Summary: Domestic Violence Identification and
Intervention for Health Professionals
Ask direct question about behavior.
"Did someone do this to you?"
Acknowledge that you heard what
3. ASSESS PATIENT SAFETY
Is it safe to go home today?
Encourage patient to make safety plan
(refer to safety plan).
**Lethality questions on reverse**
Shelter for Help in Emergency
(SHE) Hotline 434-293-8509
Virginians Against Domestic Violence
(VADV) (Crisis Counseling and Referral)