Partner and Family-Based Index Case Testing: A Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)

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This slide set provides an introduction to partner notification services and index case testing for families and children; considerations for implementing these services; and general instructions for introducing these services to clients, eliciting partners and family members to be tested, screening for intimate partner violence, developing partner management plans, contacting partners and family members for testing, documenting and monitoring outcomes, and providing linkage to post-testing services. It also includes examples of job aids, data collection forms, scripts, and a referral to be used by providers. The slides may be adapted for inclusion in training for partner notification and index case testing services program staff, or for program staff to use as part of a standard operating procedure manual.