Health Resources & Services Administration. (2020). Intimate Partner Violence, Sheltering in Place and Healthcare Response.
The HRSA Office of Women’s Health (OWH) and Office of Regional Operations (Region 9), in partnership with the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Family Violence Prevention and Services (FVPSA) Program hosted the Sheltering in Place, Intimate Partner Violence, and the Healthcare Response webinar on May 20, 2020. The webinar featured best practices and resources for health care providers and community partners as they respond to domestic violence, support victims experiencing abuse, and promote resiliency in children during the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar included a focus on behavioral health throughout including approaches to address the dynamics of increased disconnection from social support systems, and had 2,298 registrations and 1,007 unique live participants.