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Clinical Skills for Working with Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence
October 7, 2022
Free
3 CE Hours
Clinical
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Description

This presentation is aimed at professionals who work in clinical, social service, and medical settings to develop more advanced skills for working with clients who are survivors of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV). The presentation will cover the dynamics of Intimate Partner Violence and introduce trauma-informed and skillful ways to screen for, discuss and support clients who have experienced IPV. This presentation will also help participants navigate ethical and safety issues during and outside of the session.

Target Audience
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Counselors
Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the dynamics of intimate partner abuse.
  2. Work with clients experiencing IPV in a trauma-informed, non-judgmental and skillful way.
  3. Explain 5 ethical issues that may arise when working with a client experiencing IPV.
  4. Provide intermediate safety planning around IPV, including considerations for emotional and physical safety during and outside of sessions.
CE Details
Introductory
Clinical

This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programming. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development.

TPN.health, #1766, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022 – 03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 3 continuing education credits.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC 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-0654.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0097.

TPN.health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

This presentation has been approved for 3.0 CE clock hours including 1.0 in Ethics by the Louisiana Counseling Association as authorized by the Louisiana Professional Counselor Licensing Board of Examiners. NOTE: this is 1 ethics hour.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0220.

 

TPN.health has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7267. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. TPN.health is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

 

CE Policy
Agenda

9:15 am CT – Waiting room opens

9:30 am CT – Workshop begins

10:30 am CT – 15 minute break

10:45 am CT – Workshop resumes

12:45 pm CT – Workshop concludes

Note: Time designated for waiting room, breaks cannot be counted toward CE credit

TPN.health and this educator have no conflicts of interest and have not received any commercial support for this program or its contents.
*Registration ends October 7 at 12:45 PM CDT
Amanda Tonkovich

Amanda Tonkovich, LCSW-BACS has 12+ years of experience working with survivors of intimate partner abuse, sexual violence, human trafficking, and adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Amanda has provided direct support to hundreds of survivors through individual and group therapy, and extensive advocacy in medical, criminal legal, workplace, and educational settings. As the former Sexual Assault Program Director at the New Orleans Family Justice Center, she was instrumental in developing the 24/7 Medical Advocacy program, the New Orleans Sexual Assault Response Team (SART), and the Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Action Coalition. Amanda is a leader in building responses to violence that are survivor-centered and trauma-informed, through direct service, training, creative collaborations across disciplines, and intentional program development. Amanda is the current chair of the Louisiana Crime Victims Reparations (CVR) Board and continues working toward making this fund more accessible to crime survivors.

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