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This item is expected to ship 4-6 weeks after the event on September 19, 2019.
- Audio CD - 8+ hours Instructions
- Multi-disc audio recording with electronic manual and instructions.
- KATELYN BAXTER-MUSSER, LCSW
- PESI Inc.
- 9/19/2019 - Available Now for Pre-Order
- CE Available:
- Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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- Employ screening techniques to identify the signs of domestic violence (DV) and intimate partner violence (IPV).
- Establish how evidence-based screenings and assessments can help clinicians determine level of risk and lethality to effectively intervene.
- Ensure proper reporting and documentation when working with clients facing violence in their relationships or homes.
- Characterize the dynamics of domestic violence/intimate partner violence and control tactics used by the perpetrator.
- Evaluate the types of domestic abuse including physical violence, sexual violence, threats and intimidation.
- Connect your clients to domestic violence related services through community resources and appropriate referrals.
- Communicate three barriers that keep people from leaving abusive relationships.
- Characterize how an understanding of cultural factors can help to ensure a competent response to abuse.
- Specify two intervention strategies clinicians can use to enhance treatment of women, men and children who’ve been exposed to domestic violence.
- Develop safety plans with clients to help them leave an abusive or violent home.
- Assess same-gender abuse dynamics and identify aspects of LGBTQ intimate partner violence that may make victims less likely to seek help.
- Employ trauma-informed treatment techniques for survivors of abuse, violence and oppression.
Victims, Perpetrators and Dynamics of Domestic and Intimate Partner Violence
Recognize the Red Flags of Violence: What All Clinicians Need to Know
- Myths about domestic and intimate partner violence
- Types of domestic violence
- Dynamics of power, manipulation and control
- Characteristics of perpetrators
- Substance abuse and violence
- Same gender abuse dynamics
Non-Physical Abuse and Psychological Violence
- Screening and assessment techniques
- Identify immediate danger
- Injuries and other indicators
- Tools to assess for safety, risk and lethality
- Checklists and advocacy resources
- Technology and domestic/intimate partner violence
Reporting Requirements and Documentation Guidelines
- Who’s at risk?
- Warning signs and symptoms
- Emotional manipulation
- Yelling and intimidation
- Inappropriate sexual pressure
Crisis Intervention, Safety Plans and Available Services
- Privacy and confidentiality
- Who is required to report and when?
- Standards for making a report
- Domestic violence contacts and hotlines
- Proper documentation and confidentiality strategies
- When and how to refer to agencies
- Community resources
- Liability issues for failing to report
Culturally Competent Responses to Abuse
- Safety plans while living with abusive partners
- Safety planning for children
- Emotional safety planning
- Barriers to leaving
- Plans for leaving and after leaving
- Restraining orders/protective orders
Trauma Informed Interventions: Transition Clients from Surviving to Thriving
- Recognizing your own biases
- How survivors interpret domestic violence in their culture
- Adapting danger assessments for underserved populations
- Working with LGBTQ survivors
- Assess for PTSD, anxiety, trauma and other mental health issues
- Understand the multilayered impact of DV/IPV
- Processing shame, anger and guilt
- Working with children exposed to domestic violence
- Relaxation skills and guided imagery for anxiety
KATELYN BAXTER-MUSSER, LCSW
Katelyn Baxter-Musser, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice in Maine where her areas of expertise include domestic violence, abuse, trauma, PTSD, depression, anxiety, grief and relationship issues.
Her clinical experience includes working for 10 years in various roles as a case manager, child and family therapist, and trauma therapist for several agencies and Native American reservations. Ms. Baxter-Musser served as the trauma healing services clinical coordinator for La Frontera Arizona, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing behavioral health counseling, crisis intervention and support to families and individuals facing domestic violence, abuse, hate crimes and other issues.
Ms. Baxter-Musser is trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and is a Certified EMDR therapist. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, the National Center for Crisis Management and the Maine Collaborative Law Alliance. She sits on the EMDRIA Standards and Training Committee and is the regional coordinator for the EMDRIA Southern Maine Regional Network.
Financial: Katelyn Baxter-Musser maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Katelyn Baxter-Musser is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.
Continuing Education Credits
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- Social Workers
- Marriage & Family Therapists
- Case Managers
- Law Enforcement and First Responders
- Other Mental Health Professionals
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