Given the prevalence of vicarious trauma among healthcare providers working with women who have experienced trauma, Ms. Kimberly Wylder, MFT, led a breakout session at Beyond Compassion focusing on healing rituals for service providers.
We conducted an online survey of HIV-negative women with HIV-positive partners to evaluate the acceptability of and willingness to use various HIV prevention strategies in order to conceive.
?Many times the patients that are most ?difficult? are those who?ve had sexual trauma. She isn?t hard, she?s had a hard life?the body of a survivor remembers those traumatic experiences…she knows that other providers have found her to be a hard patient, so if you change the way you see her, then maybe she?ll change the way she sees herself in that dynamic.?
In this 40-minute video, Dr. Leigh Kimberg, a Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine at ZSFG/UCSF, works with a breakout session group to understand best practices for screening patients for intimate partner violence (IPV).
?I had a fear of being alone?The stigma was huge. I had more internal stigma than external stigma?I stayed out of relationships because I didn?t want to disclose.?
This hour-long video tells the story of three women who are national leaders: Ms. Naina Khanna (Executive Director of Positive Women’s Network-USA), Ms. Gina Brown (Coordinator at New Orleans Regional AIDS Planning Council), and Ms. Linda Scruggs (Director of Ribbon Consulting Group).