In light of recent policy changes in support of domestic violence screening in health care settings, this policy brief presents the state of practice and research on this preventive service. The brief discusses reasons for screening in health care settings, the current prevalence of screening and reasons this prevalence is relatively low, existing evidence about screening, and next steps for ensuring that screening becomes an effective preventive service.
Publication DateJul 31, 2013
TopicsInjury, Violence, & Safety | Evidence-Based Policies & Practices | Care & Service Delivery Settings
Product TypePolicy Brief