Physical abuse

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...

Pediatrician Training and In-Office Support Significantly Reduce Instances of Child Maltreatment 05/11/11

Through a program known as Safe Environment for Every Kid (more commonly referred to as SEEK), pediatric practices receive training and in-office support to enhance knowledge, skills, and...

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...

Family Violence Prevention Program Significantly Improves Ability to Identify and Facilitate Treatment for Patients Affected by Domestic Violence 10/02/08

Kaiser Permanente Northern California's Family Violence Prevention Program seeks to improve the identification, prevention, and intervention for domestic violence by treating it as a serious...

Multifaceted Program Helps Pediatricians Screen for Maternal Depression and Assess Infant Crying and Toilet Training, Enhancing Their Ability To Prevent, Identify, and Address Cases of Potential Child Abuse 02/08/08

Pediatric primary care practices implemented a multifaceted child abuse and neglect identification and prevention program called Practicing Safety that involves screening, provision of enhanced “...

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