Siegfried Schmidt, MD, PhD. (view profile)
Duration: 1 Hour
This course defines and illustrates the different types of domestic violence and its frequency of occurrence. Physical, emotional or psychological, as well as sexual abuses are dealt with in a clear frank manner. The extent and frequency of these abuses, screening procedures and signs and symptoms are examined in detail.
Intervention, treatment, legal responsibilities and obligations in reporting domestic violence are explored. Shelters and community programs offering assistance and counseling are mentioned. Finally, a list of state and area reporting agencies are given. This course is an excellent source of information for this very widespread and timely problem in our society.
This course satisfies Florida's Domestic Violence requirement.