Consequences of Violence on Health (Gesundheitliche Folgen von Gewalt)
topics of the courses: forms of violence / trauma / legal possibilities; trainings by tandem teams (medical personnel together with women from victim protection centres)
Fonds "Healthy Austria"
Aims and objectives
early detection of DV; strenthening of the cooperation between hospitals and outpatient facilities (like intervention centres, shelters); sensibilisation of the hospitals' personnel for DV; sensibilisation of the public for consequences of violence on health
Results and impact
participants agree on usefulness of the topics they have heard about; also after a few months they answered that it had become easier for them to recognise DV and that they felt more competent in the contact with patients; sensibilisation for DV also in the working environment. Also the hospitals confirm the high level of sensibilisation.
Women's Health Center Styria (Frauengesundheitszentrum Steiermark)
Stakeholder, Firstname: Christine
Stakeholder, Family name: Hirtl
Nr of beneficiaries: 139 persons
Nuts code: AT22, AT221, AT225