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(WEBiNAR) IPV Screening for Abusive Partners in General Practice Settings

CE Type: 

This Tier III advanced-level, full-day workshop will be an in-depth, interactive training for participants interested in developing capacity and knowledge about screening for harmful or abusive behavior. The workshop will explore key differences between screening for harmful behavior and screening for having been harmed, elaborate site-specific considerations, and review strategies for effective engagement when screening for abusive behavior. NOTE: Tier II course, Addressing Abusive Behaviors, should be completed before attending this workshop.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Identify potential benefits and risks of screening clients for abusive behavior toward their intimate partners in general practice settings;
  2. Describe three differences between screening for harmful behavior and screening for having been harmed
  3. Develop ease in broaching the subject of harmful behavior with clients or patients
  4. Explore considerations for establishing screening that is appropriate for specific settings
  5. Identify barriers to engagement when conducting a screen for abusive behavior
  6. Describe strategies for best possible engagement when screening for harmful behavior
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.

Instructional Level: 


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.