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Domestic Violence Screening in South Central Wisconsin

Project Overview

1st Funding Cycle Planning Award
     Project Start Date: 3/1/2005
     Project End Date: 2/28/2006

Project Goal Statement: This project aims to review the screening practices of health care professionals for domestic violence in five south central Wisconsin counties. Survey results will allow implementation of more effective screening programs, prevention activities, and violence intervention strategies.

Award Amount: $18,202

Community Partner:
Primary Community Partner: Hope House of South Central Wisconsin, Inc.

Academic Partner:
Primary Academic Partner: Karen Brasel, MD, MPH, Department of Surgery

Project Progress Summary Reports:
     Project Progress Report Summary March 2005 - February 2006
     Project Final Report Summary    

Affiliated Web Pages:
     Hope House of South Central Wisconsin, Inc.

Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)

  •      Outreach Materials/Events
    • Developed and distributed education materials, posters and domestic violence training activities
  • Presentations
    • Presented to the five county area hospitals, clinics, public health offices and interested community groups
    • Presented project findings at a Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence event
    • Presented “People Playing a Leadership Role in the Health Systems Response to Domestic Violence” at Meriter Hospital
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