A Learning Program for NYC Child Welfare Professionals
This learning program will take a child-centered approach to intimate partner violence (IPV). The course is highly interactive, allowing learners to apply new knowledge and practice new skills in a supportive classroom environment. Participants will learn to identify and respond to IPV in a way that supports the non-abusive parent and children, identifies the abusive partner’s pattern of behavior, and documents the impact of the abuse on the children and family.
This course is designed for direct service staff and supervisors in child protection, prevention, and foster care.
Prior to attending this course, learners are required to have completed:
Once enrolled in the course, learners will complete:
Completion of all components is necessary to receive a Certificate of Completion.
While not a prerequisite, it is recommended that learners take the Motivational Interviewing learning program offered through the ACS Workforce Institute, or an equivalent.
The New York City Administration for Children’s Services is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0402. This course is 14 contact hours/1.4 CEUs. CEU credit is contingent upon completion of all course components.