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Issues in Domestic Violence: Intimate Partner Sexual Abuse

Author: Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D.
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Course Created: 2017

Practice Level: Intermediate

No book to buy Duration: 1 hours
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Course Summary

This course examines the dynamics, health consequences and treatment of intimate partner sexual abuse.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the definition of Intimate Partner Sexual Abuse.
  • Describe the symptoms of Rape Trauma Syndrome.
  • Explain the elements of Trauma Informed Care.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Definitions, Prevalence and Incidence of Intimate Partner Sexual Abuse
  • Comparing Intimate Partner Sexual Abuse to Abuse by a Non-intimate Partner
  • Intimate Partner Sexual Abuse Compared with General Domestic Violence
  • Health Impact of Intimate Partner Sexual Abuse
  • Understanding the Dynamics of Intimate Partner Sexual Abuse
  • Interventions for Victims of Intimate Partner Sexual Abuse


This organization, CE4Less, provider #1115, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association Of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education ACE) program. Ce4Less maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 8/8/2018-8/8/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board To determine course approval. Social workers participating In this course will receive continuing education clock hours.

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