Increase your confidence and ability to work effectively with victims/survivors of intimate partner violence. At the same time, learn to screen for perpetrators who often present as victims. Understand how your countertransference can put this population at risk, and how to better protect yourself and your clients.
This one hour, intermediate course can stand alone to help you feel more competent at asking the hard questions. Or, you can take this course as a prerequisite to the 2 hour live, experiential workshop that provides practice and guidance to better equip you with skills you need to address this complex issue.
- List 3 identifying characteristics of a perpetrator in any clinical setting.
- Describe 3 ways a clinician could inadvertently increase risk to victims of domestic violence.
- Apply how to ask about abusive behavior, while keeping safety first.
- List 4 dynamics in a domestic violence relationship that make it uniquely different from a relationship with common couple conflict.