Sexual Violence Against Women on College Campuses
by Instructor: Teresa Crowe, PhD
Credentialed for: Social Work CEUs | ContinuingEducation.com

$15.00

i 1.50 CEH

Course Overview

The number of sexual assaults among women on college campuses is now estimated at one in five. Often, the use of alcohol and/or drugs is involved – by the perpetrator, the survivor, or both. Sexual assault and rape are two of the most underreported crimes in the U.S. Confusion about what constitutes sexual assault may partially explain why most survivors do not report it.  The fear of survivor-blaming may also help explain why survivors often do not report assault.  Social norms surrounding sexual exchanges may add complexity to recognizing when someone needs assistance. The potential consequences of sexual assault include a host of individual, social, and academic problems. Individuals may exhibit symptoms of depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), among other conditions. They may demonstrate problems with academic performance, indulge in excessive use of alcohol or drugs, and gravitate away from friends and family.

About the Course Author

Dr. Crowe graduated from the University of Maryland - Baltimore County in 1987 with a BA degree in psychology and social work.  She graduated from the MSW program at Gallaudet University in 1992. In 2000, Dr. Crowe graduated from the University of Maryland at Baltimore with a PhD in social work. Her professional career primarily focused on mental health in the Deaf community. She worked in multiple settings, including an inpatient psychiatric unit, community mental health agencies (outpatient services), and private practice. While in her doctoral studies and afterward, she conducted research about various issues affecting Deaf and hard of hearing individuals, such as ASL-translated instruments, alcohol use, domestic violence, sating violence, mental health needs, and telemental health. Teresa Crowe, PhD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (17 Match)

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

    1.50HOURS

    Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • California Board of Registered Nursing

    1.50HOURS

    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791 Nurses will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing

    1.50HOURS

    District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290). Nurses will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Florida Board of Nursing

    1.50HOURS

    Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290 Nurses will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • American Occupational Therapy Association

    1.50HOURS

    Relias Learning is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Category 1, 2.
    This activity is approved for 1.5 contact hours.
  • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy

    1.50HOURS

    This course has been approved by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy for 1.5 contact hours, approval number 20-669559.
  • Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy

    1.50HOURS

    Alabama State Board Of Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    Occupational Therapists will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Georgia Board of Nursing

    1.50HOURS

    Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290 Nurses will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • South Carolina Board of Nursing

    1.50HOURS

    This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CE provider #50-290) CE Broker Course # 20-669559
  • West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

    1.50HOURS

    West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
    Nurses will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • New Mexico Board of Nursing

    1.50HOURS

    New Mexico Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider # 50-290) This course awards 1.5 contact hours upon successful completion.
  • Arkansas State Board of Nursing

    1.50HOURS

    Arkansas State Board Of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290). Nurses will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Arizona Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners

    1.50HOURS

    Arizona Board Of Occupational Therapy Examiners (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    Occupational Therapists will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Georgia State Board of Occupational Therapy

    1.50HOURS

    Georgia State Board of Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
    Occupational Therapists will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • South Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy

    1.50HOURS

    South Carolina Board Of Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
    Occupational Therapists will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Louisiana State Board Medical Examiners- Occupational Therapy

    1.50HOURS

    Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners - Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
    Occupational Therapists will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Mississippi State Department of Health- Occupational Therapy

    1.50HOURS

    Mississippi State Department of Health- Occupational Therapy (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
    Occupational Therapists will receive 1.5 contact hours for participating in this course.


Course Details

  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-SVCC
  • Hours:

    1.50
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-10-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2022-07-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Define rape, sexual assault, sexual battery, and sexual harassment.; Describe the prevalence characteristics of sexual assault among female college students.; Describe ways that university professionals can collaborate to create a safe environment for students.; Identify barriers to reporting sexual assault and violence.; Specify two federal laws that apply to sexual assault on college campuses.
  • Outline:

    1.       Prevalence

    2.       Definitions

    3.       Rape

    4.       Sexual Assault

    5.       Sexual Battery

    6.       Sexual Harassment

    7.       Survivor

    8.       Offender Characteristics

    9.       Reporting Sexual Assault

    10.   Influence of Alcohol and Drugs

    11.   Consequences of Sexual Assault

    12.   Addressing the Problem

    13.   Healthcare

    14.   Alcohol and Substance Use

    15.   Bystander Training Programs

    16.   Campus-Environment Changes

    17.   Campus Administrative Responses

    18.   Federal Policies

    19.   Resources

  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Nurses; Occupational Therapists; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    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.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    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.
  • Accommodations:

    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.
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