Male Victims Of Domestic Violence

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Description:
Credits:  4 CE Credit Hours

Course Developed By: Jennifer Kolb, LCSW

Course Description: Although most people understand domestic violence to be an act of aggression by a man against a woman, recent research has shown that males are victims of partner abuse also. Males may be subject to physical, emotional and sexual abuse, in hetero- and homosexual partnerships, and often face significant social pressures away from reporting their victimization. In this presentation, attention will be given to the unique psychological and sociological reasons that men may find themselves in abusive relationships, as well as some explanations for why they stay and why they find reporting difficult. In addition, the special treatment factors associated with detection and assessment of victimization in men is presented, as well as factors to consider when using individual or conjoint therapy. Finally, the issues for gay men in violent partnerships and the characteristics that lead women to become violent aggressors are presented. 

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SKU
1045

Course Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Course Developed By: Jennifer Kolb, LCSW

Bio: 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:  Patricia Patton, Ph.D, Nancy Klein, MA, LMFT, Gerry Grossman, M.A., LMFT

Course Delivery: Online, Self-Paced

Course Description: Although most people understand domestic violence to be an act of aggression by a man against a woman, recent research has shown that males are victims of partner abuse also. Males may be subject to physical, emotional and sexual abuse, in hetero- and homosexual partnerships, and often face significant social pressures away from reporting their victimization. In this presentation, attention will be given to the unique psychological and sociological reasons that men may find themselves in abusive relationships, as well as some explanations for why they stay and why they find reporting difficult. In addition, the special treatment factors associated with detection and assessment of victimization in men is presented, as well as factors to consider when using individual or conjoint therapy. Finally, the issues for gay men in violent partnerships and the characteristics that lead women to become violent aggressors are presented. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Define all types of intimate partner violence, including the mutual forms of abuse.
  2. Make accurate assessments in the context of masculine gender roles and inhibitions to reporting and seeking treatment.
  3. Develop treatment plans for gender-neutral treatment.
  4. Integrate the pros and cons of individual vs. conjoint therapy with treatment of intimate partner violence.

Course Format:

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.

Approvals:

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5750. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences provider #1085, 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. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 06/19/2018 – 06/19/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling - #50-11015

Florida Board of Psychology #50-5452

Social Workers: Association for the Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0112

The sponsor of this program has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialist (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorder. Approval No. 18-1420

Continuing Education licensing requirements vary by jurisdiction, are not always well defined and may even supersede the rules of a national accreditation organization. We recommend you contact the applicable state licensing board or accrediting organization for the latest regulations and specific requirements of your state when considering our programs for Continuing Education credit.

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