Overview

This workshop will cover the topics of intimate partner violence (IPV), intimate partner homicide (IPH), sexual violence (SV), elder abuse (EA), and child maltreatment(CM). The following types of domestic and interpersonal violence will be defined for the audience. The presentation will review risk and protective factors for IPV, IPH, SV,CM, and EA perpetration and victimization. Barriers to leaving abusive situations willbe examined. Consequences of IPV, IPH, SV, CM, and EA victimization will be presented. Reporting requirements for different types of abuse, as well as legal protections available to victims will be discussed. Connecting victims to resources will be highlighted. Participants of the workshop will be provided with additional resources on protocols they could use when working with cases of IPV, IPH, SV, CM,and EA victimization or perpetration.

Participants who complete this course will be able to:

  • Identify risk and protective factors for intimate partner violence (IPV), intimate partner homicide (IPH), sexual violence (SV), elder abuse (EA), and child maltreatment (CM).
  • Identify barriers that exist for victims of violence to exit abusive relationships,including unique barriers for marginalized groups.
  • Identify reporting requirements for abuse in the state of Kentucky.
  • Identify legal protections and resources for victims of domestic and interpersonal violence.
  • Identify additional models of therapy that can be explored further that may be useful when working with victims of domestic and interpersonal violence.

Course Content

    1. Downloadable Slides

    2. Introduction to Domestic Violence

    1. Video Lecture

    2. Reflection

    1. Video Lecture

    2. Reflection

    1. Video Lecture

    2. Reflection

    1. Video Lecture

    2. Reflection

    1. Video Lecture

    2. Reflection

About this course

  • $60.00
  • 13 lessons
  • 3 hours of video content

Meet the Presenter

Chelsea M. Spencer, Ph.D., LCMFT

Chelsea M. Spencer, Ph.D., is a research assistant professor in the Couple and Family Therapy program in the Department of Applied Human Sciences at Kansas State University. Dr. Spencer's research focuses primarily on intimate partner violence, intimate partner homicide, and sexual violence. Much of her research has focused on identifying factors associated with risk for violence perpetration and victimization. She specializes in conducting meta-analyses and other quantitative research methods. Dr. Spencer also conducts research for the Department of Defense and United States Air Force. This work is also focused on domestic violence prevention and intervention. Dr. Spencer serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy. She is currently a member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR), and the Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing International Association (EMDRIA). Dr. Spencer is also clinically active and specialized in the use of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR). Her clinical specialization includes working with individuals who have experience trauma.