Domestic Abuse in Later Life - Part 1

$15.00 | CE Hours:5.00 | Intermediate

 

CE Course Description

This CE course presents five compelling stories of abuse in later life conveyed by the survivors themselves, amplified by interviews with the professionals who worked with them. Additional segments address emergency housing, support groups, and effective advocacy and three critical issues for older victims of abuse. 

This CE course is based solely on the pdf guide provided. However, participants may benefit further from ordering and watching the DVD's that are available from the Office of Victims. Order via this link:  https://www.ncjrs.gov/App/ShoppingCart/ShopCart.aspx?item=NCJ+227928

Author:  Raymond, J., Brandl, B., Vannden Bosch, J., and Abramson, B.  (2010, August).  In Their Own Words: Domestic Abuse in Later Life.  U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime.

References / Contributions by:

Jane A. Raymond, M.S., Advocacy and Protection Systems Developer, Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Madison.

Bonnie Brandl, M.S.W., Director, National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life, Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Madison.

Jim Vanden Bosch, Director, Terra Nova Films, Inc., Chicago Illinois.

Betsy J. Abramson, J.D., Elder Law Attorney and Consultant, Madison, Wisconsin.

Retrieved from:  https://www.ncjrs.gov/App/Publications/AlphaList.aspx

 


CE Course Objectives

1.  Describe the cause of domestic abuse for older adults.

2.  Explain what is involved in effective advocacy.

3.  Name three risk-factors for re-abuse when a victim separates from his or her abuser.

4.  Provide three barriers to living free from an abuser.

5.  Compare and contrast the types of abuse that men vs. women use.

 

CE Outline with Main Points

1.  Using the Guide and Videos

a.  Preparation

b.  Presentation Strategies

c.  Potential Pitfalls and Remedies

2.  What Is Domestic Abuse in Later Life?

a.  What Causes Domestic Abuse in Later Life?

b.  Issues That Often Co-Occur but Do Not Cause Abuse

c.  Older Victim's Dilemma: To Remain In or End a Relationship With an Abuser - Challenges and Barriers to Living Free From Abuse

d.  Effective Interventions

e.  Collaboration Is Essential

3.  Setup and Background for Individual Components

a.  I Can't Believe I'm Free

b.  I Can Hold My Head High

c.  I'm Having To Suffer for What He Did

d.  Additional Segments for I'm Having To Suffer for What He Did

e.  The Ties That Bind

f.  When He Shot Me

g.  Emergency Housing for Older Victims

h.  Support Groups for Older Women

i.  Effective Advocacy for Older Victims

j.  I'm Not Alone Anymore

k.  The Best I Know How To Do

4.  Interdisciplinary Audiences

a.  I Can't Believe I'm Free - Discussion Questions

b.  I'm Having To Suffer for What He Did - Discussion Questions

c.  The Ties That Bind - Discussion Questions

d.  When He Shot Me - Discussion Questions

5.  Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault Advocates

a.  I Can Hold My Head High - Discussion Questions

b.  I'm Having To Suffer for What He Did - Discussion Questions

c.  The Ties That Bind - Discussion Questions

d.  When He Shot Me - Discussion Questions

6.  Adult Protective Services and Elder Abuse Professionals

a.  I Can't Believe I'm Free - Discussion Questions

b.  I'm Having To Suffer for What He Did - Discussion Questions

c.  The Ties That Bind - Discussion Questions

d.  When He Shot Me - Discussion Questions

 

 

Social Work Approval

Social Work CE Credit for this course is offered with the following approvals. Many state boards of social work will accept the approvals listed. Provider Approvals by state and license type can be found here.

  • Quantum Units Education is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT Provider #89970, to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEP. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
  • Florida board for Social Workers (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees)
  • Texas Board of Social Workers
  • ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.

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Added On: 2019-10-23

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