War in the Womb: Pregnant Partner Violence and Associated Risks for Mother and Fetus

War in the Womb: Pregnant Partner Violence and Associated Risks for Mother and Fetus
Duration: 60 Minutes
Module 1 Resources
Recorded on: 2019-07-23
Unit 1 Slide Deck: War in the Womb
Unit 2 Recording: War in the Womb

This webinar utilizes victim reports and police officer observations from the scene of Intimate Partner Violence incidents involving pregnant victims, to describe the extensive risks of harm for mother-fetus pairs victimized by intimate partner violence. Topics include: PPV prevalence, PPV incident/environment characteristics, toxic stress, infant and maternal mortality, urban vs rural risk factors for PPV, and effective PPV prevention, screening, and intervention.



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Audience Comments:

  • “Great webinar. Good real-life examples.” — Evelyn
  • “PPV is more prevalent than I thought.” — Angela
  • “The presenter seemed very knowledgeable about the topic and I appreciate that he worked so hard to fit so much information into the short time we had.”  — Jaclyn
  • “Most valuable thing was the increased knowledge in an area that as Andrew put it is vastly not reported and lumped in with all domestic violence statistics. Great information.” — Matthew
** This webinar has been certified by the National Sheriffs' Association and may be eligible for Continuing Education Units through your POST. Please consult your local certification processes for additional details. Paid subscribers that attend will be able to download a jointly issued attendance certificate that includes the National Sheriffs' Association logo.
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