Spousal/Partner Abuse Assessment, Detection and Intervention (15 CE)

Spousal/Partner Abuse Assessment, Detection and Intervention Course

Total Hours: 15

No Book to Buy - Online Text

Unlimited Test Retakes

Sponsor Approval: Please visit our provider approval page for a list of national and state sponsored approvals.

Course delivery method and format: self-paced online training.

Course Requirements:

1. Course Reading,

2. Online PostTest

3. Course Evaluation.

After successfully completing the Course Reading, PostTest and Evaluation a certificate of completion will be issued online.

Intermediate level course

Course Description: 

This continuing education course provides comprehensive instruction on the assessment, detection, and intervention strategies related to spousal and partner abuse. Participants will gain a deep understanding of the dynamics of abuse within intimate relationships, including same-gender abuse dynamics. Through a combination of theoretical frameworks and case studies clinicians will develop the skills necessary to effectively identify signs of abuse, assess the severity of the situation, and implement appropriate intervention techniques to support survivors and facilitate safety.


    1. Understand the definition and types of spousal and partner abuse, including physical, emotional, psychological, sexual, and financial abuse.
    2. Identify common risk factors and indicators of abuse within intimate relationships.
    3. Explore the intersectionality of abuse dynamics, including same-gender abuse dynamics and cultural considerations.
    4. Learn evidence-based assessment tools and techniques for evaluating the presence and severity of spousal and partner abuse.
    5. Develop intervention strategies for assisting survivors of abuse, including safety planning, crisis intervention, and referral to support services.
    6. Examine ethical considerations and legal obligations when responding to spousal and partner abuse cases.
    7. Enhance communication skills for engaging with survivors and perpetrators of abuse sensitively and effectively.
    8. Practice self-care strategies to mitigate the impact of vicarious trauma when working with individuals affected by spousal and partner abuse.