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Course Overview

Domestic violence in the United States is a public health problem that requires the involvement of all members of the community to recognize, address, report, and prevent. Healthcare professionals are in a unique position to be able to recognize domestic violence because of how closely they may work with the victims. This course provides information on recognizing and responding to domestic violence and presents strategies you can use to report and even prevent it.

About the Course Author

Fatima M. Smith works at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) as the Associate Director of Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute (GEHLI). Prior to her role at GEHLI, she served as the Assistant Director of Sexual & Intimate Partner Violence, Stalking & Advocacy Services and adjunct professor at VCU. As Assistant Director, she coordinated advocacy services for survivors of sexual assault, relationship violence or stalking and serving as lead advocate; supervised violence prevention and advocacy staff, and coordinated outreach education for a healthy, inclusive campus environment. Fatima also serves as a consultant for the University of Richmond Family Law Clinic and is a radio show host of Common Thread on WRIR 97.3. Fatima has a passion for anti-violence work, racial justice, and engaging folks in dialogue that ignites action for progress. She has ten years of experience in anti-violence work. Fatima was recognized as Richmond Times Dispatch Person of The Year honoree and VCU's Top 10 Under 10. Fatima is a graduate of George Mason University where she received a B.S. in Administration of Justice, where she founded the Mr. & Miss Black GMU Scholarship Pageant. Fatima received her Master of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University. Fatima M. Smith, MSW discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests with: Relevant Non-Financial Relationship with Virginia Sexual & Domestic Violence Action Alliance as Speakers Bureau.
Jennifer W. Burks is a Curriculum Designer in Post-Acute Care for Relias. She has over 25 years of clinical and teaching experience, and her areas of expertise are critical care and home health. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Virginia in 1993 and her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of North Carolina, Greensboro in 1996. Her professional practice in education is guided by a philosophy borrowed from Florence Nightingale's Notes on Nursing, "I do not pretend to teach her how, I ask her to teach herself, and for this purpose, I venture to give her some hints."  Jennifer W. Burks, M.S.N., R.N. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

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Certificates provided by accrediting body (25 Match)

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

    2.00HOURS


    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


    Nurses will receive 2.0 Nursing Contact Hours after successfully completing this course.
  • California Board of Registered Nursing

    2.00HOURS

    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791 Nurses will receive 2.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing

    2.00HOURS


    District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).

    Nurses will receive 2.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling

    2.00HOURS


    Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours.
  • Ohio Marriage and Family Therapist Board

    2.00HOURS


    Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board Provider # RTX050401 (CEBroker Provider 50-290)

    This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours
  • Ohio Professional Counselor Board

    2.00HOURS


    Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board Provider # RCX100502 (CEBroker Provider: 50-290)

    This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours.
  • Ohio Social Worker Board

    2.00HOURS


    Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)

    This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours.
  • Florida Board of Nursing

    2.00HOURS


    Florida Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 2.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • California Nursing Home Administrator Program - P type

    2.00HOURS

    This educational offering is approved by the California Nursing Home Administrator Program (NHAP) as a Patient Care/Aging ("P" credit) course. Provider # CEP 1701; Course Approval # 1701002-7707/P. This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours.
  • Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators

    2.00HOURS


    Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)

    This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours.
  • Texas Health and Human Services Commission

    2.00HOURS

    Texas HHSC has determined that Relias Learning’s submitted training meets or exceeds the minimum standards for HCSSA administrator training in the following categories: Licensed Home Health (LHH), Licensed and Certified Home Health (L&CHH), Personal Assistance Services (PAS), Hospice. Texas HHSC also recognizes Relias Learning provides continuing education for administrators and alternate administrators. This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours.
  • Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants

    2.00HOURS


    This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.

    This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours.
  • Association of Social Work Boards

    2.00HOURS


    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Relias LLC is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Relias LLC maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 2.0 General continuing education credits.


