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Domestic Violence 2CE
Course #


CE Type


Domestic Violence




(Some Boards distinguish between general CEs and other types.  Please review your specific state requirements to learn more.)

Course Description

The Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling mandates that every applicant for initial licensure complete 2 CE in Domestic Violence. For those professionals already licensed the Domestic Violence CE requirement must be met once every six years – every 3rd license cycle.  In addition this course is designed to educate healthcare professionals on how to define domestic violence and identify those who are affected by domestic violence. This course describes how a victim can be screened and diagnosed. This course includes national and local community domestic violence resources. Finally participants will become familiar with Florida laws as it relates to “privilege” and obtaining injunctions.

Approved by the Following State Boards:
  • Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Counseling, and Mental Health Counseling (CE Broker #50-23449)

Learning Objectives
  • To Define Domestic Violence

  • Identify Domestic Violence, i.e. signs and symptoms

  • Learn the Cycles of Domestic Violence

  • Screening patients who may be in a domestic violent relationship

  • Identity national and community resources for treatment

  • Identify Steps for obtaining a Restraining Order


You will be expected to review all materials provided and pass the poset-test with a minimum of 70%, 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.

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