Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) or domestic violence is extremely common affecting women, and sometimes men, of all ages, ethnicity and sexual preferences. IPV can have physical, mental and emotional short and long term consequences. Effective screening and assessment is key in identifying the abuse and supporting the victim to access resources to interrupt the cycle of violence. This course provides a toolkit with detailed information for public health providers to become more knowledgeable in screening, documentation and management practices and patient resources for domestic abuse. The toolkit was developed using California Health and Safety codes and reporting laws and can be revised to reflect the codes and laws of a given state.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Learners will be able to articulate the pervasiveness and consequences of intimate partner violence.
  • Learners will be able to utilize best practices regarding intimate partner violence screening, documentation, and reporting in clinic settings.
  • Learners will be able to locate intimate partner resources for clinical settings.

 

Target Audience:  Mental Health Professionals, Nurses, Physicians and Other Clinicians, Social Workers, Emergency Responders/ Receivers, Case manager

 

Tier(s) and Competency Domain(s):  Tier I- Analytical/ Assessment Skills, Policy Development/ Program Planning Skills, Communication Skills, Cultural Competency Skills;  Tier II- Analytical/ Assessment Skills, Policy Development/ Program Planning Skills, Communication Skills, Cultural Competency Skills;  Tier III- Analytical/ Assessment Skills, Policy Development/ Program Planning Skills, Communication Skills

 

Duration:  ~ 1 hour

 

Continuing Education Information:  1.0 CECH for CHES 


CHES Provider number:  99036

Disclosures:  The planners, reviewers, and authors have no declared conflicts of interest

Format: Web-based Training, Self-study

 

Created/ Updated: April 2017

 

Authors: Michael Fu, BS; Harise Stein, MD

Skill Level: Beginner
CHES Event ID#: 28843
Category 1 Credits: 1.0
Continuing Competency Credits: 1.0
Advanced Credits: 0
Level 1: No
Level 2: No
Level 3: No

This training presents information about intimate partner violence and the role of healthcare providers.  The assessment includes a virtual role play, where you will have a chance to apply the knowledge and skills you learned in the training.


Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the definition of intimate partner violence and the types of controlling and coercive behaviors.
  • Identify common medical conditions and clinical signs associated with intimate partner violence as well as behavioral clues of both the patient and the abuser.
  • Develop techniques for effectively screening for intimate partner violence, including responding to disclosures and non-disclosures.

Target Audience:  Community Health Workers, Registered Nurses, Registered Dietitians, and other health care professionals 

Tier(s) and Competency Domain(s):  Tier One – Communication Skills, Community Dimensions of Practice Skills; Tier Two – Communication Skills, Community Dimensions of Practice Skills

Duration:  45 min

Continuing Education Information:  none available

Format:  Web-based training, self-study

Created: 1/2018

Authors:  Judy Hendersen, MEd. Mgt., Sara Hanafi, MPH, Nevada Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence, Kelly Morning, MPH, Nevada Public Health Training Center

Presenter: Sara Hanafi, MPH

Skill Level: Beginner
Level 1: No
Level 2: No
Level 3: No

Learners will develop an awareness of the dynamics of domestic violence and sexual violence specific to immigrant populations to be able to implement appropriate interventions for victims of domestic and sexual violence.

 

Section 1: Module 1 and 2-Understanding the Unique Contexts for Immigrant Victims of Sexual and Domestic Violence

  • Essential Information
  • The Power and Control Wheel
  • Recommendations and Resources

Section 2: Module 3- Legal Remedies for Immigrant Victims under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

  • Essential Information
  • VAWA Self-Petitions
  • U Visas
  • Legal Advice vs. Legal Information

Section 3: Module 4-Two Women’s Stories

  • Video-Documentary of two women’s personal stories and their journey through the process of seeking help as a result of violence and abuse
  • Case Simulation-Culminating activity that takes the learners through the assistance process applying the course principles and objectives.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how the “Power and Control Wheel” defines and outlines intimidation characteristics used by abusers to control their victims.
  • Guide immigrant victims of sexual and domestic violence to agencies and resources that support this population.
  • Describe to clients the process of applying for residency in the US through VAWA self-petitions and U Visas.
  • Understand the difference between Legal Advice and Legal Information.
  • Practice counseling and guiding clients in understanding the self-petition process outlined in the trainings.

 

Target Audience:  Educators/ Trainers, General Public Health Staff, Case Manager, Human Services

 

Tier(s) and Competency Domain(s): Tier II- Policy Development/ Program Planning Skills, Public Health Sciences Skills, Leadership and Systems Thinking Skills; Tier III- Leadership and Systems Thinking Skills

 

Duration: 1 hour

 

Continuing Education Information: 1.0 CECH for CHES 

 

Format: Web-based Training, Self- Study

 

Created/ Updated: 1/30/2017

 

Authors: Pima County Immigrant Victims of Violence Task Force

Skill Level: Beginner
CHES Event ID#: 26947
Category 1 Credits: 1.0
Continuing Competency Credits: 1.0
Advanced Credits: 0
Level 1: No
Level 2: No
Level 3: No

The course provides an introduction to some basic knowledge and skills useful in assisting and responding to victims of sexual violence.  The course consists of six self-paced modules, which include reflection activities, videos, self-check questions, and links to additional resources.  A downloadable workbook also provides additional tools and resources.  The final assessment for the training includes a simulated role-play scenario. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify sexual violence and define types of sexual violence
  • Respond appropriately to victims of sexual violence
  • Relate your role to the roll of other community partners in responding to and supporting victims of sexual violence
  • Recognize signs of burnout and vicarious trauma and ways to cope

Target Audience:  

Community Health Workers, Registered Dietitians, and Registered Nurses working in the community setting

Tiers and Competency Domains:  Tiers 1 and 2, Communication Skills, Community Dimensions of Practice, and Leadership and Systems Thinking Skills

Duration: 4 hrs

Continuing Education Information: 4 CECH for CHES

Format: web based/self study

Created/Updated: 9/1/2017

Authors:  Arizona Rural Women’s Health Network, and the Western Region Public Health Training Center

Presenter: Lorraine Ramirez, MPH


Skill Level: Beginner
CHES Event ID#: 29958
Category 1 Credits: 4.0
Continuing Competency Credits: 4.0
Advanced Credits: 0
Level 1: No
Level 2: No
Level 3: No