This course traces the advances in this topic over the recent decade and highlights one special population.   This course will overview some current topics of the professional conversation on this topic including; incidence and prevalence information, historical perspective regarding legislative efforts to intervene on domestic violence in the US, and the consequences of these legislative actions. Implications for both heterosexual and same-sex couples are discussed.

Available as a live course. Contact us for information.

Developed by: Karen Albig Smith, LMFT, LCAS, MAC, CAP, SAP, SAE

Revised 2018

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 also meets requirements in other states as well please check our approvals page and your state board. Resources provided are for all fifty states.

Note to Initial License candidates: If you are considering this course for initial licensure Domestic Violence course requirements please consider ordering the Domestic Violence Core Course, Domestic Violence: The Basics or the Florida Initial Licensure Combo Course.

Description:  This course will overview some current topics of the professional conversation on this topic including; incidence and prevalence information, historical perspective regarding legislative efforts to intervene on domestic violence in the US, and the consequences of these legislative actions.  Implications for both heterosexual and same-sex couples are discussed.

Objectives:
1.  The learner will be able to utilize demographic information to identify victims and perpetrators of domestic violence.
2.  The learner will be able to discuss lethality, safety, and resources for victims of domestic violence.
Learning Assessment:
1.  Participants will be able to discuss incidence and prevalence of domestic violence in the US.
2.  Participants will be able to list two critical advances against domestic violence in the last decade.
3.  Participants will be able to describe the barriers to women in the effective management of domestic violence.
4.  Participants will be able to implement lethality assessments and safety planning.
5.  Participants will be able to discuss the special problems of same-sex violence.

CE Credits: 2

Agenda:
Hour One:  Incidence and prevalence, historical and legislative overview recent two decades
Hour Two: Same-sex violence

CE Broker #s:   20-28675

Methods: Pre-test, study guide, posttest and evaluation, internet sources via URLs, Q&A by email.

Content Area: Clinical evaluation and assessment, Treatment knowledge, Domestic violence, Adolescent issues, Risk Management, Abuse and trauma, Sexual abuse.

Purpose: This course is developed to provide an update on domestic violence issues that will permit effective and early identification and assessment of domestic violence problems.

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.

Approvals:

National Board for Certified Counselors (N.B.C.C.) Program Services has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP #: 5978.                  
Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.           
Program Services is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Social Work:  State Licensing Board Approval Information for Continuing Education.
The following states accept our national approvals (NBCC) for social work CE:  Alabama, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin.
We are approved in two states for social work (Florida and Alabama).
The following states accept Program Services CE if other state SW boards have approved our CE. (Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan,  Mississippi, New Jersey, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia.)    
These states specify cross-disciplinary CE is acceptable, have no specified requirements/limitations, or that social workers can self- submit after the fact: 
Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Maine, Montana, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Wyoming, New Mexico.
Program Services has not applied for CE for social work in New York, Hawaii, Iowa, and Minnesota.

National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) #86395
Florida Board of Nursing FBN #2456 CEBroker provider # 50-1651
Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling: BAP #162 CEBroker provider # 50-1651
Florida Office of School Psychology. BAP#162 CEBroker provider # 50-1651
Florida Certification Board, Inc. #159A
Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners #0339
Georgia Board of Nursing  CEBroker provider #50-1651
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?

Online Course

CE Broker#:
20-28675
CE Credits:
2
Price:
$20.00