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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Recovering from Intimate Partner Violence Through Strengths and Empowerment (RISE): Tailoring and Evaluating a Patient-Centered Counseling Intervention for Women Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Katherine M Iverson

Location: Boston, MA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: October 2017 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $195,066
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a major health concern for women Veterans. IPV is associated with numerous physical and mental health conditions. VHA is implementing IPV screening programs to identify female patients who experience past-year IPV. Despite strong evidence that screening increases detection of IPV, less is established about how to intervene following IPV disclosure in health care settings, in order to improve health outcomes. Existing healthcare- based interventions r...

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