- 1 Quiz
- 1 Survey
- 3 PDFs
- 12.0 hrs
*This complete Online Course includes a PDF of the book, Innovations in Clinical Practice: Focus on Violence Treatment & Prevention, and the Final Exam. If you have access to the book and want to purchase the Final Exam only, click here.
This program concentrates on a number of diverse issues associated with the causes, treatment, and prevention of violence. The topics covered will help you: analyze the developmental consequences of pervasive community violence; assess stalking victimization and intimate partner abuse; assess the impact of client characteristics and therapist variables when working with battered women; comprehensively assess risk in violent youth; create preventive methods for workplace violence; understand how settings impact school-based bullying; study prevention and intervention in maternal filicide; respond professionally to acts of terrorism; explore the clinical and ethical issues in the treatment of potentially violent individuals.
12 CE credits/hours (including 1 ethics credit & 2 domestic violence credits), 120 questions
Psychologists | School Psychologists | Marriage & Family Therapists | Mental Health Counselors | Social Workers
- Discuss the developmental consequences of pervasive community violence.
- Recognize stalking victimization and intimate partner abuse.
- Summarize the impact of client characteristics and therapist variables when working with battered women.
- Assess risk of violent youth.
- Demonstrate prevention and postvention of workplace violence.
- Explain the importance of settings in understanding school-based bullying.
- Define maternal filicide.
- Describe how psychology responds to terrorism.
- Summarize clinical and ethical issues in the treatment of violent individuals.
Thomas L. Jackson, PhD, has directed two American Psychological Association (APA) accredited clinical psychology doctoral programs, and has been a member and chair of the Boards of Examiners in Psychology in two different states. He has also chaired APA's Committee on Accreditation and has served on several other APA committees and task forces. His research and clinical interests involve all aspects of interpersonal and intimate-partner violence and have resulted in over 125 articles, chapters, books, and regional, national, and international presentations. He is currently Director of Aggression and Violence Prevention Consultants. Dr. Jackson was an Associate Editor of Innovations in Clinical Practice: A Source Book, volumes 11-20 and Innovations in Clinical Practice: Focus on Children & Adolescents.
Leon VandeCreek, PhD, is a licensed psychologist who is the past dean and current Professor of Psychology in the School of Professional Psychology at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. He has been awarded the Diplomate in Clinical Psychology (ABPP) and he is a Fellow of several American Psychological Association divisions. His interests include professional training and ethical/legal issues related to professional education and practice. Dr. VandeCreek has served as President of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association and Chair of the APA Insurance Trust. He is currently the Treasurer of the Division of Psychotherapy. He has authored and coauthored more about 140 professional presentations and publications, including 11 books. Since 1992, he has served as Senior Editor of the Innovations in Clinical Practice: A Source Book series.