This course will review the health impacts of domestic violence, how to build a trauma-informed practice, and strategies for handling survivor disclosures. An effective, evidence-based approach designed for use in healthcare and clinical settings, the CUES model, will be highlighted to promote universal education of healthy relationships. Signs of domestic violence and mandatory reporting will also be covered. This course is designed for healthcare practitioners such as audiologists, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists.
Course created on October 23, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to identify 3-4 long-term health impacts of domestic violence.
- After this course, participants will be able to define the 4 R’s in a trauma-informed approach.
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the CUES model and identify 2-3 trauma-informed ways to enhance their practice.
- After this course, participants will be able to name 3 resources for survivors of domestic violence.
|5-10 Minutes||Prevalence and Dynamics of Domestic Violence|
|10-15 Minutes||Health Impacts and Consequences of Domestic Violence|
|15-20 Minutes||Trauma and Trauma-Informed Approaches|
|20-35 Minutes||CUES Model and Building a Trauma-Informed Practice|
|35-40 Minutes||Impact on Treatment|
|40-50 Minutes||Handling Survivor Disclosures|
|50-55 Minutes||Mandatory Reporting|
|55-60 Minutes||Resources for Survivors and Professionals|
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Kenya M. Fairley, MSEd, CD(DONA), CD(CHB)
Kenya M. Fairley, MSEd, CD(DONA), CD(CHB) is a birth doula and federal policymaker residing in Washington, D.C. Her professional experience and passion centers around ending violence against women and girls through victim advocacy, shelter management, training and technical assistance, leadership development, and systems change. Kenya's self-published book, With Harp & Sword: A Doula’s Guide to Providing Trauma-Informed Birth Support, provides practical strategies for supporting survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse during pregnancy and childbirth. She has also written many blogs and articles on this topic.
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