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Intimate Partner Violence, Part 1: Critical Community Partnerships


This webinar is the first of a two-part series that explored home visiting interventions aimed to decrease the risks of intimate partner violence.  Presenters included Rebecca Levenson, MA, Health Consultant, Futures Without Violence; Deborah Drain, MPA, Health Program Specialist and MIECHV Coordinator, Maternal & Child Health Program; Pam LaHaye, CFLE, MIECHV Coordinator, Maine Families, Maine Children’s Trust; and Rebekah Morisse, RN MPH, Perinatal Nurse Consultant and MIECHV Coordinator, Women’s, Children’s & Family Health, Alaska Division of Public Health.

Intimate partner violence is defined by the Centers for Disease Control as a serious, preventable public health problem that affects millions of Americans. It is described as a physical, sexual, or psychological harm by a current or former partner or spouse that can occur among heterosexual or same-sex couples. In this webinar the discussants shared their programs’ work, the connections between home visiting programs and community services for families at risk for intimate partner violence.

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