Module 3: Identifying and recognising family violence


Module 3 builds on the information about possible indicators of family violence that was examined in Module 2. It introduces students to some different ways in which they can respond to patients or clients once they have identified possible indicators. The module encourages students to think about the kinds of questions they may ask clients or patients about their health and about the possibility of experiencing family violence. Finally, the module looks at the processes involved in undertaking a basic risk assessment.

Learning objectives

  • Recognise and respond to common presentations of family violence in primary healthcare
  • Identify appropriate questions to ask in circumstances where you identify possible indicators of family violence
  • Undertake a risk assessment appropriate to the discipline being studied.
Now work your way through Learning Module 3 below ...