Issues in Domestic Violence: Working With Perpetrators of Domestic Violence
Author: Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D.
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Course Created: 2012
Practice Level: Intermediate
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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 overview of working with perpetrators of domestic violence. It will include research on characteristics of perpetrators, theories about why violence occurs, and a review of intervention strategies.
This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) 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.
- Explain the incidence of domestic violence.
- Describe factors that increase risk for domestic violence.
- discuss the efficacy of domestic violence group therapy for men.
- Characteristics of Perpetrators
- Causal Theories and Perpetration
- Assessment of Perpetrators
- Treatment/Intervention Approaches
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