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Screening & Assessment Content Topic Results

The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
total results: 192  | date published date added a-z

Special Collection

Special Collection
June 2014

Traumatic Brain Injury and Domestic Violence: Understanding the Intersections

This collection offers tools to screen for traumatic brain injury within the context of domestic violence as well as presentations, articles, and other relevant resources on this topic.
Special Collection
January 2013

Domestic Violence and Health Care

This collection organizes resources into the following five areas: 1) the impact of domestic violence on health; 2) public health approaches to domestic violence prevention; 3) guidelines and issues concerning identification and intervention by health care providers; 4) information about collaboration between health care providers and domestic violence advocates; and 5) training.

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
February 2019

Protection Orders and Working with People with Disabilities

Publisher(s):
This tip sheet is a tool that attorneys, advocates, and others can familiarize themselves with common types of disabilities, the unique barriers people with those disabilities may experience in the protection order office, and strategies for overcoming those barriers that attorneys and advocates can implement in their work.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
November 2018

Uncovering Sexual Assault in Domestic Violence Calls: An Improved Law Enforcement Response to Assess for Sexual Violence, Build an Evidence Based Case and Reduce Gender Bias Webinar

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This webinar explains how law enforcement can evolve from not properly addressing intimate partner sexual violence (IPSV) in domestic violence situations to a practical, well trained response.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
September 2018

Recommendations for Suicide Prevention Hotlines on Responding to Intimate Partner Violence

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Developed by experts at the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health, this document provides guidance for suicide prevention crisis centers on recognizing and responding to intimate partner violence (IPV) in the context of suicide prevention and other crisis calls.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
August 2018

Beyond Halal and Haram: Muslims, Sex, and Relationships

Publisher(s):
The goal of this safety card is to be both a survivor-centered resource and a useful conversation starter for service providers working with Muslim youth who are doing universal education around healthy relationships and assessing for violence. It provides information on healthy relationships and sex, guidance and resources for support, how to help a friend, and cultural and religious factors that play into decision-making.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
March 2018

Coercion Related to Mental Health and Substance Use in the Context of Intimate Partner Violence: A Toolkit for Screening, Assessment, and Brief Counseling in Primary Care and Behavioral Health Settings

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This toolkit provides trauma-informed guidance on integrating questions about mental health and substance use coercion into routine mental health and substance use histories and into in-depth IPV assessments in primary care and behavioral health settings.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2018

Adult Human Trafficking Screening Toolkit and Guide

Author(s): Publisher(s):
The Adult Human Trafficking Screening Tool (AHTST) is designed for use across various health care, behavioral health, social services, and public health settings in order to assess adult patients or clients for human trafficking victimization or risk for potential trafficking victimization.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
May 2017

Pennsylvania Crime Code: Strangulation

Publisher(s):
Research into domestic violence fatalities shows that an abuser’s attempt to strangle the victim can be a dramatic predictor of future lethality in intimate partner violence cases. Section 2718 amends Title 18 of the Pennsylvania crimes code and allows defendants to be charged with the crime of strangulation - as well as felony charges in domestic violence cases.
Materials
  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
January 2017

How can victim advocates utilize self-assessment tools as an empowerment strategy in practice?

Author(s): Publisher(s):
In NRCDV's January 2017 TA Question of the month, Casey Keene explores the value of self-assessment in survivors' paths to healing and offers a few self-assessment tools.
Materials
  • General Material
  • Training Tools
January 2017

ACEs Pediatric Healthcare Toolkit

Publisher(s):
This toolkit for pediatricians is designed to provide background on ACEs, screening and treatment resources, tools for implementing the Survey of Well-being of Young Children developmental screening, and supporting research.
Materials
  • General Material
December 2016

Tips for Having an Informed Conversation About Domestic Violence and HIV

Publisher(s):
This tip sheet discusses the intersection of DV and HIV and provides guidance for service providers working with HIV-positive DV survivors.