Screening and Referral of Survivors and Batterers in Substance Abuse Treatment Programs (TIP 25, Chapter 4): Substance Abuse Treatment and Domestic Violence

About the Course:

Chapter 4 – Screening and Referral of Survivors and Batterers in Substance Abuse Treatment Programs details signs to look for and techniques for eliciting information about domestic violence, which many affected clients are understandably reluctant to discuss. This course covers Chapter 4 only.

Journal/Publisher:

SAMHSA

Publication Date:

Reprinted 2005

Author

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about screening and referral of survivors and batterers in substance abuse treatment programs. It is appropriate for an intermediate level of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain the methods of screening for domestic violence for survivors.

  2. Describe how to screen batterers for domestic violence.

  3. Understand how to refer survivors and batterres for treatment.

  4. Identify treatment concerns for survivors and batterers.

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