Intimate Partner Violence
— Offered by J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences and the School of Social Work —
Global estimates published by the World Health Organization indicate that about 1 in 3 (35%) of women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence in their lifetime. These workshops about intimate partner violence against women are appropriate for social workers, counselors, law enforcement, probation and parole officers, clergy, case managers, doctors, nurses, teachers or anyone else who works with or conducts therapy with women and/or children.
Professor, BA, MSW, PhD
University of Arkansas
$45 per workshop
- 10% Discount for University of Arkansas Alumni
- $5 off for participants registered for both the morning and afternoon workshops
Only one discount per day per registrant. No refunds of the discount will be granted once registration is complete.
Intimate Partner Violence Against Women (IPV-W) 101: Myths and Facts
In this three-hour workshop, you will gain an overview of intimate partner violence against women (IPV-W). With an increased understanding of IPV-W, you can better serve your adult female, child and teenage clients.
- Identify and rebut common myths about IPV-W
- Articulate major theoretical explanations of IPV-W and recommendations for decreasing IPV-W
- Identify the 5 types of IPV-W and some of the strategies abusive partners employ for each type
- Learn the stages in the cycle of violence
- Articulate the scope of IPV-W at the micro-, mezzo- and macro-levels
- Identify current policies that directly and indirectly help and/or hinder women experiencing IPV
- Identify common characteristics of women who experience IPV and men who use IPV
- Learn key strategies in using the Power and Control Wheel and the Equity Wheels as intervention tools and other key strategies in assisting women who experience IPV
- To identify key resources to assist women experiencing IPV
IPV-W: Engagement, Assessment, Goal-setting, Intervention, and Evaluation
You should already have a basic understanding of intimate partner violence against women (IPV-W) before attending this advanced, three-hour workshop. In this workshop, you will learn and apply techniques for engagement, assessment, goal-setting, intervention, and evaluation. The goal of this workshop is to increase your competency in working with survivors of IPV-W.
- Overview and consequences of IPV-W
- Warning signs of IPV and cycle of violence
- Strategies for engagement, assessment, goal-setting, intervention, and evaluation
- Moving forward