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Preventing and Protecting: AMWA& SOMA Against Domestic Violence
October 22, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm EDT
In partnership with Student Osteopathic Medical Association, AMWA Domestic Violence Prevention Committee presents a webinar for physicians to learn how to identify signs of intimate partner violence in patients and treat them through a trauma-informed lens. We will also discuss how the overturning of Roe V. Wade will impact intimate partner violence and the delivery of services to survivors. This webinar will include a panel of survivors and experts in the field.
This recording is now only available on the AMWA Learning Hub for Members-Only Access and to original registrants. Join AMWA to gain access to the Learning Hub.
Instructions to Access the Video On the Learning Hub:
- Go to the Learning Hub
- Sign in with your AMWA Member Portal Credentials
- Search for “Preventing and Protecting”
- Click “View”
Maureen Curtis, VP of Criminal Justice Programs at Safe Horizon, has worked for more than 30 years in the field of victimization and has extensive knowledge of victims’ rights within the criminal justice and housing systems. She is currently responsible for developing and overseeing Safe Horizon’s Criminal Justice Programs with a staff of more than 150 in 40 locations city-wide and a budget of ten million dollars. A licensed social worker and Master’s in Public Health graduate, Maureen has been instrumental in creating and introducing a new practice for Safe Horizon staff in their work with clients and helping victims move from crisis to confidence.
Vijay Singh, MD MPH MS FAAFP is a family medicine physician, hospitalist, and Clinical Associate Professor in the Departments of Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and Family Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. His research and teaching interest is in healthcare identification and response to intimate partner violence and adolescent dating violence, both for survivors and people who cause harm.