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CE Type: 
# of CE's: 
0.2 IACET CE's

This workshop will provide clinicians who are treating individuals experiencing both IPV and substance abuse with tools to provide a trauma-informed, empowerment-based approaches to screening, assessment & intervention. Utilizing a flipped learning method, participants will have the opportunity to view recorded lectures in their own time and at their own pace before joining a live webinar utilizing a variety of interactive exercises to put their learning into action. Participants will learn to screen for the impact of coercive control on substance use and mental illness; develop an understanding of how trauma impacts safety, access to treatment and recovery; and have strategies for supporting individuals as they decrease harm, increase safety, and maintain access to treatment supports.

Learning Objectives: 

1. Define Substance Use and Mental Health Coercion.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of what trauma is, how it develops, and how it shows up in client interactions.
3. Describe the Bidirectional Increased Risk Pattern generated by the presence of Substance Use/Mental Illness in an IPV situation.
4. Explain 3 Trauma-Informed Strategies to screen for Substance Use/Mental Health Coercion.
5. List 3 Safety Planning Strategies to reduce harms associated with Substance Use/Mental Health Coercion.
6. Identify an appropriate community referral resource for clients experiencing IPV and harmful substance use.

Intended Audience: 

Clinicians who are treating individuals experiencing both IPV and substance abuse.

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Completion Requirements: 

Participants are encouraged to view the pre-recorded webinars on YouTube, complete the learning assessment quiz, and submit questions to the instructors via email prior to the live webinar. Participants must attend entire live webinar session, participate in all activities, and submit an evaluation within 7 days of training to receive credits and a certificate. Credits are only available for the live webinar portion of this training. All certificates will be delivered via email within 30 business days of live training date.