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Massachusetts Required Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training for Healthcare and Behavioral Health Professionals (Chapter 260)
Massachusetts Required Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Training for Healthcare and Behavioral Health Professionals (Chapter 260)

Where:   SPRINGFIELD, MA

When:  Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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$219.99
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$199.99
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Location

SHERATON SPRINGFIELD HOTEL
1 MONARCH PL
SPRINGFIELD, MA 01144
Phone:  (413) 781-1010
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Course Description:

Recent laws in Massachusetts require healthcare and behavioral health professionals to complete education in the areas of domestic violence and sexual assault (Chapter 260).

Why you should choose THIS course to fulfill the new mandatory CE requirement:
  • Content for this course has been approved by the MA Department of Public Health
  • Meredith Scannell, PhD, MPH, MSN, CNM, SANE-A, CEN, is a leading expert in the field
  • Evidence-based treatment guidelines for those who provide direct care to survivors
  • Advances coming from current sexual violence research
  • The latest CDC recommended prophylactic medications
  • And … this course is different from other courses … as it also provides continuing education credits for attending, including pharmacology CE!
Objectives:
  1. Analyze the scope of domestic violence and sexual assault (DV/SA) as a public health problem.
  2. Summarize the latest evidence-based practices for domestic violence and sexual assault.
  3. Recognize key concepts related to perpetrators of domestic violence and sexual assault.
  4. Review current recommended medications and issues of medication adherence for sexually assaulted patients.
  5. Evaluate prevention strategies, including resources and referrals.
OUTLINE

Domestic Violence Prevalence and Dynamics
  • Types of domestic violence
  • Health implications
  • Long-term adverse outcomes
  • Special populations
  • Health effects and implications on children
Sexual Violence: What You Need to Know
  • Prevalence, epidemiology and dynamics of sexual violence
  • Immediate care
  • Medical and psychological effects
  • Evidence collection
  • Updated CDC pharmacological post-exposure prophylaxis medications recommendations
  • Updated research recommendations
Best Practices, Guidelines and Trauma-Informed Responses
  • Screening tools to recognize red flags of violence
  • Trauma-informed approaches to caring for victims of domestic/sexual violence
  • Human trafficking; identification and treating
  • Disclosure and mandatory reporting requirements
  • Appropriate documentation
  • Best practices in follow-up care
  • Strategies for developing community partnerships
  • Resources for survivors locally, nationally and specific to various populations
Required Chapter 260 Training for:

  • Registered Nurses
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
  • Licensed Professional Nurses
  • Physician Assistants
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Allied Mental Health and Human Service Professions
  • Nursing Home Administrators
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Counselors

MEREDITH SCANNELL, CNM, MPH, MSN

Meredith Scannell, Ph.D., MPH, MSN, CNM, SANE-A, CEN, has a long history of working with victims of sexual violence and domestic violence. She is certified as a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner through the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and through the International Association of Forensic Nursing.

She has presented on topics of sexual violence and domestic violence, locally, nationally and internationally, including a presentation as an expert panelist at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare. Her research has focused on healthcare delivery for victims of sexual violence, she has published numerous publications and recently published a book titled, Fast Facts about Forensic Nursing.

Meredith began her educational journey with a diploma in nursing from St. Elizabeth’s Hospital School of Nursing, she later received a master’s degree in Public Health from Boston University, became a Certified Nurse Midwife, earned a Master’s Degree in Nursing and ultimately earned a Ph.D. from Northeastern University.

PESI HealthCare and Meredith Scannell indicate that the content for this educational activity is without bias of any commercial product or drug. There is no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
Credits listed below are for full attendance at the live event only. After attendance has been verified, pre-registered attendees will receive an email from PESI Customer Service with the subject line, “Evaluation and Certificate” within one week. This email will contain a link to complete the seminar evaluation and allow attendees to print, email or download a certificate of completion if in full attendance. For those in partial attendance (arrived late or left early), a letter of attendance is available through that link and an adjusted certificate of completion reflecting partial credit will be issued within 30 days (if your board allows). Please see “live seminar schedule” for full attendance start and end times. NOTE: Boards do not allow credit for breaks or lunch.

If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, or questions on home study credit availability, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

PESI, Inc. offers continuing education programs and products under the brand names PESI, PESI Healthcare, PESI Rehab and Psychotherapy Networker.




Counselors
This intermediate activity consists of 4.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

Massachusetts Counselors: Application for MaMHCA/MMCEP continuing education credits has been submitted. Please contact us at 800-844-8260 or info@pesi.com for the status of LMHC CE certification.


Marriage & Family Therapists
This activity consists of 240 minutes of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. You should save this course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

MASSACHUSETTS MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS: This course has been submitted for review for continuing education approval. Credit is pending.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists
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PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses in full attendance will earn 4.0 contact hours. Partial contact hours will be awarded for partial attendance.


Nursing Home Administrators
This program has been submitted (but not yet approved) for 4.0 continuing education clock hours and 4.0 participant hours from NAB/NCERS.


Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1™ from organizations accredited by ACCME such as PESI. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 4.0 hours for completing this program.

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


PSYCHOLOGISTS
This course is for informational purposes only. No continuing education credit is available.


Social Workers
PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 4.0 Clinical Practice continuing education credits. Course Level: Intermediate. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation.


Other Professions
This activity qualifies for 240 minutes of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.

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