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Traumatic Brain Injury and Safety Planning: Ideas for Domestic Violence Advocates

General Material
Training Tools
Published Date
January, 2012

When a victim of domestic violence (DV) has a traumatic brain injury (TBI), it is important to consider the effects of the TBI in safety planning. Screening for TBI may identify the need for an evaluation. This handout provides background information on brain injury, assistance with identifying existing injuries, and details to provide appropriate help for victims of domestic violence who have sustained brain injuries.