Mental health professionals and other health care providers regularly see patients and clients who are in intimate relationships with violent partners. This course covers the dynamics of domestic violence, barriers to leaving an abusive relationship, the impact of domestic violence on victims, including children, characteristics of perpetrators, screening, assessment, and intervention strategies, safety planning, cultural issues, abuse of active duty military women, and elder abuse.
This CE program is designated as intermediate to advanced.
Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, addiction counselors, nurses
This course meets the domestic violence requirement for psychologists, MFTs, and LCSWs in California.
This course meets the domestic violence requirement for psychologists, clinical social workers, marriage and family therapists, and mental health counselors in Florida.
This material has been compiled and edited by Jill Miller, JD, who graduated from the University of Washington School of Law. Prior to practicing law, she was an instructor and developer of educational programs for adults. She is currently vice president in charge of operations and content development for At Health, Inc.
At Health, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. At Health, LLC maintains responsibility for the program and its content.
At Health, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6949. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. At Health, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
At Health, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education through the co-sponsorship of At Health, LLC, and Amedco, LLC. Amedco, #1346, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Amedco maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 6/24/2016 to 6/24/2019.
At Health, LLC is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN), Provider # CEP 17059. California Licensed Vocational Nurses and California Psychiatric Technicians can take online courses by California Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN) approved providers, such as At Health, LLC, to fulfill their CE requirements.
At Health, LLC is an approved provider of the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners, provider #7566.
At Health, LLC is an approved provider of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists, provider #908.
At Health, LLC is an approved provider of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors, provider # 3303.
These programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for social work in Arkansas.
These programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for social workers, professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, master's level psychologists, licensed clinical psychotherapists, and alcohol and other drug abuse counselors in Kansas.
These programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for mental health practice and for social work in Nebraska.
These programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for psychologists, pastoral psychotherapists, clinical social workers, clinical mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, and alcohol and drug abuse counselors in New Hampshire.
These programs meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for social workers, professional counselors, marital and family therapists, and clinical pastoral therapists in Tennessee.
Athealth.com is approved as a continuing education provider by the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) Provider #148460.
Other jurisdictions may accept trainings offered by At Health, LLC for your continuing education requirements. Restrictions may apply. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.”
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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.