Trauma-Informed Care is a first-rate treatment protocol for trauma that is experienced during episodes of Intimate Partner Violence. Techniques for treatment of survivors with PTSD and secondary trauma are reviewed as well as an exploration of group treatment methods.
Course created on May 18, 2022
Course Type: Video, Audio
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- After this course, participants will be able to describe how the Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Model (TREM) has been developed out of the Trauma-Informed Care model.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify ways that IPV survivors may benefit from techniques found in the Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Model (TREM).
- After this course, participants will be able to explain how survivors of IPV can develop resilience despite exposure to past trauma and understand that resiliency can mitigate the long-term consequences of exposure to trauma.
|5-20 Minutes||Understanding Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) & Trauma-Informed Care|
|20-40 Minutes||IPV Survivors and Developing Resilience|
|40-50 Minutes||Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Model (TREM) and Group Treatment|
|50-55 Minutes||TREM & Benefits to IPV Survivors|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
PhD, MSW LISW
Dr. April Dirks is a Professor of Social Work at Mount Mercy University and holds a PhD and MSW from the University of Iowa. She has extensive clinical experience in the mental health field as a private practitioner and is a Licensed Independent Social Worker. As a therapist, she specialized in narrative therapy, crisis intervention, depression, child abuse, and other emotional issues. Dr. Dirks has also served as a school social worker and bilingual family therapist working with at-risk youth, immigrant families, and family trauma. In addition, Dr. Dirks’ special topics of interest in teaching and research include child welfare, cultural competency, suicide, at-risk youth, Latino families, trauma, and human sexuality.
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