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Navigating the Legal System: Supporting Victims and Survivors of Domestic Violence

Course: #1186Level: Intermediate2 Hours 63 Reviews
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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

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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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to recognize what constitutes domestic violence and the prevalence of domestic violence.
  • checkmarkAfter 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).
  • checkmarkAfter 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.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to demonstrate confidence in advocating for their clients within the different court systems they may have to participate.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
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

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial disclosures: Sybil Cummin is the owner of a private practice in Colorado (Arvada Therapy Solutions, PLLC). She is also the creator and author of an education-based program (Beyond Power and Control) which includes a workbook, where she is paid for services provided. Sybil Cummin was paid an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial disclosures: Sybil Cummin has no non-financial disclosures to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by continued Social Work.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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