Domestic Violence: The Basics
RECOMMENDED FOR FIRST TIME LICENSEES TO MEET DOMESTIC VIOLENCE EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
This introductory domestic violence course presents the legal and operational definitions and terminology commonly used in domestic violence populations. Recent statistics on prevalence and incidence are presented.
Note: This is an approved 2CE course that meets the domestic violence content requirements for license renewal for Florida Licensed Psychologists, Licensed School Psychologists, Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. The content may meet requirements in other states as well please check our approvals page and your state board. Resources provided are for all fifty states.
Available as a live course. Contact us for information.
Developed by: Karen Albig Smith, LMFT, LCAS, MAC, CAP, SAP, SAE
Description: This offering presents the legal and operational definitions and terminology commonly used re domestic violence populations. Recent statistics on prevalence and incidence are presented. A brief understanding of the Duluth model of Domestic Violence Intervention will preface more in-depth examination of batterers, and victim profiles, typology, and other descriptive information. An overview addressing intervention strategy, current treatment options, and cross-disciplinary interface will be discussed. The session concludes with a risk analysis paradigm for understanding and developing working interventions with victims of domestic violence. Finally, the course will cover danger assessment and safety plans. This is the recommended domestic violence course for new licensees approved for Florida and other states.
CE Credits: 2
CE Broker#: 20-28679
Methods: Pre-test, study guide, posttest and evaluation, internet sources via URLs, Q&A by email.
Content Area: Domestic violence, Social and cultural foundations, Professional orientation/readiness, Risk management, Documentation/treatment planning, Legal and regulatory, Abuse and trauma.
Purpose: This course is developed to prepare practitioners to identify and plan intervention with those affected by domestic violence.
Target Audience: Psychologists, school psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, licensed professional counselors, mental health counselors, nurses, employee assistance professionals, addiction professionals, behavioral health technicians, and other allied professionals who may work with these populations.
Social Work State Licensing Board Approval Information for Continuing Education: Program Services is directly approved in Florida and Alabama for Social Workers
States that accept Program Services credits because of our national approvals: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin
Accepts Program Services credits because we hold another state SW board approval: Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia Cross-disciplinary
States with no specified requirements/limitations or self- submit after the fact Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Maine, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Wyoming, New Mexico
Program Services credits not available for Social Work in these states: Hawaii, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana
South Carolina Board of Nursing CEBroker provider #50-1651
District Columbia Board of Nursing CEBroker provider #50-1651
Allied profession approvals can be found at https://www.programservices.org/approvals?other=true
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