This course will review the statistics and prevalence of domestic violence in our society. We will define domestic violence and its various types of abuse.
The course will review the dynamics of the violent relationship. Violent relationships follow a predictable cycle of violence. This course will discuss this cycle and review its patterns and way to screen through multiple case studies. The course will delve into special populations and associated risk factors. Upon completion of the course, the professional will have an understanding of specific resources available for those in need.
This course will award 2 continuing education hours.
Author: Leesa M. Robertson, M.Ed., CAP, LMHC
Relevance: This course is designed for masters level counselors, addiction professionals, and nurses who work in a setting where they will come in contact with vulnerable populations who might be experiencing abuse.
Course ID: 20-659527
Provider number: 50-204
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Upon successful completion of this course the learner will be able to:
1. Explain the prevalence of domestic violence.
2. Explain the definition of domestic violence.
3. Distinguish between the six types of domestic violence.
4. Discuss the dynamics of the violent relationship.
5. Demonstrate the cycle of violence.
6. Discuss how health care professionals can recognize the signs and screen for domestic violence.
7. Identify special populations and discuss associated risk factors.
8. Discuss the impact of domestic violence.
9. Identify legal and social resources available.
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