Training course on domestic violence for medical doctors and police
Italy - Schio Municipality
The practice aimed at raising awareness on the issue of domestic violence among:
1. operators of the Police who are often called upon to intervene directly or indirectly in situations where violence is acted.
2. medical doctors in order to stimulate their capability to understand what is not explicitly said but which strongly influence women's health, from signs and symptoms brought by women
The training courses were conducted separately. The training for doctors was part of the mandatory training days. Training for police officers and carabinieri took place in two stages: during the first it was leaded separately, to better respond to the different operational style of the operators; during the second where were deepened criminal legal issues, the course was carried out jointly.
About 100 medical doctors and police officers and carabinieri has been involved.