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Spousal or Partner Abuse

Author: Heidi Dalzell, Psy.D.
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Course Created: 2012

Practice Level: Beginner to Intermediate

No book to buy Duration: 7 hours
4.6 out of 5.0, Based on: 10,169 reviews

Course Summary

This course will provide an introduction to domestic violence, including prevalence and impact, cultural factors, same gender abuse dynamics, intervention strategies and community resources.

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 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.

Course Syllabus

  • 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

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