Intimate Partner Violence: Safety Planning & Clinical Interventions
Saturday, September 25th, 2021
1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Live & Interactive Webinar!
ACEP NBCC #7091
3 Hours DV/PSY/EBT
It is vital for all staff employed by health, behavioral health, and integrated care organizations to understand the nature and impact of trauma and how to use principles and practices that can promote recovery and healing: Trauma-Informed Approaches. The CDC defines Intimate Partner Violence (also described as domestic violence [DV]) as “physical, sexual, or psychological harm by a current or former partner or spouse. This type of violence can occur among heterosexual or same-sex couples and does not require sexual intimacy.” In this webinar, we will explore the impact and prevalence & impact of IPV, review the Cycle of Violence, examine the development of a Safety Plan for IPV, discuss how to conduct a lethality assessment, and explore the behavior concept of Gaslighting.
Exploration of the prevalence of IPV – Statistics
Review of IPV Screening and Assessment Tools, Health Implications, The Role of Substance Use
Explore At-Risk Populations, Trauma-Informed Approaches
Helping Professional Vicarious Trauma & Self Care through Mindfulness
This webinar is led by Shannon McCabe, MA, LCAS, CCS, CCJP, CPS who is a multi-discipline masters level professional. Shannon is a Durham native. Her undergraduate degrees are in sociology and criminal justice. Shannon also has her MA in Forensic Psychology as well as a graduate certificate in Substance Abuse Counseling. She started her career in education and worked for many years with gang-involved youth. Shannon also provides Clinical Supervision for aspiring Alcohol & Addiction Counselors and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialists.
After transitioning from education to full-time mental health, Shannon spent many years working with adolescents and adults struggling with severe and persistent mental illness, and/or substance use disorder, and chronic homelessness. Shannon offers over 20 years of experience working with these vulnerable populations. Shannon also believes in and strongly supports harm reduction initiatives as well as being an ally in the fight to ensure that our most vulnerable populations are treated with dignity and respect in their journey in recovery.
In her spare time, Shannon rehabilitates wildlife and believes strongly in the healing impact of animals in the therapeutic setting.