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(WEBINAR) IPV and Substance Abuse

CE Type: 
# of CE's: 
0.2 IACET CE's

About This Course

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.

Instructional Level: 


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.

Credit Statements: 

BHTEN is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. 
As an IACET Accredited Provider, BHTEN offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.  BHTEN is authorized by IACET to offer CEUs for this program.
(0.2 CEU = 2.0 Training Hours)

2.0 CE credit hours for Psychologists awarded.  BHTEN is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  BHTEN maintains responsibility for this program and its content

2.0 SW credit hours awarded.  This program is co-sponsored by Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research.  As a CSWE accredited program, the Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research at Bryn Mawr College is an approved provider of continuing education for social workers, professional counselors, and marriage and family therapists in Pennsylvania and many other states


BHTEN is certified by the Pennsylvania Certification Board, Provider #310

2.0 hours PCB approved hours of Education for this training.