Domestic Violence: Special Populations
Using real-life perspectives this course will discuss special populations affected by domestic violence. The class includes incidence and prevalence information, historical perspectives, and current concepts. Some special populations/topics that are increasingly exposed to family violence.
Available as a live course. Contact us for information.
Developed by: Karen Albig Smith, LMFT, LCAS, MAC, CAP, SAP, SAE
Note: This is an approved 2CE course that meets the domestic violence content requirements for license renewal for Florida 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.
Initial Licensee Note: 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: Using real life perspectives this course will discuss special populations affected by domestic violence. The class includes incidence and prevalence information, historical perspectives, and current concepts. Some special populations/topics that are increasingly exposed to family violence discussed in the study include; child custody where domestic violence is prevalent, teen dating violence, human trafficking, immigration issues, assessment, and resources.
CE Credits: 2
CE Broker#: 20-328867
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 provide an update on domestic violence populations to permit effective and early identification and assessment of domestic violence problems.
Target Audience: 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.
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 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?
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