Trauma-Focused Interventions for Domestic Violence Survivors (2 CE)
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Developed By: Jennifer Kolb, LCSW
Content By: This report was developed from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Family and Youth Services Bureaus, Family Violence Prevention and Services Program; written by Caroline Warshaw, MD (National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health), and Cris M. Sullivan, PhD & Echo A. Rivera, MA (Michigan State University).
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.
Course Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Course Description: This course highlights an article that reviews trauma-based treatments targeted at or modified for interpersonal violence (IPV) survivors. Recommendations for future research in treatment options for IPV survivors are discussed.
- Be knowledgeable of empirically tested treatments for IPV survivors
- Explain barriers to treatment that IPV survivors may face
- Describe specific cautions in regards to the tested treatments described in the article
- List specific recommendations for future research
Course materials can be downloaded or read online. To receive a certificate of completion, you must complete an online multiple-choice post-test with a score of 75% or better and complete an online course evaluation.