eLearning Course: Safety at Home - Intimate Partner Violence, Military Personnel,
The Battered Women’s Justice Project (BWJP) is pleased to announce the release of five modules of the eLearning course, Safety at Home – Intimate Partner Violence, Military Personnel, and Veterans. The course is designed for advocates (military and civilian) who provide services to military-related families experiencing intimate partner violence. The course will also be helpful for social service and mental health practitioners who are working with these victims and their families. The self-paced course includes eight modules with mini-lectures, case studies, video clips, practice scenarios, and opportunities for self-assessment to test mastery of course content. Supplemental materials are available to download.
The following modules have been posted:
- Context of Violence
- Risk and Danger
- Combat Stress
- Co-Occurring Conditions and Intimate Partner Violence
- Military and Veteran Cultural Competence
The following modules will be posted as they are completed:
- Department of Defense Response to Intimate Partner Violence
- National Guard, Reserves, and Department of Veterans Affairs Response to Intimate Partner Violence
- Collaboration, Memoranda of Understanding, and Jurisdiction
The development and production of the e-learning course was funded under the auspices of the Avon Foundation for Women’s Speak Out Against Domestic Violence Initiative. More information about the Avon Foundation for Women is available at: www.avonfoundation.org/.
The course supplements the current BWJP project, Building Effective Civilian Responses to Military-Related Victims of Intimate Partner Violence, which is funded by the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.