Domestic Violence: Psychological Impact and Treatment for Victims

Date Format Fees  
27 Feb - 01 Mar, 2023 Classroom ₦285,000 Register
02 Jul - 05 Jul, 2024 Classroom ₦285,000 Register
22 Oct - 25 Oct, 2024 Classroom ₦285,000 Register
27 Feb - 01 Mar, 2023 Classroom ₦285,000 Register

Event Details

The field of domestic violence has been evolving over the past thirty plus years as the knowledge base has increased and new assessment and intervention techniques offer assistance to the families in which it occurs. This Webinar will begin by reviewing identification and assessment tools for victims, perpetrators, and children that can assist mental health professionals. We will then review the field of trauma and the psychological impact on victims. Finally, we will look at one specific treatment program that can be used with victims of domestic violence and other gender-based trauma.


At the end of this seminar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify victims, perpetrators, and children who have lived in families where there is domestic violence.
  • Demonstrate the use of one assessment tool to assess PTSD
  • Explain the importance of assessing for health consequences for domestic violence
  • Describe the gender basis for the psychological impact of domestic violence.
  • Define “battered woman syndrome” and how it can be measured.



  • Definition
  • Perpetrators
  • Victims
  • Dynamics
  • Battered Woman Syndrome
  • PTSD
  • Interventions
  • Self-Care



Psychologist, Social Workers, Counselors, Nurses, Therapists, Case Managers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Addiction Counselors


The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.


  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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