Course Description

Study of this program will allow you to become familiar with the violent behavior of stalking and Intimate Partner Violence (IPV). The presenter explains how stalking and IPV co-occur with other forms of violence and explains the emotional and potential physical sequelae of stalking. She then discusses the methods for the evaluation and treatment of victims of stalkers.

1 domestic violence CE credit/hour, 10 questions


Target Audience

Psychologists | School Psychologists | Marriage & Family Therapists | Mental Health Counselors | Social Workers

Learning Level

Intermediate

Learning Objectives

  • Summarize the violent behavior of stalking and Intimate Partner Violence (IPV).
  • Discuss how stalking and IPV co-occur with other forms of violence.
  • Explain the emotional and potential physical sequelae of stalking
  • Present methods for the evaluations and treatment of victims of stalkers.

Mindy B. Mechanic, PhD

Mindy B. Mechanic, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at California State University, Fullerton. Her work focuses on the psychosocial consequences of trauma and interpersonal violence. Specific topics she has studied include intimate partner violence, stalking, domestic homicide, and the co-occurrence of child maltreatment and intimate partner violence. She also works in the area of forensic psychology and has served as an expert witness in cases involving battered women charged with crimes and other legal cases involving victimization.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Statement of Understanding

    • Statement of Understanding (downloadable/printable)

  • 2

    "Stalking Victimization and Intimate Partner Abuse" - PDF Booklet

    • PDF Booklet (downloadable/printable)

  • 3

    "Stalking Victimization and Intimate Partner Abuse" - Final Exam

    • "Stalking Victimization and Intimate Partner Abuse" - Final Exam Questions (downloadable/printable)

    • Final Exam

  • 4

    CE Program Evaluation

    • Evaluation Questionnaire