Engaging Men Across the Violence Prevention Continuum: An Exploratory Study (1 credit hour)

Program Summary:  This course offers a discussion among violence prevention practitioners on how to engage men across the violence prevention continuum.   The course presents research findings from an exploratory study and highlights practitioners’ efforts to work with male perpetrators, victims, and allies.  Practitioners reported a number of challenges, including a lack of education, tools, resources, and research.  The impact of trauma, bias, and stigma are examined.

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

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Course Reading:  Engaging Men Across the Violence Prevention Continuum:  An Exploratory Study by Brian Hansen, Lana Wells, and Caroline Claussen

Publisher:  Advances in Social Work

Course Objectives:  To enhance professional practice, values, skills and knowledge by looking at ways to better engage men across the violence prevention continuum.

Learning Objectives:  Identify challenges experienced by practitioners in meeting the needs of men. Describe the impact of trauma, bias, and stigma on practice.  Identify recommendations and examples of promising practices.

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1: Which is an example of primary prevention?
 
 
2: Research indicates that men are ___________ likely to engage in help seeking behaviors and/or structured social supports and services.
 
 
3: Masculine gender norms that emphasize self-reliance, toughness, and autonomy have been identified as variables that _________ affect men's decisions to engage with prevention supports and services.
 
 
4: Much of the research, services, and supports have been directed towards men as
 
 
 
 
5: Male victims overwhelmingly ranked the existing domestic violence services as not helpful.
 
 
6: Which of the following is recommended for engaging men in violence prevention activities?
 
 
 
7: Which of the following helps practitioners to unpack, examine, and work through individual biases?
 
 
 
 
8: Some participants mentioned that men are more inclined to ask for
 
 
9: Which of the following is an example of informal supports?
 
 
 
 
10: Practitioners pointed to the lack of _________________ in relation to working with men.
 
 
 
 

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Free State Social Work, LLC, provider #1235, 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. Free State Social Work, LLC maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 9/6/2021 - 9/6/2024. Social workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credit.

Free State Social Work has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP NO. 6605. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Free State Social Work is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

G.M. Rydberg-Cox, MSW, LSCSW is the Continuing Education Director at Free State Social Work and responsible for the development of this course.  She received her Masters of Social Work in 1996 from the Jane Addams School of Social Work at the University of Illinois-Chicago and she has over 20 years of experience.  She has lived and worked as a social worker in Chicago, Boston, and Kansas City.  She currently practices in the area of hospital/medical social work.  The reading materials for this course were developed by another organization.