520 N. Delaware Ave • Philadelphia, PA 19123 • 215-923-2116 • fax: 215-923-5169

CE Type: 
# of CE's: 
0.4 IACET CE's

This introductory Tier II workshop is for Health and Human Services professionals to learn about the dynamics of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV), how these dynamics could affect individuals’ access and compliance with services, and which trauma-informed strategies professionals could use to support people who are being abused by their partners..


This training has an E-Learning component that can be accessed through the DBHIDS Learning Hub. To create an account through the DBHIDS Learning hub, please visit https://learninghub.dbhids.org/splash to create an account. Find more information on how to create an account at: https://www.bhten.com/dbhids-learning-hub

Learning Objectives: 

1) Identify at least four examples of abusive behaviors and how they can affect individuals and families;
2) Explain four barriers or reasons for not ending an abusive relationship;
3) Recognize four ways in which the abuse could affect the survivor and their ability to access mental health and housing services;
4) Explain three trauma-informed strategies to support survivors of intimate partner violence; and
5) List at least three specific services for victims/survivors of IPV in Philadelphia.

Intended Audience: 

DBHIdS and OHS staff and providers, behavioral health service provider staff, and other human services and community based organization staff

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Completion Requirements: 

Participants must attend entire session, participate in all activities, and submit an evaluation to receive credits and a certificate.