Recognizing and Responding to Human Trafficking for Health Care Providers

Course Expiration Date:  October31, 2017

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Once you have the enrollment key, enter it at the bottom of the page and then click on the Enroll Me box.

Course Description:  This course is designed to educate healthcare workers on the basic definition of human trafficking, prepare healthcare workers to be able to recognize victims, and equip healthcare workers wit resources once they recognize victims.

Instructor:  Elizabeth Norris RN, BSN

Target Audience:  Nursing, Social Workers, Counselors and Therapists

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this presentation, the learner will be able to:

•Educate healthcare workers on basic definition of human trafficking
•Prepare healthcare workers to be able to recognize victims
•Equip healthcare workers with resources once they recognize victims

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive 1 contact hour.

Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 1 hour of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 1 clock hour of non-social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Upstate AHEC Credit: This program is approved for 0.1 CEUs (1 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets the SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:

Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

Intersectionality and a Trauma-Informed Response to Domestic Violence and Intimate Partner Violence

Course Expiration Date: 5/31/19

This course is free.  To enroll, click on the Enroll Me box at the bottom of the page.

Course Description: This course will provide participants with a definition of trauma and how a person comes to experience trauma.  It will describe traumatic responses and how trauma influences behavior and provide skills and tools to provide trauma-informed care.

Instructor: Rebecca Williams-Agee, MSW, MPA

Target Audience: All Healthcare professionals

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • define trauma and discuss how a person comes to experience trauma, including personal, and historical trauma.
  • describe traumatic responses and how trauma can influence behavior.
  • list tools and skills to take a trauma-informed care approach in practice.

Length of Course: 90 minutes

Certificates:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 1.5 contact hours

Respiratory Care Practitioners: 1.5  clock hours will be awarded by Upstate AHEC, an approved provider of continuing education for respiratory care practitioners by the SC Board of Medical Examiners.

Dietitians:  1.5 hours of CPE for registered dietitians.

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 1.5 clock hours of social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 1.5 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Massage Therapists:  This program has been approved for 1.5 hours of continuing education by the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation for Massage Therapy.  SC State Provider Number is 2  Expires 6/30/2018.

Others: This educational offering provides 0.15 CEUs (1.5 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:

Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

Introduction to Domestic/Intimate Partner Violence

Course Expiration Date: 5/31/19

This course is free.  To enroll, click on the Enroll Me box at the bottom of the page.

Course Description: This course will provide participants with an introduction to domestic violence and intimate partner violence.

Instructor: Dr. Valerie Ekue

Target Audience: All Healthcare professionals

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • define domestic/intimate partner violence to include the SC legal definition and descriptions of abuse that may not necessarily be in the legal definition.
  • cite information about the prevalence of domestic/intimate partner violence in SC, to include historical statistics.
  • identify the dynamics of domestic/intimate partner violence.

Length of Course: 60 minutes

Certificates:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 1.0 contact hours

Respiratory Care Practitioners: 1.0  clock hours will be awarded by Upstate AHEC, an approved provider of continuing education for respiratory care practitioners by the SC Board of Medical Examiners.

Dietitians:  1.0 hours of CPE for registered dietitians.

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 1.0 clock hours of non-social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 1.00 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Massage Therapists:  This program has been approved for 1.0  hours of continuing education by the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation for Massage Therapy.  SC State Provider Number is 2  Expires 6/30/2018.

Others: This educational offering provides 0.10 CEUs (1.0 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:

Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

Lethality Assessment:  A Strategy to Prevent Domestic Violence

Course Expiration Date: 10/31/2017

This course is free.  To enroll, click on the Enroll Me box at the bottom of the page.

Course Description: This course will assist participants to exhibit knowledge and tools to conduct assessments and recommend services for the domestic violence victim as well those affected by domestic violence.

Instructor: Theresa Lacey, BS, CODA's Community Educator and Anna Zweede, MSW, CODA's Coordinator of Victim Services

Target Audience: All Healthcare professionals

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss domestic violence.
  • Demonstrate a lethality assessment.
  • Review services for domestic violence victims.

