Domestic violence trainings are offered to medical facilities throughout Westchester for doctors, nurses and other medical staff. Training materials are availale for each attendee. The trainings include:
- Screening for domestic violence with ER patients
- Understanding the dynamics of domestic violence evidence collection
- Use of the Polaroid camera for documenting injuries
Each medical facility receives a Polaroid Law Enforcement Spectra 3 Camera Kit provided by the Westchester County Executive to help document injuries for victims of domestic violence in their emergency rooms.
Trainings for medical facilities are available upon request. For more information contact the Office for Women.