The integration initiatives include:
- Coordination of trainings for maternal and child health providers on domestic/sexual violence and how best to respond to clients,
- Promotion of system wide initiatives and policy development regarding trauma informed care, and
- Incorporation of best practice health care responses to sexual and domestic violence into payment and organizational structures which are changing under health care reform. See MDPH Circular Letter DHCQ 622 , Supporting Resources for Addressing Domestic and Sexual Violence , and the Strengthening Collaborations Progress Report, December 2013 .
Contact Beth Nagy at 617-624-5420 or Beth.Nagy@State.MA.US.