Spousal or Partner Abuse
Author: Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D.
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Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D.
Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D. is a psychologist in private practice specializing in eating disorders, as well as dual addictions, trauma, domestic violence and depression. She conducts individual and couples therapy with adolescent and adult clients. In addition to authoring numerous mental health courses she frequently blogs and writes newspaper articles about mental health topics.
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This course will provide an introduction to domestic violence, including prevalence and impact, cultural factors, same gender abuse dynamics, intervention strategies and community resources.
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.
- 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
- 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.