This course focuses on navigating the legal system and provides the knowledge needed to understand the different court proceedings that survivors of domestic violence may experience. In addition, this course explores the best ways to support victims and survivors through the process.
Course created on June 30, 2021
Course Type: Video
CE/CEU Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; ASWB ACE/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CE Broker/2.0 General (FL), Continuing Education (OH), Continuing Education By A Non Social Worker (SC), Category I Social Work (WV), CE Broker #20-845501; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0; LA/2.0; MA/2.0; MD/2.0; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MN/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NM/2.0; NV/2.0; NY-Contact Hours/2.0 Self-Study; OH/2.0; OK/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WV/2.0; WY/2.0
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize what constitutes domestic violence and the prevalence of domestic violence.
- After this course, participants will be able to differentiate between criminal, family, and dependency/neglect court and be able to provide appropriate education on these court processes to clients (victims/survivors of domestic violence).
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the steps to take in session to prepare clients who are participating in a domestic violence court situation.
- After this course, participants will be able to demonstrate confidence in advocating for their clients within the different court systems they may have to participate.
|5-15 Minutes||What is Domestic Violence?|
|15-25 Minutes||Prevalence of Domestic Violence|
|25-30 Minutes||Overview of the Three Types of Court|
|30-45 Minutes||Criminal Court & Domestic Violence|
|45-50 Minutes||Orders of Protection|
|50-65 Minutes||How Can We Help? The Clinical Work|
|65-75 Minutes||Family Court & Domestic Violence|
|75-80 Minutes||Domestic Violence Statutes|
|80-95 Minutes||How Can We Help? The Clinical Work|
|95-105 Minutes||Dependency and Neglect Court & Domestic Violence|
|105-115 Minutes||How Can We Help? The Clinical Work|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
MA LPC, ACS
Sybil Cummin, MA, LPC, ACS, is the creator of Beyond Power and Control, and a private practitioner in Arvada, Colorado specializing in working with victims and survivors of domestic violence and children and teens who have been affected by violence in the home. Sybil has 13+ years of experience in working with children and families and has a passion for working with victims and survivors of domestic violence and a passion for training other clinicians to work with this population.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by continued Social Work.
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