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Spousal or Partner Abuse

Author: Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D.
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No book to buy Duration: 7 hours
3.6 out of 4.0, Based on: 4,066 reviews

Course Summary

This course will provide an introduction to domestic violence, including prevalence and impact, cultural factors, same gender abuse dynamics, intervention strategies and community resources.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add this Course Now" button above; this will let you take the test and receive your certificate for CEU credits.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction and Theories of Domestic Violence
  • The Effects of Domestic Violence
  • Intimate Partner Sexual Abuse
  • Special Populations and Domestic Violence
  • Motivational Interviewing and Stages of Change
  • Legal and Ethical Issues Pertaining to Domestic Violence

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the factors associated with domestic violence.
  • Describe the most common mental health effects of domestic violence.
  • Explain the symptoms of Rape Trauma Syndrome.
  • Describe the incidence of domestic violence in gay male relationships.
  • Explain the MI therapeutic principles.
  • Discuss a domestic violence safety plan.

FAQs

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No prerequisites are required for this course.
Yes. Once you read the material and pass your test, you can print your certificate right away from your "My Account" page.
You bet, you can download the course material to your computer. You can then print it off, transfer it to your tablet or whatever works for you. Most folks print of a copy of the test and circle the answers while reading through the material.

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