Rural Health Webinar Series - The identification and management of domestic and family violence in rural and remote areas: Strategies for GPs
On-demand recorded 6 May 2021
This instalment of the Rural Health Webinar Series will explore the issue of domestic and family violence, including challenges specific to the rural and remote context. GP participants will learn practical strategies that they can use to manage disclosures, assess risk, engage in safety planning, and support those experiencing family violence.
- Outline the characteristics of domestic and family violence
- Apply appropriate strategies to assess and support a patient who discloses they are a victim of domestic and family violence
- Identify specific challenges of addressing domestic and family violence in the rural and regional setting
- Develop and apply strategies to address the challenges managing domestic and family violence in the rural and regional setting.
This event attracts 2 CPD points
This event is part of Rural Health Webinar Series. Events in this series are:
Dr Jennifer Geraghty
Dr Jennifer Geraghty is a general practitioner working in regional NSW, who has previously undertaken qualitative research on the topic of ‘The Response of Rural GPs to Victims of Domestic Violence’.
Dr Skye Boughen
Dr Skye Boughen is GP working in regional NSW in the Aboriginal Health sector. She first met Dr Jennifer Geraghty when she took part in her research project, and she, along with Dr Geraghty, sees patients who are victims of domestic violence as part of her practice.