Sexual Violence: Strengthening the Medico-Legal Response

$3.00 | CEU Hours:1.00 | Beginning

This course is not approved by NBCC for NCC certification renewal. To renew your NCC certification, view our list of NBCC specific approved courses.

 

CEU Course Description

Medico-legal evidence is at the intersection of medical and justice processes.  This CEU course addresses key knowledge gaps within and between sectors, to help support service provision and coordination in low-resource settings.

Article Author:  United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Discuss why documenting an individual’s account of sexual violence is an important component of the medico-legal process.

2.  Explain the knowledge that all of those working in the medico-legal system should possess.

3.  Examine the role of the healthcare worker during the forensic medical exam.

4.  Describe what a survivor-centered approach means.

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