Total CE Credit Hours: 4
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102321
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About the Course:
Intimate partner violence (IPV) refers to physical violence, sexual violence, psychological aggression (including coercive tactics, such as limiting access to money), or stalking by a person with whom one has a close personal relationship (e.g., former romantic relationship, spouse. While estimates of IPV prevalence varies for a variety of reasons, it’s been estimated that the lifetime prevalence (based on data from 2015) among women is 36.4% and 33.4% among men. Understandably, much has been done to help prevent and treat IPV. This study provides meta-analysis of 30 studies examining the screening and/or treatment of adult abuse victimization, and is based on research conducted by the RTI International–University of North Carolina Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC) under contract to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
This course is based on the article, Screening for Intimate Partner Violence, Elder Abuse, and Abuse of Vulnerable Adults: An Evidence Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force created by Cynthia Feltner, MD, MPH, et al. in 2018.
Publication Date:Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; Report No.: 18-05240-EF-1 2018
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Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
Counselors, emergency room staff, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers who work with older populations. This course content is at the intermediate level.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Describe the epidemiology of intimate partner violence (IPV).
- Identify 2 risk factors associated with IPV.
- Describe key literature findings regarding the potential benefits and harms of IPV screening.
- Discuss the various categories of IPV.
- Identify 3 current recommendations from other organizations regarding screening for IPV.
- Identify at least 2 IPV screening instruments.
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