Length of Course: 120 minutes

Certificates:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 2.0 contact hours

Respiratory Care Practitioners: 2.0  clock hours will be awarded by Upstate AHEC, an approved provider of continuing education for respiratory care practitioners by the SC Board of Medical Examiners.

Dietitians:  2.0 hours of CPE for registered dietitians.

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 2.0 clock hours of social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 2.0 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Massage Therapists:  This program has been approved for 2.0  hours of continuing education by the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation for Massage Therapy.  SC State Provider Number is 2  Expires 6/30/2018.

Others: This educational offering provides 0.20 CEUs (2.0 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:

Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

Recognizing the Signs of Dating Abuse: How School Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals Can Help Students in Violent Relationships

Course Expiration Date: 1/31/18

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Once you have the enrollment key, enter it at the bottom of the page and then click on the Enroll Me box.

Course Description: This course explores the concept of dating violence, the difference between child abuse and dating violence, the effects of dating violence, and resources for healthcare professionals.

Instructors:  Amanda Callahan, MA

Target Audience: Nurses, Social Workers and Counselors and Therapists

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • verbalize the basics of dating violence.
  • recognize the warning signs of a violent or unhealthy relationship.
  • state how to assist a student in getting help about an unhealthy relationship.

Length of Course: 1 hour

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 1.0 contact hours.

Social Workers: This program has been approved by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners for 1.0 clock hours of non-social work continuing education.

Massage Therapists:  This program has been approved for 1.0  hours of continuing education by the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation for Massage Therapy.  SC State Provider Number is 2  Expires 6/30/2018.

Other: This educational offering provides 0.1 CEUs (1.0 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:

Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

Screening and Referrals for Domestic Violence and Intimate Partner Violence Survivors in a Healthcare Setting

Course Expiration Date: 5/31/19

This course is free.  To enroll, click on the Enroll Me box at the bottom of the page.

Course Description: This course will provide participants with an overview of screening tools and how to make referrals from a strengths-based empowerment approach.

Instructor: Rebecca Williams-Agee, MSW, MPA

Target Audience: All Healthcare professionals

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • utilize screening tools to determine the presence of domestic/intimate partner violence in a patient's life.
  • evaluate screening tools and make referrals to appropriate resources from a strengths-based empowerment approach.

Length of Course: 45 minutes

Certificates:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 0.75 contact hours

Respiratory Care Practitioners: 0.75  clock hours will be awarded by Upstate AHEC, an approved provider of continuing education for respiratory care practitioners by the SC Board of Medical Examiners.

Dietitians:  0.75 hours of CPE for registered dietitians.

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 0.75 clock hours of non-social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 0.75 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Massage Therapists:  This program has been approved for 0.75 hours of continuing education by the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation for Massage Therapy.  SC State Provider Number is 2  Expires 6/30/2018.

Others: This educational offering provides 0.075 CEUs (0.75 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:

Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

The Neurobiology of Trauma

Course Expiration Date: 10/31/2017

This course is free.  To enroll, click on the Enroll Me box at the bottom of the page.

Course Description: This course will assist the participant in recognizing the neurobiology of trauma related to domestic violence and to be able to implement strategies to assist victims and perpetrators. 

Instructor: Theresa Lacey, BS, CODA's Community Educator and Anna Zweede, MSW, CODA's Coordinator of Victim Services

Target Audience: All Healthcare professionals

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • discuss the neurobiology of trauma.
  • outline effective strategies to assist victims of trauma related to domestic violence.

Length of Course: 120 minutes

Certificates:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 2.0 contact hours

Respiratory Care Practitioners: 2.0  clock hours will be awarded by Upstate AHEC, an approved provider of continuing education for respiratory care practitioners by the SC Board of Medical Examiners.

Dietitians:  2.0 hours of CPE for registered dietitians.

