Advanced Domestic Violence
Course: Advanced Domestic Violence
Instructor: Christy Wise, Ph.D.
Approved for 3.0 Hours of CE Credit
Fulfills Requirements for Psycholgists, MFTs, LCSWs, and Licensed Professional Counselors.
This course is designed for Full and Part-Time Private Practitioners, and Full and Part-Time Agency Employees
High Resolution Online Streaming Video Format Available
This course addresses the complex issues related to Domestic Violence (DV) and the unique issues presented by family and psychological assessment in such cases.
Topics discussed are: The effects of exposure to DV and psychological trauma on children. The nature and extent of domestic violence, gender, class, race and sexual orientation and the appropriate structure of the child custody evaluation process, including maximum safety. Students will learn how to gather and provide balanced information and control for possible biases. The structure and design of an evaluation report, with attention to the dynamics of DV, will be explored.
Students will learn to identify and describe ethical considerations in child custody evaluations for victims and children of abuse and will gain specialty training, skills and techniques needed to address their needs. This course was designed to aid licensed mental health practitioners in expanding their knowledge in the specialty area of Forensic Psychology/Child Custody Evaluations and meets the standards for required training for child custody evaluators promulgated by the Judicial Council of California.
The unique psychological issues presented about DV in this course are relevant in all state jurisdictions outside of California that adjudicate complex issues related to DV.
Course Goal and Objectives
- Identify complex issues related to domestic violence (DV) presented by family and psychological assessments.
- Apply specialty training, skills and techniques needed to address the effects of domestic violence on families and children
- Recognize complex issues related to Domestic Violence, the appropriate structure of the evaluation process, including maximum safety.
- Identify and describe ethical considerations in child custody evaluations for adult victims and children of abuse.
- Apply the standards of practice, with a range of recourses and interventions that are applicable to Domestic Violence, in the specialty area of Forensic Psychology/Child Custody Evaluations.
Your access to the course material extends for 1-year from the date of purchase. This includes after passing the post-test, so you may continue to review its contents.