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Research highlight

Accessing and completing HIV preventative treatment for sexual assault patients

In new research done in partnership with Rutgers Center on Violence Against Women and Children, Wayne State University Associate Professor Debra Patterson and student Christina Romero interviewed sexual assault forensic examiners to uncover barriers for sexual assault patients to accessing and completing HIV preventative treatment. Read on to learn how to recognize and address these barriers.
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Research and resources

The Center for Social Work Research provides access to a range of resources for faculty, students, and community members.  In the boxes below you can explore our faculty research, student research, and resources to support learning and faculty scholarship.

If you are a community agency in need of planning and evaluation services or research support to help with grants, the Center has a fee-for-service model to provide you with the expertise you need.  The Community Engagement & Evaluation box highlights our work with agencies in Metro Detroit and provides an explanation of services offered.