Supporting Patients Experiencing Family Violence - Australian Medical Association Resource

Found in: Resources on violence against women and girls

This resource has been developed to assist medical practitioners in identifying and responding to patients who have experienced or are experiencing family violence. The medical profession has a key role to play in the early detection, intervention and treatment of patients who have experienced family violence. Responding effectively to family violence requires knowledge of the physical and emotional consequences of the violence, an understanding of appropriate and inappropriate responses, and having good networks with local family violence services.

Supporting Patients Experiencing Family Violence – A resource for medical practitioners