Intimate Partner Violence

  1. Silence is a very powerful communication tool especially during sensitive conversations, such as conversations around disclosure of physical abuse, sexual abuse, unplanned pregnancies, substance abuse. How comfortable are you with silence? Why is it important? What is another therapeutic communication technique that can be utilized in sensitive conversations?
  2. Which trauma-informed practices/ approaches would be most beneficial for someone experiencing Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)? Are these something nurses should only utilize when suspecting IPV?
  3. What is involved with safety planning for Intimate Partner Violence? What does this mean for nursing, patients, and/or the therapeutic relationship?

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