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Women’s Input into a Trauma-informed systems model of care in Health settings (the WITH Study) : key findings and future directions Kelsey Hegarty, Laura Tarzia, Alyssha Fooks and Susan Rees

By: Hegarty, Kelsey.
Contributor(s): Tarzia, Laura | Fooks, Alyssha | Rees, Susan.
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticleSeries: ANROWS Compass.Publisher: Sydney, NSW : ANROWS, 2017Description: electronic document (12 pages); PDF file: 1.23 MB.ISSN: ) 2204-9630 (online).Subject(s): HEALTH SERVICES | INTERVENTION | MENTAL HEALTH | SEXUAL VIOLENCE | TRAUMA | AUSTRALIAOnline resources: Click here to access online | The WITH Study ANROWS Compass, 2017, issue 2, May 2017Summary: Survivors of sexual violence can experience a range of trauma-related mental health problems, and pre-existing mental illness can also increase women’s vulnerability to sexual violence. However, although mental health and sexual violence services often see the same women, there is often a lack of communication and cross-referrals between services. The With Study—Women’s Input into a Trauma-informed systems model of care in Health settings—was commissioned by ANROWS to understand how to promote a trauma-informed organisational model of care, responsive to women and practitioners, and embed it into the complex system of mental health and sexual violence services. (From the website). This is a brief summary of the key findings. Follow the link for more information about the WITH Study. Record #5464
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ANROWS Compass, 2017, issue 2, May 2017

Survivors of sexual violence can experience a range of trauma-related mental health problems, and pre-existing mental illness can also increase women’s vulnerability to sexual violence. However, although mental health and sexual violence services often see the same women, there is often a lack of communication and cross-referrals between services.

The With Study—Women’s Input into a Trauma-informed systems model of care in Health settings—was commissioned by ANROWS to understand how to promote a trauma-informed organisational model of care, responsive to women and practitioners, and embed it into the complex system of mental health and sexual violence services. (From the website). This is a brief summary of the key findings. Follow the link for more information about the WITH Study. Record #5464