Batterers Intervention Facilitator Training 21CE
(Some Boards distinguish between general CEs and other types. Please review your specific state requirements to learn more.)
This Batterer's Intervention Facilitator Training is designed for professionals seeking to satisfy the Florida Administrative Code, Batterer Intervention Certification Minimum Standards for completion of 21 hours of facilitator training on the power and control model of intervention.
Approved by the Following State Boards:
Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Counseling, and Mental Health Counseling (CE Broker #50-23449)
Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board (CE Broker #50-23449)
Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (License #197.000302)
To learn Florida's statutory requirements for batterer's intervention programs (BIP).
To understand the origin of BIPs and the different theories behind the causes of domestic violence.
To learn the definition of domestic violence according to Florida law.
To understand the Power & Control Model and how perpetrators use tactics of power and control to abuse their victims.
To learn characteristics of egalitarian relationships which serve as the basis of the 8-themed structure of the Deluth Model of BIP.
To become aware of the magnitude of the problem domestic violence poses in our society by reviewing state and national statistics of the impact of domestic violence.
To learn the 8-themed structure of the Deluth Model of BIP, and how to teach perpetrators how to end tactics of abuse by learning how to foster characteristics of egalitarian relationships.
To learn how to teach specific cognitive-behavioral skills to perpetrators to help them foster characteristics of egalitarian relationships.
To learn about the relationship between substance abuse and domestic violence.
To learn about the effects domestic violence has on children.
To learn how societal perception of gender roles influences domestic violence.
To learn how special populations are impacted by domestic violence.
To help perpetrators explore ways to improve their support systems.
To introduce the various laws related to domestic violence.
You will be expected to review all materials provided and pass the poset-test with a minimum of 80%, in order to receive your certificate of completion. You will also be required to complete a course evaluation. Once you have satisfactorily completed the post-test and submitted your evaluation, your certificate will be emailed to you.