The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Brain Injury: An Introduction
This video is an introduction to the intersection between domestic violence and brain injury. It starts by discussing the consequences of traumatic brain injury and strangulation on the brain and how it results in symptoms. Next it discusses the available data on the incidence of brain injury in survivors of domestic violence and its consequences, especially as it relates to obtaining safety and health services. Lastly, it provides recommendations on accommodations that should be considered to optimize interactions with survivors. This video can be used as a training tool and is currently being implemented in 40-hour trainings at local organizations.
This is the channel for Kerri Walker’s podcast Invisible Wounds: Healing From Trauma, information on Intimate Partner Violence, and Traumatic Brain Injury! In this channel are episodes that look at various aspects of trauma, and how to heal from them! You’ll also examine different dynamics of abusive relationships and how to get out of them safely! Kerri will also talk about brain injury as a result of being in an abusive relationship and how it impacts us: It’s much more common than you think! Kerri is a survivor of all of it, and you are too! Join her to learn, grow, and heal together!
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