Domestic violence

Innovations

Culturally Tailored Group Meetings and Other Support Help Abused African-American Women Build Coping Skills and Reduce Depressive Symptoms, Suicidal Thoughts, and Suicide Attempts 11/05/14

Grady Health System's Grady Nia Project is a culturally tailored program that helps African-American women build coping skills to reduce the psychological symptoms and suicidal behaviors stemming...

Rural Practice Redesigns Care Processes To Allow Multidisciplinary Teams To Leverage Electronic Health Record, Leading to Better Screening of Medically Underserved 01/29/13

The Kodiak Area Native Association, a practice based in Kodiak, Alaska, redesigned its care processes in conjunction with adoption of a new electronic health record system, with the goal of...

Computer-Based Screening and Education on Partner Violence Does Not Improve Health or Reduce Recurrent Abuse Among Female Primary Care Patients 11/05/12

In a randomized controlled trial conducted in 10 primary care clinics, a group of female patients completed private, computer-based screening for partner violence before their appointment began....

Weekly Text Messaging Service Enhances Access to Local Clinics and Accurate Information on Sexual Health for Teens and Young Adults 03/06/11

A statewide text messaging service (known as “Hookup”) provides weekly sexual health tips and connects high-risk teens and young adults in California to locally available sexual and reproductive...

Long-Term Expressive Therapy and Caregiver Support Improves Emotional Health of Low-Income Children Affected by Trauma 08/12/10

Jumping Mouse Children's Center, a nonprofit mental health center, provides free or heavily subsidized long-term, expressive mental health therapy for young, low-income children who have been...

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Maternal and Child Health Library 12/17/07

The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Library is a virtual guide to MCH information. It offers a combination of MCH information compiled by library staff and pathways to the best MCH information available on other Web sites, from organizations and...

Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community 12/17/07

The Institute on Domestic Violence in the African American Community provides an interdisciplinary vehicle and forum by which scholars, practitioners, and observers of family violence in the African American community have the continual...

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