Our newest Domestic Violence/Intimate Partner Violence course. Approved for most states that have a domestic violence training requirement. (Meets Florida requirements)

FL Psychology approval pending.
Course Developer: Karen Albig Smith, LMFT, LCAS
Revised January 2022
Considering current research contributions on violence among intimate partners this study will explore new information on those affected by domestic violence. The class includes incidence and prevalence information, historical perspectives, current concepts, and assessment and resources. The study will describe research supporting intimate partner violence typologies. The special populations increasingly exposed to family violence that are discussed in this study include women affected by sexual violence, victims of stalking, children impacted by exposure to domestic violence and child abuse, teen dating violence, workplace harassment, human trafficking and immigrants.  Resources and assessment strategies will be covered.
  1. Learners will be able to utilize evidence-based typologies to guide their clinical work with families where violence is present.

  2. Learners will be able to describe specific differences and impacts on six special populations affected by domestic violence.  
  3. Learners will be able to locate resources and implement assessment tools for use with domestic violence victims.
Learning Assessment:
1.  Participants will be able to discuss domestic violence incidence and prevalence statistics.
2.  Participants will be able to describe four IPV typologies.
3.  Participants will be able to discuss the impact of domestic violence on six specific populations.
4.  Participants will be able to utilize assessment strategies and locate resources for use with domestic violence populations.

CE Credits: 2

Hour One: Statistical information and typologies of intimate partner violence.
Hour Two: Overview of six special populations and the Florida supplement on domestic violence

CE Broker#:   20-695029

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 content update on domestic violence and affected special populations to permit effective 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
The following states accept Program Services Credits for social work as a result of our national or state approvals: Alabama, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia.
The following states accept Program Services credits for social work through cross-disciplinary acceptance or have no specified requirements/limitations or permit self- submission after the fact: Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Maine, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Wyoming, New Mexico
Program Services credit for social work is not offered for: New York, Hawaii, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana
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. #159AAlabama 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
Other allied profession approvals can be found at https://www.programservices.org/approvals?other=true

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