Online Course » Domestic Violence: Intimate Partner Abuse

Course Description:
Mental health professionals and other health care providers regularly counsel clients who are in intimate relationships with partners who are violent. Topics include understanding the dynamics of abuse, screening, assessment, and intervention strategies, barriers to leaving an abusive relationship, cultural issues, and safety planning.
Course Objective:
Upon completing this program, participants should be able to:
  • Describe characteristics of domestic violence victims and perpetrators;
  • Identify barriers that prevent victims from leaving abusive relationships;
  • Recognize the phases in the cycle of violence;
  • Screen and assess for domestic violence;
  • Help victims develop a safety plan; and
  • Discuss elder abuse, abuse of active duty women, and domestic violence and the workplace.
Author Bio:
This material has been compiled and edited by Jill Miller, JD, who graduated from the University of Washington School of Law. She is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and is currently vice president in charge of operations and business development for At Health, Inc.
Credits:
7.00
Hours:
7.00
Certificates:
American Psychological Association - view details
Association of Social Work Boards - view details
California Board of Registered Nursing - view details
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) - view details
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) - view details
Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists - view details

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