Preventing Intimate Partner Violence Across a Lifespan

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This educational course covers prevention of intimate partner violence. Substance use is correlated with intimate partner violence and it has been found that about 50% of cases of intimate partner violence involves some form of substance use. This CDC Technical package provides strategies, approaches, and evidence for communities to establish prevention efforts. This education covers Clinical Intake and Screening skill of the Eight Counselor Skill Groups ascribed by NAADAC and NCC AP.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this education course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Explain the role of the clinical assessment in assessment of intimate partner violence;
  2. Understand the referral mechanisms in your practice community for intimate partner violence; and
  3. Identify risk factors for intimate partner violence in treatment.





Niolon, P. H., Kearns, M., Dills, J., Rambo, K., Irving, S., Armstead, T., & Gilbert, L. (2017). Preventing Intimate Partner Violence Across the Lifespan: A Technical Package of Programs, Policies, and Practices. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Exam written by: Tamika Lett, PhD Human Services, NCAC II, CSAC, CCTP, QMHP A/C