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This half-day, Tier II course is part of the Three-Tiered Intimate Partner Violence Training Initiative.  This will be an interactive training in which participants will be able to explore and discuss the roots of abusive behaviors, the motivations for change, and strategies to challenge and support individuals who have been harming their partners and children.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Describe the role of biology and gender socialization in the development of abusive patterns.
  2. Identify differences among people who act abusively.
  3. Describe appropriate strategies to support someone who has been acting abusively.
  4. Identify and discuss their own reactions to working with people who act abusively.
Intended Audience: 

DBHIdS and OHS staff and providers, as well as staff of behavioral health service provider organizations and other human services and community-based organizations.

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Completion Requirements: 

Participants must attend the entire session, participate in all activities, and submit an evaluation within 7 days of training to receive credits and a certificate. All CE/CEU certificates and certificates of completion will be received through the DBHIDS Learning Hub. Once you have completed your evaluation you will have access to your CE/CEU or Certificate of Completion through your DBHIDS Learning Hub account.