Violence During Pregnancy and Postpartum
$3.00 | CEU Hours:1.00 | Beginning*This course is not approved for NBCC renewal. Please see our NBCC category of courses here.
CEU Course Description
Violence during pregnancy is a critical concern because it is often frequent and severe in nature. This short CEU course provides research findings concerning violence against pregnant and postpartum women.
Article Author: Sandra Martin Ph.D., et al.; National Resource Center on Domestic Violence
Exam writer: Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)
CEU Course Objectives
1. Enumerate the socio-demographic characteristics of women associated with an increased risk of violent victimization during pregnancy.
2. Investigate which form of violence has the highest prevalence during pregnancy.
3. Examine the interventions that can be effective in helping pregnant violence survivors speak to their healthcare providers about the violence, increase their self-protective actions, decrease their mental health symptoms, and reduce the violence in their lives.
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