Course Description: This course focuses on the impact of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other forms of trauma on people with disabilities. It describes four conditions for a trauma-informed organization and provides tips on trauma-informed practices, creating organizational change, and providing universal safeguards.
Course Credit(s): 2 CE Credits or Hours
Course Format: Online Text (format of this course is noninteractive)
Course Schedule: Self-paced
Course Author(s): Karen Lane, Amy Judy, and Mark Sweet, PhD
Content Publisher(s): Violence Against Women with Disabilities and Deaf Women Project of Wisconsin
Course Author(s) Qualifications:
Karen Lane is an Advocacy Specialist with Disability Rights Wisconsin.
Amy Judy is a member of Vera Institute of Justice’s Center on Victimization and Safety. Prior to joining Vera, she worked at Wisconsin’s designated protection and advocacy agency for people with disabilities and their families, Disability Rights Wisconsin, as Project Coordinator of the Violence Against Women with Disabilities and Deaf Women Project for 13 years.
Mark Sweet is a Trainer and Program Consultant with Disability Rights Wisconsin.
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 2 clinical continuing education clock hours.