Connecting Substance Use and Interpersonal Violence

Green Clock Hours: 1.75

This course provides an overview of the connection between substance use and interpersonal violence. Specifically, the relationship between alcohol or substance use and the perpetration of violence against women will be examined in-depth. The course will provide introductory information on different types of interpersonal violence, and will examine the role that substance use plays in the perpetration and victimization of violence between intimate partners. Resources will be provided to the learner to assist them in identifying and locating legal and social aid for survivors of alcohol- or drug-related interpersonal violence. It is likely that the knowledge gained from participating in this course can be of use to providers working in clinical or social service settings serving women who have survived interpersonal violence, as well as those receiving treatment for alcohol or substance use disorders. By developing a nuanced understanding of each issue and the complex ways in which they interact, you will be well-prepared to respond to those struggling with this problem on community and individual levels.

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Course Description

This course provides an overview of the connection between substance use and interpersonal violence. Specifically, the relationship between alcohol or substance use and the perpetration of violence against women will be examined in-depth. The course will provide introductory information on different types of interpersonal violence, and will examine the role that substance use plays in the perpetration and victimization of violence between intimate partners. Resources will be provided to the learner to assist them in identifying and locating legal and social aid for survivors of alcohol- or drug-related interpersonal violence. It is likely that the knowledge gained from participating in this course can be of use to providers working in clinical or social service settings serving women who have survived interpersonal violence, as well as those receiving treatment for alcohol or substance use disorders. By developing a nuanced understanding of each issue and the complex ways in which they interact, you will be well-prepared to respond to those struggling with this problem on community and individual levels.

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