Domestic Violence Screening in South Central Wisconsin

Project Overview (PDF)

1st Funding Cycle Planning Award

Project Start Date: March 1, 2005
Project End Date: February 28, 2006
Award Amount: $18,202

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.

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  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:
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  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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