This course gives caregivers an overview of domestic abuse, including who is at risk, why people become abusers, and domestic abuse types. It discusses the early warning signs of domestic violence and the emotional and physical effects it can cause. Caregivers will learn how domestic violence can affect the workplace and how they can support domestic violence victims, whether they are clients or co-workers.
Define domestic abuse.
Name at least three factors that put a person at risk for domestic violence.
Discuss the four main types of domestic abuse.
Name at least ten emotional and/or physical effects of domestic violence.
Discuss why domestic abuse is a workplace issue.
Describe at least two ways to help a victim of domestic violence.
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.