Spousal or Partner Abuse Assessment, Detection and Intervention Strategies
Author: Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D.
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Course Created: 2012
Practice Level: Beginner
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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 To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.
- Define domestic violence and the term "intimate partner."
- Describe common patterns of abusive behavior.
- Factors associated with domestic violence.
- Describe mental health effects of domestic violence, including depression and posttraumatic stress disorder.
- Discuss prevalence and types of abuse among Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered (GBLT) Relationships.
- Discuss barriers to treatment and treatment recommendations for GBLT relationships.
- Defining Domestic Violence
- Prevalence of Domestic Violence
- Theories on Domestic Violence
- The Impact of Abuse
- Common Patterns of Intimate Partner Violence
- Social Constructs and Subcultures
- Same Gender Abuse Dynamics
- Intervention Strategies
This organization, CE4Less, provider #1115, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education ACE) program. CE4Less maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 8/8/2015-8/8/2018. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.