    Course Delivery Format: Asynchronous Distance Learning-interaction includes quizzes with questions and answers, post-tests. This module is Reading-Based.
  • Non-Licensed Direct Care (DSP, HHA, CNA, DCW, PCA, IHA, NA)

    2.00HOURS

    N/A
  • New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, Division of Professional Licensing Services, Social Work Unit

    2.00HOURS

    Relias, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0009. Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of licensed master social work and licensed clinical social work in New York. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice for an LMSW and LCSW. A licensee who practices beyond the authorized scope of practice could be charged with unprofessional conduct under the Education Law and Regents Rules. As a provider of online, asynchronous education, some courses offered by Relias Learning are considered “self-study” under section 74.10(c)(2)(ii)(b)(4) of the Commissioner’s Regulations. The regulations limit self-study activities taken from a provider approved by the Education Department to no more than 12 hours in the 36-month registration period or one-third of the hours in a registration period other than 36 months. Social workers will receive 2.0 continuing education hours for participating in this course. This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours.
  • Florida Board of Psychology

    2.00HOURS


    Florida Board Of Psychology (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Psychologists will receive 2.0 hours.
  • Georgia Board of Nursing

    2.00HOURS


    Georgia Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 2.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

    2.00HOURS


    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


    Relias LLC designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Georgia Nursing Home Administrators Board

    2.00HOURS


    Georgia Nursing Home Administrators Board (CEBroker Provider # 50-290)

    This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours.
  • South Carolina Board of Nursing

    2.00HOURS


    South Carolina Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 2.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Florida Board of Medicine

    2.00HOURS


    Florida Board of Medicine (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Physicians will receive 2.0 AMA PRA category 1 Credits™.
  • Florida Physician Assistants

    2.00HOURS


    Florida Physician Assistants (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

  • West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

    2.00HOURS


    West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)

    Nurses will receive 2.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners

    2.00HOURS


    South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners (CEBroker Provider 50-290)

  • National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards

    1.50HOURS


    This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.5 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]



Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-SRC-0-RPDV
  • Hours:

    2.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2018-03-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2021-12-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Define 2 types of domestic violence.; Demonstrate 3 interventions for responding to and reporting domestic violence.; Describe 5 warning signs of domestic violence.; Describe domestic violence in the United States as a public health issue.; Explain 4 ways you can help prevent domestic violence.; Identify 3 risk factors for becoming a victim of domestic violence.; Illustrate 3 strategies you can use to assess for domestic violence.
  • Outline:

    Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Domestic Violence in our Society A. Lorna B. Domestic Violence Defined C. Intimate Partners D. Prevalence E. Incidence F. History of Domestic Violence Laws G. Current Laws H. A Public Health Issue I. Impact J. Consequences - A Deeper Look K. Review L. Summary Section 3: Types of Domestic Violence and Becoming a Victim A. Types of Abuse B. Stalking C. Risk Factors D. The Cycle of Violence E. Becoming a Victim F. Review G. Summary Section 4: Recognizing Perpetrators of Domestic Violence A. Profile of an Abuser B. Behavior C. Tactics D. Typical Pattern of Behavior E. The Cycle of Domestic Violence - An Example F. Review G. Summary Section 5: Recognizing Victims of Domestic Violence A. Recognizing Potential Victims B. High Risk Factor Groups C. Clues, Injuries, and Behavior D. Physical Signs and Symptoms E. Behavioral/Psychological Signs and Symptoms F. Verbal Clues G. Barriers to Revealing Domestic Abuse H. Review I. Summary Section 6: Strategies for Healthcare Professionals A. Screening, Responding, and Reporting B. Screening C. Screening Tools D. Victim Questioning Strategies E. Indirect Questions F. Direct Questions G. Responding H. Reporting I. SOAP J. Classifying Abuse K. Staying Safe L. Domestic Violence Programs M. Prevention N. Review O. Summary Section 7: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributors C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations!
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Administrators; Beginner, Intermediate level Social Workers; Entry level Physicians; Introductory level Speech and Language Pathologists; Nurses; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
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    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
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    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.