Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence: Mental Health Training

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Domestice Abuse | Intervention Strategies, and Trauma Informed and Culturally Competent Response
Participants will be able to:

1. Distinguish between appropriate roles for mental health professionals and those for domestic violence advocates.

2. Identify screening strategies they can use in their practice.

3. Describe basic safety planning strategies, including how to refer to a domestic violence resource center.

4. Define the difference between risk analysis and evidence-based risk assessment.

5. Analyze batterer tactics of control as they relate to seeking professional help.

6. Identify ways in which trauma impacts survivors of domestic violence.

7. Discuss trauma-informed strategies for working with DV survivors.

8. Describe various aspects of culturally competent services and list culturally-specific domestic violence resources in Maine.

Curriculum content was developed by the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence (MCEDV) to meet the requirement for training for Psychologists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors, as described in L.D. 1238 (126th Legis. 2013). This program offers 2 of the 4 3-hour modules.


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CONTACT HOURS

  • 6 contact hours for nurses, psychologists, social workers, licensed clinical professional counselors, continuing health education specialists, corrections and behavioral health professionals. 


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Check-in will begin at 8:00 a.m. 

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