Supporting Pregnant Domestic Violence Survivors in Shelters

$3.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Beginning

 

CEU Course Description

Pregnant women’s experiences and needs for emotional support, physical well-being, access to healthcare and other community-based services are significantly different from women who are not pregnant.  This CEU course provides information on the impact of trauma in pregnancy and childbirth.

Article Author:  Fern Gilkerson, M.A. and Kenya Fairley, M.S.Ed., C.D. (DONA)
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Discuss the goal of both doulas and advocates for the pregnant woman that comes to be in a domestic violence shelter.

2.  Enumerate warning signs of abuse that a doula may see when visiting with expectant couples in their home.

3.  Investigate the four basic tenets for doulas to consider when attending a birth that may be particularly important for survivors of domestic violence or other forms of abuse.

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: 2016-05-09

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