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ACS Intimate Partner Violence Toolkit

Intimate Partner Violence Toolkit

The ACS Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Toolkit has been developed for ACS members and includes information on the risks of IPV, and how to recognize IPV in your colleagues, patients, and yourself. It also includes information on how to determine if one is in danger and how to plan for safety, what the current laws are around IPV, and how to get help.  This toolkit will continue to be enhanced with additional resources added overtime.

Download the toolkit

Additional Resource

The following downloadable presentation can be used at grand rounds or in other venues to share information about identifying nd diagnosing Intimate Partner Violence.

Intimate Partner Violence: Diagnosing the “Hush-hush” American Epidemic in the Trauma Bay