PURPLEONE: DYNAMICS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND THE IMPACT ON VICTIMS: BYSTANDER INTERVENTION - Feb 2024
PurpleOne is created to educate the public about domestic violence, to empower victims to seek help and to create a network of Safe Places at which victims can obtain referral information to Safe Journey, a state-recognized domestic violence agency that offers comprehensive domestic violence services. PurpleOne curriculum includes two parts: Understanding Domestic Violence and Bystander Intervention. PurpleOne trains member of the community including the medical and healthcare providers, businesses and organizations information about what domestic violence is, the impact that domestic violence has on victims and what to do if they see an incident of domestic violence or know if someone is being abused. Individuals will learn how to Recognize domestic violence, how to Respond if one witnesses domestic violence and Refer the victim to Safe Journey for domestic violence services. PurpleOne teaches individuals to Recognize, to Respond and Refer victims of domestic violence. PurpleOne aims to develop an interprofessional network between social service agencies, health care providers and domestic violence agencies to provide better referrals between all involved, and improved comprehensive services for all victims.
Describe the major forms of interpersonal violence, and the types of behaviors abusers employ to control victims.
Discuss the effects of trauma due to exposure to interpersonal violence.
Identify, respond to, and refer patients experiencing trauma due to exposure to interpersonal violence to appropriate services.
Identify and employ safer bystander intervention techniques.
Lori Palisin: Executive Director, Safe Journey. B.S. in Liberal Arts and Sciences, 24 years at Safe Journey, Domestic and Dating Violence Services Program.
Amanda Cox: Program Manager/Medical Advocate Safe Journey. B.A. in Psychology, 7 years at Safe Journey, Domestic and Dating Violence Services Program, 27+ years in social work.
No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
A maximum of 3.5 nursing contact hours will be awarded. Participants will be able to claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the program.
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh 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 under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 3.5 continuing education credits.
OTHER HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 3.50 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 3.50 ASWB
- 3.50 Attendance