1/3 Isolation at home during #COVID19 has put some children, youth, adults, & #OlderAdults at ↑ risk of #FamilyViolence & #ElderAbuse. Health & social service providers may be the first point of contact for people experiencing abuse.
2/3 If you are a health or social service provider, it’s important to know how to recognize the signs of #FamilyViolence and provide a safe and effective response to survivors, including during #COVID19
3/3 The VEGA Family Violence Project has created evidence-based guidance and online learning resources to help health and social service providers recognize and respond safely to #FamilyViolence. To learn more visit: http://vegaproject.mcmaster.ca 
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