Men Who Batter - Parenting Interventions

$7.50 | CE Hours:1.50 | Intermediate

Did you know you can now get UNLIMITED CE Hours for only $74.95?
Click Here to learn more.


CE Course Description

Fathers today are spending more time with their children, taking more responsibility for child care tasks, and sharing in more parenting decision.  This CE course describes developments in the field of parenting programs for men who batter, identifies commonalities across pioneering programs in approach and philosophy, and highlights areas of greater debate within the field.  In addition, questions about program length and organization, referral routes, specific program content, and nature of collaboration between agencies are addressed.

Author:  Scott, K.  (2012, June).  Parenting Interventions for Men Who Batter.  Harrisburg, PA: VAWnet, a project of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence.;  Scott, K.  (2012, June).  Practical Considerations for Parenting Interventions for Men who Batter.  Harrisburg, PA: VAWnet, a project of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence.

Retrieved from:;


CE Course Objectives

1.  Evaluate the operational guidelines that should be utilized to monitor and reduce risk to potential victims of men’s abuse.

2.  Explain the most common profile of men who have been violent in their families.

3.  Express a good predictor of re-assault for men who have abused their partners and for parents who have maltreated their children.

4.  Describe batterer fathers based on many years of clinical experience.


CE Outline with Main Points

1.  Parenting Interventions for Men Who Batter

a.  What are the Characteristics of Fathers who Batter?

b.  Pioneering Parenting Programs for Men who Batter: Common Features

c.  Areas of Greater Debate

2.  Practical Considerations for Parenting Interventions for Men who Batter

a.  Program Organization

b.  Program Content

c.  Collaborative, inter-agency practice to assess, monitor and contain risk



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 CE Provider #50-8650 (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees) 
  • Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, License No. 159.001261 approved CE Sponsor
  • Ohio CSWMFTB #RCST091701 approved CE Provider
  • Texas Board of SWE #5070 approved CE Provider
  • ACE credit is offered for this course for social workers (followed by ACE approval statement that is currently on every ACE course page) Quantum Units Education, #1289, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 01/03/2020 – 01/03/2023.

To see other approvals in your state, see our state by state provider approval listings here.


CAADE Approval

This course does not have CAADE approval for CEUs.


Course Development: Each course is identified and reviewed by the appropriate Quantum Units Education consultant with professional and licensed expertise in the various disciplines we serve. Our professional consultants oversee course development to satisfy the needs of various professionals based on their board requirements, rate course degrees of difficulty and ensure the course content and exam questions are appropriate, relevant and comprehensive. See our professional staff and their bios here.

*Questions regarding how to take a course, refunds, grievance policy and ADA policy can be found here.
*Questions regarding this course or need support? Contact us at

Added On: 2017-12-28

Powered by LIFTOFF Digital | Web Design and Development