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The Social Work Response to Domestic Violence (WEBINAR - 1 CE)

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Social workers have immeasurable possibilities to directly and indirectly impact the lives and well-being of individuals, families and communities impacted by domestic violence. In multiple settings where social workers practice, direct programs, or develop policy there is increasing opportunity for them to influence and enhance the provision of services and influence ending the vicious cycle of violence. This webinar will cover ways that social workers, regardless of their role, can raise awareness about domestic violence in their practice and community.
Learning Objectives:
1. Participants will learn about the prevalence of domestic violence in the United States
2. The audience will gain knowledge about domestic violence myths and reality
3. Participants will gain skills in responding to clients who have experienced domestic violence, and who are or are suspected of being perpetrators

Presenter: Erica Schmittdiel, LMSW. Erica has been an Advocacy Coordinator for Michigan State University Safe Place and the Capital Area Response Effort (CARE) since 2001. She provides direct services such as emotional support, options, referrals, and court support as well as community education programs in order to raise awareness about domestic violence and stalking dynamics, area resources, and the importance of victim safety and perpetrator accountability.


Once registering and paying for the course you will get access to view the webinar (through a downloadable pdf file), as well as receive a link to complete the post test. Attendees need to answer 80% of the content questions correctly in order to receive credit for the course. All continuing education certificates will be emailed within 30 days of completion of the post test.


For questions, contact the NASW-Michigan office at 517-487-1548, ex 15 or at


Continuing Education: 1 CE is available for social workers. $19 for NASW members, $29 for non-members.


NASW-Michigan is an approved provider with the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative, Provider Number MICEC-0017. This program is approved for 1.0 social work continuing education clock hour. Social workers (under the new General Rules) can earn up to half (22.5) of the required 45 hours of continuing education through alternative learning methods, such as this webinar.

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