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Spotlight on Women's Health

Staff Perspectives on Understanding and Addressing Patient-Perpetrated Sexual Harassment at VA


by Karissa Fenwick, PhD, MSW, LCSW ; Patricia Hayes, Ph.D.
Seminar date: 11/10/2021

Description: Patient harassment of staff and other patients is common in VA healthcare settings and adversely impacts the environment of care. This seminar will explain why addressing patient-perpetrated harassment is a critical priority, outline multilevel factors that influence harassment at VA, and present VA staff recommendations for reducing harassment.

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