Domestic Violence (0201W)
This course has been reviewed and approved for 2 hours.
Siegfried Schmidt, MD,PhD.
This course defines and illustrates the different types of domestic violence and its frequency of occurrence. Physical, emotional or psychological, as well as sexual abuses are dealt with in a clear frank manner. The extent and frequency of these abuses, screening procedures and signs and symptoms are examined in detail.
Intervention, treatment, legal responsibilities and obligations in reporting domestic violence are explored. Shelters and community programs offering assistance and counseling are mentioned. Finally, a list of state and area reporting agencies are given. This course is an excellent source of information for this very widespread and timely problem in our society.
Length: 2 hours
500MHz Pentium or faster with 512MB Ram (1GB recommended)
1024 x 768 minimum monitor screen resolution with 16-bit video card
Windows 2000, XP or later
Broadband connection (256 kbps or greater) connection recommended
Internet Explorer 6.0+ or Firefox 2.0+
Flash Player 9.0+ required for most courses
Sound card with speakers or headphones for audio playback