Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse Assessment
This course describes the great transformation in our understanding of domestic violence problems and their interface with substance abuse.
Available as a live course. Contact us for information.
Developed by: Karen Albig Smith, LMFT, LCAS, MAC, CAP, SAP, SAE
Description: Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence (DV/IPV) and substance abuse disorders (PSUD) are common co-occurring problems. Beginning with relevant terminology, incidence, and precedence information; the study will overview current victim and perpetrator characteristics. The program includes an overview of assessment issues for domestic violence/intimate partner violence and substance abuse. An assessment exercise for use in discriminating between social use, abuse of, and dependency on psychoactive substances will be presented. The program will identify the components of a comprehensive multi-problem assessment and will overview DSM5 diagnostic criteria for substance-related problems. Placement decisions are overviewed using the American Society of Addiction Medicine placement criteria. Safety planning and lethality assessment and resources for practitioners are covered.
CE Credits: 8
CE Broker#: 20-318968
Methods: Pre-test, study guide, posttest and evaluation, internet sources via URLs, Q&A by email.
Content Area: Domestic violence, Addictions, Clinical evaluation and assessment, Treatment knowledge, Service coordination, Abuse and trauma, Behavior disorders, Special populations/problems.
Purpose: This course is intended as a cross training seminar for professionals from both substance abuse and domestic violence professions to become familiar with the assessment protocol used to evaluate and determine intervention strategy. Practitioners completing this program will learn how to integrate assessment for both these problems in their intake protocols.
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.
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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