Training: Recognizing and Responding to Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
February 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm$45
Training Description: In this training, you will discuss definitions and dynamics of domestic violence and sexual assault, as well as the impacts of domestic violence and sexual assault on your clients’ wellness and safety. You will learn and practice skills for responding to clients who have experienced domestic violence and/or sexual assault. You will also discuss your legal and professional responsibilities when you receive a disclosure of abuse, and fulfilling this responsibility with trauma-informed advocacy.
Target audience: social workers, therapists, counselors, and other practitioners working with individuals and families affected by intimate partner violence. Professionals credentialed through the Kentucky Boards of Social Work, Examiners of Psychology, and Batterers Intervention Providers are eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
Level: introductory to intermediate
Learning objectives & outcomes: This workshop will
1. Develop participants’ understanding of and ability to identify intimate partner and sexual violence
2. Build participants’ ability to communicate effectively with victims of intimate partner and sexual violence
3. Increase awareness of support services available to individuals and families impacted by intimate partner and sexual violence
CEUs: the registration fee for this training includes 4.0 continuing education units (CEUs). Participants will receive a certificate verifying completion. Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence is accredited to sponsor continuing education for professionals certified through the Kentucky Boards of Social Work, Examiners of Psychology, and Batterers Intervention Providers. KCADV and The Center for Women and Families maintain responsibility for this program and its content.