Research-To-Practice Brief

Addressing Intimate Partner Violence in Virtual Home Visits

The COVID-19 pandemic has created challenges for home visit screenings and efforts to identify and support families when intimate partner violence (IPV) occurs. This research-to-practice brief reviews research evidence that explores the following key questions: how does IPV affect families?; what is home visiting's role in addressing IPV?; what are the challenges and opportunities of virtual home visits?; how can home visitors safely screen for IPV during virtual visits?; and how can home visitors support families experiencing IPV?

(See also Resources on "domestic violence" in the Resource Library)

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