A culturally tailored support group helps African-American women who are victims of intimate partner violence build coping skills, leading to reductions in depressive symptoms, levels of general distress, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts.
A rural medical practice redesigned its care processes to allow multidisciplinary care teams to use a new electronic health record system that features real-time documentation and information sharing and various tools to facilitate the provision of appropriate care, leading to significant improvements in screening rates and high satisfaction for medically underserved patients in Alaska.
Private, computer-based screening and education in primary care clinics have no impact on key metrics for female victims of partner violence, including quality of life and likelihood of recurring abuse.
Weekly text messaging service for teens and young adults enhances access to sexual health information and services and generates positive changes in behavior and knowledge.
Jumping Mouse Children's Center, a nonprofit mental health center, provides free or heavily subsidized long-term expressive mental health therapy to low-income children affected by trauma, advocates for their rights, and provides support to their parents. The program has led to improved emotional health for the children and greater knowledge and confidence among parents and other primary caregivers.
The Pathways to a Healthy Bernalillo County Program identifies vulnerable, underserved residents and connects them to needed health and social services.
An inperson and telephone-based behavior counseling program for pregnant African-American women at six prenatal care clinics significantly reduced health risks from baseline to 10 weeks postpartum.
Kaiser Permanente Northern California's Family Violence Prevention Program seeks to improve the identification, prevention, and treatment of domestic violence through a coordinated “systems model” approach, which includes a supportive environment that encourages disclosure of domestic violence to providers, routine screening of high-risk patients, referrals to onsite and community mental health services, and linkages to community resources.
The Summit County Children Who Witness Violence program was a collaborative effort sponsored by Akron Children's Hospital that was designed to decrease the traumatic impact of witnessing violence for children under the age of 18 years through the use of home-based trauma services.
The Child Development Community Policing Program provides crisis intervention services, clinical services, and coordinated case planning for children, adolescents, and families who are exposed to violence and other traumatizing events.