Evaluations with Allegations of Intimate Partner Violence: Recommendations for Access, Decision-Making and Treatment

alt Course: Evaluations with Allegations of Intimate Partner Violence: Recommendations for Access, Decision-Making and Treatment

alt Instructor: Robin Deutsch, Ph.D., ABPP.

alt Approved for 4.0 Hours of CE Credit

alt Fulfills Requirements for Psycholgists, MFTs, LCSWs, and Licensed Professional Counselors.

alt This course is designed for Full and Part-Time Private Practitioners, and Full and Part-Time Agency Employees

alt High Resolution Online Streaming Video Format Available

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Evaluations that include allegations of Intimate Partner Violence require careful assessment, in addition, the evaluator must develop useful recommendations that consider the presence of violence, as well as the kind, severity and frequency of the violence. Evaluators may offer recommendations that addrss access, decision making and treatment. This course will review the types of violence and kinds of recommendations including evidence-based treatments.

Course Goal and Objectives

  • Identify types of Intimate Partner violence.
  • Identify the impact of intimate partner violence on children and alleged victim, perpetrator, and parenting and co-parenting.
  • Apply a screening process.
  • Describe the components of an evaluation of IPV.
  • Describe possible recommendations for access between parents and children when IPV is alleged.
  • Describe possible recommendations for decision making when IPV is alleged.
  • Construct evidence- based recommendations for treatment when IPV is present in a family.
  • Discuss a process for lifting restrictions on parenting access.

Please Note: This program includes required reading of 2 downloadable documents: 1) AFCC Guidelines for Examining Intimate Partner Violence, and 2) A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO DOMESTIC ABUSE–INFORMED CHILD CUSTODY DECISION MAKING IN FAMILY LAW CASES by Gabrielle Davis, 2015 Family Court Review. Access to the materials will be available upon purchase of the course.

Course post-test questions will include subject matter from these documents.

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CE Approval Information

This course fulfills 4.0 hours Continuing Education credit for licensed mental health professionals in most states.

  • The Steve Frankel Group, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for Psychologists. The Steve Frankel Group, LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This course meets the qualifications for 4 hours of CE credit for Psychologists, MFTs, LCSWs, and LPCCs.
  • The course outline or agenda for this training has been approved as corresponding to subject areas specified in California Rules of Court, rules5.225(d)(1), 5.225(d)(2) and 5.225(d)(3). [continue, as below, with the last sentence]: The views expressed in this training are those of the trainer and do not necessarily represent the official positions or policies of the Judicial Council of California.


Your access to the course material extends for 3-years from the date of purchase. This includes after passing the post-test, so you may continue to review its contents.

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