Domestic violence can affect anyone, regardless of income, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion. It is shown that domestic violence costs the United States billions of dollars per year. Many reports say that one in four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. Domestic violence occurs in same-sex relationships, and men can be victims as well. Understanding the warning signs and prevention techniques may help to decrease the prevalence in the United States. US rules, regulations and laws contribute to the foundation of this course.
Course created on May 15, 2014
- After this course, participants will be able to define domestic violence.
- After this course, participants will be able to list potential adverse health effects on victims.
- After this course, participants will be able to define strategies to assist domestic violence victims.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain characteristics of abusers.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the cycle of abuse.
|10-30 Minutes||Prevalence of domestic violence and various domestic violence laws|
|30-50 Minutes||Warning signs of domestic violence and abuser characteristics|
|50-75 Minutes||How to help identify a victim of domestic violence|
|75-90 Minutes||How to document your findings of domestic violence|
|90-115 Minutes||Ways to assist victims of domestic violence|
|115-120 Minutes||Conclusion; Q&A|
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Nannette Hanlin, RN
Nannette graduated with honors from the University of Akron in 2000 with her Bachelors in Social Work. She advocated for victims of crime for nearly four years at a local victims assistance agency. She spent the following two years working in foster care and adoption before going back to the University of Akron to complete her Bachelors Science Nursing degree. She spent two years working at a level one trauma burn unit before transitioning to home care. She most recently was employed as the Cardiopulmonary lead clinician for Gentiva Home Care. This position enabled her to assist with staff development and continuing education.
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