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Spousal/Partner Abuse Detection and Intervention CE Course

$ – For pricing details, see our Pricing page.

You will need to purchase 1 unit for every 1 hour of coursework.

You will receive a certificate of completion after passing the exam, completing the course evaluation, and purchasing the appropriate number of units.  The certificate of completion will then be accessible on your myCourses page in the Your Course History section under the tab “Aspira Courses I’ve Passed”.  There will be a “Download” button under the “Certificate” column that you will be able to click on to pull up your certificate once all requirements listed above have been met.

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Spousal/Partner Abuse Detection and Intervention CE Course – Online CE Course

Spousal/Partner Abuse Detection and Intervention CE Course Objectives and Outline:

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify and distinguish between at least two different types of abuse.
  2. Identify at least two spousal/partner abuse symptoms.
  3. Describe at least two effects of spousal/partner abuse.
  4. Explain at least two same gender abuse dynamics.
  5. Discuss at least two relevant cultural factors.
  6. Explain the clinical impact of domestic violence on children.
  7. Identify at least two national domestic violence applicable laws and other legal considerations.
  8. Discuss the relationship between substance abuse and spousal/partner abuse.
  9. Discuss at least two implications for prevention.
  10. Identify at least two resources and referrals.
  11. Describe at least two characteristics of spousal/partner abuse later in life.
  12. Explain at least one characteristic of sexual violence.
  13. Describe at least one characteristic of stalking.
  14. Identify at least one characteristic of intimate partner violence victimization.
  15. Explain the relationship between intimate partner violence and and suicide attempts.

In addition to the course objectives listed above, this course addresses the following content areas related to spousal and partner abuse:

  • Counseling theory and practice
  • Social and Cultural Foundations
  • Assessment
  • Professional practice issues
  • Wellness and prevention

Course Outline:

  1. Intimate Partner Violence and Domestic Violence: Definitions
  2. Statistics
  3. Symptoms and Effects of Domestic Violence
  4. Screening, Evaluation, Intervention and Treatment
  5. Trauma Informed Treatment
  6. Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence
  7. Children and Domestic Violence
  8. Domestic Violence and the Law
  9. Implications for Prevention
  10. Domestic Violence in Later Life
  11. Prevalence and Characteristics of Sexual Violence, Stalking, and Intimate Partner Violence Victimization
  12. Predictors of Intimate Partner Violence Re-victimization: The Relative Impact of Distinct PTSD Symptoms, Dissociation, and Coping Strategies
  13. Intimate Partner Violence and Incident Depressive Symptoms and Suicide Attempts
  14. Figures and Tables (Safeguarding Important Documents, Gathering Documentation, and Sample Safety Plan)
  15. Resources and Referrals
  16. References

Instructors: Nicole Hiltibran, MA, LMFT; Julie Campbell, Phd

Author: Nicole Hiltibran, MA LMFT – SAMHSAUS Census BureauCDC

Nicole Hiltibran, MA LMFT has been in practice for over 20 years (for more details on Nicole Hiltibran’s credentials view our Principals page).  She wrote and compiled the information contained in this course from documents produced by SAMHSA, the US Census Bureau, and the CDC.

1.5 hours of the 15 hours may be used towards ethics


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