Course Description: Families affected by co-occurring intimate partner violence (IPV) and substance use face unique and interconnected needs. Providing services requires consideration of the needs of the adults who are experiencing IPV, the children exposed to it, and the family unit as a whole, with a primary emphasis on ensuring the safety of all family members. This course focuses on mothers who are experiencing IPV and who use substances, and it identifies promising practices and programs to meet the needs of these women and their children.
Course Credit(s): 1 CE Credit or Hour
Course Format: Online Text (format of this course is noninteractive)
Course Schedule: Self-paced
Course Author(s): Hannah Dodd
Content Publisher(s): National Abandoned Infants Assistance Resource Center, University of California, Berkeley
Course Author(s) Qualifications:
Hannah Dodd is a researcher at the National Abandoned Infants Assistance Resource Center, University of California, Berkeley.
Course Level: Beginning/Introductory, Intermediate, Advanced
CEmobile, LLC, #1558, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. CEmobile, LLC maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 5/2/2018-5/2/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.
Social workers participating in this course will receive 1 clinical continuing education clock hours.