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 2.0 clock hours of social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 2.0 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Massage Therapists:  This program has been approved for 2.0  hours of continuing education by the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation for Massage Therapy.  SC State Provider Number is 2  Expires 6/30/2018.

Others: This educational offering provides 0.20 CEUs (2.0 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:

Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

Understanding and Serving Trauma Survivors: A Domestic Violence Trauma-Informed Approach

Course Expiration Date: 10/31/2017

This course is free.  To enroll, click on the Enroll Me box at the bottom of the page.

Course Description: This course will explore the definition of trauma and describe how some may exhibit a traumatic response.  The learner will be able to identify six key principles of a Trauma-Informed Approach and understand cultural competence.

Instructor: Dr. Valerie Ekue

Target Audience: All Healthcare professionals

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • define trauma, to include the circumstances of events and how an individual assigns meaning to the event.
  • describe how some may exhibit a traumatic response, and how to respond to this response in a way that does not re- traumatize the victim.
  • develop Individual Strategies to Prevent Re-traumatization of the certain populations.
  • discuss SAMHA’s Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma-Informed Approach as a guide for practice.
  • identify the Six Key Principles of a Trauma-Informed Approach.
  • discuss Cultural Specific Terms; cultural differences among survivors.
  • discuss sources of implicit bias: Developmental history, Affective Experience, Culture.
  • recognize and be aware of one’s own cultural biases and prejudices at the individual and organizational level.
  • provide examples of Implicit Bias will be provided, Addressing your own explicit/implicit bias.

Length of Course: 120 minutes

Certificates:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 2.0 contact hours

Respiratory Care Practitioners: 2.0 clock hours will be awarded by Upstate AHEC, an approved provider of continuing education for respiratory care practitioners by the SC Board of Medical Examiners.

Dietitians:  2.0 hours of CPE for registered dietitians.

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 2.0 clock hours of non-social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 2.0 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Massage Therapists:  This program has been approved for 2.0  hours of continuing education by the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation for Massage Therapy.  SC State Provider Number is 2  Expires 6/30/2018.

Others: This educational offering provides 0.20 CEUs (2.0 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:

Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

Understanding Disparities and Vulnerabilities of Intimate Partner Violence Among Special Populations

Course Expiration Date: 10/31/17

This course is free.  To enroll, click on the Enroll Me box at the bottom of the page.

Course Description: This program will increase the participant's knowledge regarding intimate partner violence in vulnerable populations including: young children, teens, young adults, the disabled, elderly, Native Americans, African American Women, the LGBTQ community, undocumented immigrants, pregnant women and men. The program also focuses on the lack of cultural competency in domestic violence with an emphasis on systemic racism and overt/covert oppression, implicit/explicit biases among service providers, and systemic barriers affecting communities of color including: law enforcement, judicial systems, domestic violence service providers, lack of available community services for intimate partner violence and racial loyalty.

Instructor: Dr. Valerie Ekue and Olivia Henderson MPH

Target Audience: All Healthcare professionals

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Define intimate partner violence on vulnerable populations.

  • Discuss the effects of intimate partner violence on vulnerable populations.

  • Discuss marginalized/un-served communities of color.

  • Identify populations residing in rural areas.

  • List the typology of barriers preventing self-reporting.

  • List difficulties receiving and seeking services.

  • Identify the lack of cultural competency in domestic violence.

  • List intersectional approaches to intimate partner violence.

  • Identify strategies for inclusion.

Length of Course: 4 hours

Certificates:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 4.0 contact hours

Respiratory Care Practitioners: 4.0  clock hours will be awarded by Upstate AHEC, an approved provider of continuing education for respiratory care practitioners by the SC Board of Medical Examiners.

Dietitians:  4.0 hours of CPE for registered dietitians.

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 4.0 clock hours of non-social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 4.00 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Massage Therapists:  This program has been approved for 4.0 hours of continuing education by the SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation for Massage Therapy.  SC State Provider Number is 2  Expires 6/30/2018.

Others: This educational offering provides 0.40 CEUs (4.0 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:

Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.