4158.1 Social justice for victims of IPV and sexual assault

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a growing global phenomenon and is becoming a major burden on society. This session will address various approaches to prevention at the legal/policy, community and health care setting level.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify primary and secondary prevention strategies for IPV that can be implemented at the community level. 2. Explain barriers and promoting factors for implementing IPV prevention in health care settings. 3. Discuss legal approaches to implementing IPV prevention in the health care setting.

Screening for intimate partner violence in an urban trauma bay: Use of a self-disclosure survey
Carrie Sims, MD, MS, Katherine Arthur, BS, Elena Grill, BS, Elizabeth Datner, MD, Jose Pascual, MD, PhD, Babak Sarani, MD, Patrick Kim, MD and Karin Rhodes
IPV re-victimization: Women's perceptions of safety and risk
Melissa E. Dichter, PhD and Richard Gelles, PhD
Determinants of reporting sexual assault in pregnant adolescents
Durinda Warren, PhD, MSN, RN and Brian F. Geiger, EdD, FAAHE

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights
Endorsed by: HIV/AIDS, Maternal and Child Health, Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)