Contact Hours: 20

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP,

Objectives:

  • Identify vulnerable populations
  • Identify general categories of harm as they relate to at-risk populations
  • Explore data and information gathering methods
  • Identify specific types of abuse and neglect, including behavioral and physical indicators
  • Gain an understanding of relevant prevalence data
  • Identify perpetrator, victim and environmental factors correlated with risk of abuse
  • Gain an understanding of the legal and ethical issues surrounding the reporting of abuse and neglect
  • Gain an understanding of the general policies related to abuse reporting


Registration is available at:http://allceus.com

Support is available at support@allceus.com


Contact Hours: 2

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes LMHC, LPC-MHSP

Objectives:

  • Explore societal subgroups
  • Identify the 9 core values of domestic violence courts
  • Differentiate between drug courts and domestic violence courts
  • Delineate the components of an effective domestic violence court
  • Present areas for evaluation and accountability
  • Assess sentencing models
  • Develop an action plan for creating domestic violence courts


Registration is available at:http://allceus.com

Support is available at support@allceus.com

Contact Hours: 10

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP,

Objectives:

  • Explore major societal concerns, including stress, person abuse, substance abuse
  • Disseminate Partner Violence
  • Discuss Teen Dating Abuse


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Support is available atsupport@allceus.com

Contact Hours: 5

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP,

Objectives:

Explore major societal concerns, including violence, stress, person abuse, substance abuse

Describe the Power and Control Wheel

Identify the consequences of domestic abuse on the primary and secondary victims

List the seven steps in initial abuse screening (Ask, acknowledge, validate, assess safety, explore options, refer, document.)

Identify the benefits of universal screening for domestic violence

Be able to identify the "next” question to ask when there is identification of abuse

Identify how to respond when the woman says "no” but there is a suspicion of abuse

Identify factors that may prevent a woman from disclosing abuse

Identify the 4 things necessary in any documentation of abuse

Understand the laws relating to reporting domestic abuse in the United States


Registration is available at:http://allceus.com

Support is available at support@allceus.com


Contact Hours: 3

Instructor:  Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP,

Objectives:

  • Explore major societal concerns, including violence, stress, person abuse, substance abuse
  • Discuss the link between domestic violence and alcohol abuse
  • Identify strategies for domestic violence prevention and control
  • Explore the psychology underlying domestic violence


Registration is available at:http://allceus.com

Support is available at support@allceus.com

Contact Hours: 3


Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes


Based on:  The State of New Hampshire Governor's Governor's Commission On Domestic And Sexual Violence.  Elder Abuse 1999


Objectives

  • Define the different types of abuse
  • Review important things to be aware of prior to interviewing the victim and the perpetrator
  • Define the concerns that are relevant when completing an assessment of imminent danger
  • Review the 8 spokes of influence on the power and control wheel
  • Contrast the power and control wheel with the equality wheel dimensions

Contact Hours: 3


Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes


Based on:  The State of New Hampshire Governor's Governor's Commission On Domestic Violence.  Mental Health Domestic Violence Protocol


Objectives

Students will review concepts related to:

  • Overview of the mental health professional guidelines.
  • "Batterer” referrals
  • Victim/survivor referrals
  • Couples counseling
  • Rationale for group treatment for those who batter
  • Concurrent alcohol or other drug treatment
  • Assessment of those who batter:limits of confidentiality
  • Assessment procedure, discussion of program goals and limitations, partner contacts, diagnosis
  • Assessment of victims/survivors
  • Treatment for victims/survivors
  • Characteristics of those who batter
  • Guidelines for interviewing battered partners
  • Characteristics of battered women
  • Guidelines for interviewing those who batter
Contact Hours: 2

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP,


Objectives:

  • Explore crisis/ disaster counseling
  • Define Rape Trauma Stress Disorder
  • Identify characteristics of persons with RTSD      
  • Discuss interventions for RTSD



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Support is available at support@allceus.com


Contact Hours: 4

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes, PhD LPC-MHSP,

Course Objectives:

  • Define domestic violence. Explore major societal concerns, including violence, stress, person abuse
  • Describe the connections between substance abuse and domestic violence.
  • Discuss how substance abuse affects treatment effectiveness.
  • Define the components of holistic treatment.
  • Describe effective methods of screening survivors.
  • Identify components of crisis intervention.
  • Discuss treatment planning for the survivor.
  • List actions to include in a safety plan to prepare for and prevent a domestic violence attack.
  • List actions to take during a domestic violence attack.
  • List safety actions to teach children.
  • Discuss laws and legal resources that can help victims of abuse.
  • Explore psychosocial issues associated with substance use and domestic violence.
  • Discuss the connection between child abuse or neglect and domestic violence.
  • Identify local, state and federal laws; laws regarding disclosure and consent; and legal obligations the provider has regarding reporting abuse.
  • Discuss ways to support and plan treatment for batterers.
  • Identify components of The Violence Against Women Act.
  • List legal resources available to victims, batterers and professionals regarding domestic violence.


Registration is available at:http://allceus.com

Support is available at support@allceus.com

Contact Hours: 2

Facilitator: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes

Based on documents found at: http://www.nationalcenterdvtraumamh.org/trainingta/

Obectives

The student will learn about:

  • A Trauma-Informed Approach to Domestic Violence Advocacy
  • Tips for Creating a Welcoming Environment
  • Tips for Enhancing Emotional Safety
  • Tips for Supporting Children and Youth Exposed to Domestic Violence: What You Might See and What You Can Do
  • Practical Tips for Increasing Access to Services
  • Tips for Discussing a Mental Health Referral with DV Survivors
  • Tips for Supporting Survivors with Reduced Energy
  • Tips for Making Connections with Survivors Experiencing Psychiatric Disabilities