LGBTQ and HIV-Affected Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) (6 CE)
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Developed By: Jennifer Kolb, LCSW
Jennifer Kolb, LCSW; Social Work Consultant, reviewed and determined the course meets requirements for continuing education in the field of social work. This course is appropriate for masters and clinical level social workers. Jennifer graduated with a Master’s degree in Social Work with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Louisville, Kentucky. She specializes in school-based psychotherapy with children and adolescents, as well as licensing exam coaching and preparation.
Content By: National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP). This publication was written by the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs, a program of the New York City Anti-Violence Project. Data collection, analysis, and writing include: Shelby Chestnut, Chai Jindasurat, and Preeti Varathan.
Course Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
This course summarizes the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) research findings on LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer) and HIV-affected intimate partner violence (IPV). The NCAVP works to prevent, respond to, and end all forms of violence against and within LGBTQ and HIV-affected communities.
- Describe the movement that sparked the research and literature on interpersonal violence (IPV)
- List the marginalized populations most affected by IPV
- Recite the types of tactics abusers use on LGBTQ and HIV-affected IPV survivors
- Explain why there is mistrust between the LGBTQ community and law enforcement
- Demonstrate knowledge of resources available (and lack thereof) to the LGBTQ and HIV-affected community
- Describe barriers to accessible services that the LGBTQ and HIV-affected community face
1. Facts and Figures
Intimate-Partner Violence Homicides
Total Survivor and Victim demographics
Most Impacted Identities
2. Discussion of Findings
3. Best Practices
4. Recommendations for Policymakers and Funders
Course materials can be downloaded or read online. To receive a certificate of completion, you must complete a multiple-choice post-test with a score of 75% or better and complete a course evaluation.