$59.00 USD

Laws, Ethics, & Considerations for Therapy Involving Clients with Intimate Partner Violence

This course provides mental health professionals with a comprehensive understanding of laws, ethics, and considerations in therapy for clients with intimate partner violence (IPV) history. Participants learn effective treatment approaches, legal limitations, ethical considerations, and working with couples, families, and individuals affected by IPV. The course enhances therapists' competence in providing therapy while prioritizing safety and well-being.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to learn about:

➔ intimate partner violence and its prevalence
➔ treatment for clients with an IPV history, including:
(1) how not to make matters worse
(2) if and how to proceed
➔ laws and legal limitations for counseling involving IPV
➔ ethics for joint counselings, including:
(1) assessment tools and strategies
(2) safety planning and documentation
➔ considerations for working with couples, families, and individuals with IPV history,
(1) treatment considerations
(2) client resources


CE Hours: 3