Johns Hopkins University
Confronting Gender Based Violence: Global Lessons for Healthcare Workers
Johns Hopkins University

Confronting Gender Based Violence: Global Lessons for Healthcare Workers

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There are 4 modules in this course

GBV comes in a variety of forms, each with health consequences for the survivor. An understanding of these issues helps inform a comprehensive and multi-sectorial response in preventing and responding to GBV.

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9 videos4 readings4 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

Recognition of the health impact of GBV has led to calls to address GBV within the health sector. And support for GBV survivors extends beyond clinical exam and assessment. Safety planning, harm reduction and access to psychosocial support must be established as well. This module will also cover the unique challenges of GBV research.

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9 videos1 reading4 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

Caring for GBV survivors requires compassionate, confidential and non-discriminatory clinical assessment. Competent medical and forensic examination along with appropriate documentation is essential.

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8 videos2 readings4 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

Final readings, discussions, and honors lessons

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8 videos4 readings5 quizzes1 discussion prompt


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Michele Decker, ScD, MPH
Johns Hopkins University
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