Child Protection in Families Experiencing Domestic Violence 2nd edition (6 credit hours)

$35.94

This course explores the co-occurrence of child maltreatment and domestic violence and provides guidance for child welfare workers and domestic violence advocates who work with families experiencing domestic violence.  It highlights the tactics of abuse, common characteristics of perpetrators, key characteristics of adult survivors, the effects of domestic violence on children, risk and protective factors, the child protection process,  safety assessment, safety planning, developing the family plan, documentation, enhancing worker safety, and collaboration.   Case examples are given.  Emphasis is placed on survivor safety and perpetrator accountability.

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

SKU: 1025 Category:

Description

Program Summary:  This course explores the co-occurrence of child maltreatment and domestic violence and provides guidance for child welfare workers and domestic violence advocates who work with families experiencing domestic violence.  It highlights the tactics of abuse, common characteristics of perpetrators, key characteristics of adult survivors, the effects of domestic violence on children, risk and protective factors, the child protection process,  safety assessment, safety planning, developing the family plan, documentation, enhancing worker safety, and collaboration.   Case examples are given.  Emphasis is placed on survivor safety and perpetrator accountability.

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

Find the reading at:  https://www.childwelfare.gov/pubPDFs/domesticviolence2018.pdf

Publisher:  Children’s Bureau; Administration for Children and Families; US Department of Health and Human Services

Course Objectives: To enhance professional practice, values, skills, and knowledge by identifying key issues related to child protection in families experiencing domestic violence.

Learning Objectives:  Describe the tactics of domestic violence.  Identify common characteristics of perpetrators.  Identify the barriers to leaving a relationship.  Describe risk and protective factors.  Describe cultural factors.  Identify safety considerations for children, adult survivors, and caseworkers.