Practices that show evidence of effectiveness in improving public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting, as indicated by achievement of aims consistent with the objectives of the activities, and are suitable for adaptation by other communities.

A Biopsychosocial and Interprofessional Approach to the Treatment of Family and Intimate Partner Violence: It Takes a Village

Poleshuck, E., Wittink, M. N., Crean, H., Juskiewicz, I., ReQua, M. A., Cerulli, C.

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Outreach/ Education/ Communications
Healthcare Access and Quality
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Outside U.S.

Mitigation and Prevention

This article describes an interprofessional, biopsychosocial approach to integrating services for survivors of family and intimate partner violence (FIPV) in a healthcare setting. The approach is based on a medical-legal partnership model with input from a community advisory board of individuals with lived expertise. The article describes successes, challenges and COVID-specific adaptations. The article features descriptive information about program participants, but does not include an evaluation component.

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Improve Organizational Infrastructure, Partnership Building, Reduction of Health Disparities

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