Archive for November, 2010

Children Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence (2 Credit Hours)

Program Summary: This information packet explores the effects of intimate partner violence on children and discusses past and current intervention efforts.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.

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Expanding Solutions for Domestic Violence and Poverty (1 Credit Hour)

Program Summary: This article explores policy and solutions for children and families experiencing domestic violence, poverty, and maltreatment.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.

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When Battered Women Stay… Advocacy Beyond Leaving (2 Credit Hours)

Program Summary: This course explores the complex work of preserving a battered woman’s right to make decisions about her life and her family.  The article explores assumptions within the domestic violence field that leaving abusive relationships is the best approach to ending domestic violence.  The author broadens the discussion by proposing an expanded advocacy for survivors who choose to stay.

NASW ethical standard 1.02:  Self Determination:  “Social workers respect and promote the right of clients to self­ determination and assist clients in their efforts to identify and clarify their goals. Social workers may limit clients’ right to self­ determination when, in the social workers’ professional judgment, clients’ actions or potential actions pose a serious, foreseeable, and imminent risk to themselves or others.”

This course is recommended for social workers and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.  This course does not meet the ethics requirement for National Certified Counselors.

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Autism Spectrum Disorders Pervasive Developmental Disorders (3 Credit Hours)

This course is no longer available for purchase. Please browse our complete course catalog or use the category links to the right to view courses that are available for purchase.

Program summary: This article discusses assessment and treatment options for Autism Spectrum Disorders.

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, and therapists and is appropriate for beginning and intermediate levels of practice.  This course is not recommended for National Certified Counselors.

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