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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

No book to buy Duration: 1 hours
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Course Summary

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.

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

  • Explain the incidence of domestic violence.
  • Describe factors that increase risk for domestic violence.
  • discuss the efficacy of domestic violence group therapy for men.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Characteristics of Perpetrators
  • Causal Theories and Perpetration
  • Assessment of Perpetrators
  • Treatment/Intervention Approaches
  • Summary

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