National Association of Social Workers

2019 NASW Virtual Forum | June 19-20, 2019

Breakout Session: The Role of Trauma and Intimate Partner Violence


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June 19, 2019 - 1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. EDT   

Tricia B. Bent-Goodley, PhD, MSW
Professor of Social Work Howard University, Washington, DC

According to the CDC, 20 people are victims of physical violence by an intimate partner every minute in the United States. Be it physical violence, sexual violence, threats of violence, emotional abuse, or other forms, intimate partner violence (also known as domestic violence) has been shown to have both immediate, short-term, and long-term health, social, and economic consequences. Social workers play a pivotal role in providing support and resources to these victims. This session will focus on the impact of intimate partner violence and best practices to working with clients who have been subjected to this form of trauma.

Learning Objectives

  • Examine the prevalence of intimate partner violence in the United States
  • Discuss social, and physical and behavioral health consequences of intimate partner violence
  • Review the connection between trauma and intimate partner violence
  • Explore a trauma informed approach of working with survivors of intimate partner violence
The Role of Trauma and Intimate Partner Violence Livestream
06/19/2019 at 1:45 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
06/19/2019 at 1:45 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes
Evaluation
6 Questions
Continuing Education Certificate
1.00 Domestic Violence credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 Domestic Violence credit  |  Certificate available