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Intimate Partner Violence in Rural Areas: Considerations for Behavioral Health

Intimate partner violence (IPV) victimization can result in numerous physical and behavioral health conditions. IPV cuts across all demographics and all geographical locations. However, rural communities experience unique concerns that may contribute to IPV, and IPV survivors living in rural areas face unique challenges. This presentation will describe these factors specific to rural populations experiencing IPV and implications for behavioral health practitioners regarding service delivery.


Presenter: Tracy A. Evanson, Ph.D., RN, PHNA-BC is a Professor at the University of North Dakota and member of the Mountain Plains ATTC team. Dr. Evanson has an extensive background in intimate partner violence (IPV), working with women and children victims in shelters, corrections, and home settings.


September 28, 2020
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