed Care for Mental Health Professionals - Interview with Carole Warshaw, MD, Director, National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health.
Domestic Violence is pervasive and is a major public health and public mental health concern.
Domestic violence encompasses violence against both men and women and includes violence in gay and lesbian relationships.
3. AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN
Sexual Assault of Women
Sexual assault is underreported, and more than one half of assaults are committed by someone known to the survivor.
4. COUNSELING TODAY
Working through the Hurt
Statistics suggest that counselors of all specialties are likely to encounter clients who are familiar with the impact of domestic violence.
Discovering Strengths and Competencies in Female Domestic Violence Survivors
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/559404 (may require registration)
This paper describes a solution-focused approach for treating domestic violence female survivors.
6. UNIVERSITY OF BUFFALO SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK
The Invisible Ones: Male Survivors of Intimate Partner Abuse
Dr. Venus Tsui describes the pervasive shame that male victims of intimate partner abuse experience.
7. CENTER FOR COURT INNOVATION
With 11 Questions, Officers Assess Homicide Risk
David M. Sargent has taught thousands of law enforcement officers how to implement the Lethality Assessment Program, which uses a short survey to assess victims' risk of being killed and a simple protocol to encourage them to get help.
8. NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JUVENILE AND FAMILY COURT JUDGES
Managing Your Divorce: A Guide for Battered Women
This booklet is intended to be used by battered women who are representing themselves, without an attorney, in court cases involving child custody.
Help for Abused and Battered Women
This site provides a variety of resources for women in abusive relationships.