Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Information for Professionals

Traumatic Brain Injury and Domestic Violence

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Information for Domestic Violence Service Providers

Victims with brain injuries in shelter

Living in a domestic violence shelter may be difficult for someone with a TBI.

Strategize with her about how to best accommodate shelter policies and her needs. Be prepared to provide special accommodations as needed. These might include:

For more ideas go to Working with Victims with Brain Injuries in Domestic Violence Shelters.

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