You’re Invited: Conference on Ending Sexual Harassment and Gender-Based Violence
As part of the broader 2023 Conference on Ending Sexual Harassment and Gender-Based Violence’s agenda, Dr. Vijay Singh, M.D., and clinical associate professor at Michigan Medicine, is hosting a workshop titled, “Healthcare Identification and Response to Intimate Partner Violence” on May 18 at 12 p.m.
This workshop will teach participants how to identify and respond to patients who have experienced intimate partner violence.
Participants will learn intimate partner violence prevalence; reasons why survivors stay in a violent relationship; screening methods including obtaining privacy, providing normalizing and confidentiality statements, and giving identification questions; and response strategies including listening, inquiring, validating, enhancing safety including assessment and planning, and providing support including warm referrals to health care providers and community and national resources.
Participants will additionally review and analyze a simulated encounter of a provider identifying and responding to a patient experiencing intimate partner violence. Participants will demonstrate communication skills to identify and respond to patients who have experienced intimate partner violence.
Michigan Medicine Workshop
“Healthcare Identification and Response to Intimate Partner Violence”
Thursday, May 18, 2023
12:00 – 1:00 PM
Sheldon Auditorium, Towsley Center
Ann Arbor, Michigan
This workshop is open to all faculty, staff, and learners at Michigan Medicine.
CME and CE credits will be available to participants of this workshop.
We hope you will join us on Thursday afternoon and all-day Friday (May 18-19) for a variety of presentations, concurrent sessions, poster sessions, and plenty of networking opportunities.
This conference is organized by the Prevention Education, Assistance, and Resources (PEAR) Department and the Initiative on Gender-Based Violence and Sexual Harassment and supported by the Office of the Provost, Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG), and the Office of Vice President for Research.