Family Violence

C3. Family/Domestic Violence
C3.1. Define family violence and domestic violence
C3.2. Recognize and list the various types and presentations of family violence and domestic violence
C3.3. Identify and list high risk situations for family violence and domestic violence
C3.4. Understand the concept of patient confidentiality and indications for mandatory reporting
C3.5. Develop and implement an appropriate safety plan including listing of the contents of an emergency exit package
C3.6. List resources available for victims of family violence and domestic violence
C3.7. List the aspects of and understand the process of the Cycle of Violence


About Family Violence - GC

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Mandatory and Permissive Reporting - CPSO

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Mandatory and Permissive Reporting. Created 2000. Updated 2012. Available at

Domestic Violence Safety Plans - Gov QC

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Get help with family violence - GC

Canada. Department of Justice. Get help with family violence. 2015. Available at:

Signs of Abuse and Abusive Relationships - HelpGuide

Segal J, Smith M. Domestic Violence and Abuse. 2016. Available at: