Recognizing and Responding to Stalking
Stalking is a crime that is far more prevalent than most people realize. Stalking is one of the most pervasive and serious public health issues facing the United States today. Research indicates that 1 in 4 women and 1 in 13 men report experiencing stalking victimization during their lifetime in which they felt any amount of fear. This course is designed to enhance your understanding of stalking by reviewing key findings from the research on stalking, identifying common tactics used by stalkers, and exploring the intersections between stalking, intimate partner violence, and sexual violence. The course will also examine common reactions experienced by victims/survivors of stalking and discuss ways to assist victims/survivors of stalking.
1. Participants will be able to define stalking.
2. Participants will be able to describe at least five common stalking tactics.
3. Participants will be able to discuss at least five resources and interventions that can be used to assist victims/survivors of stalking.
What's Included: Course Document (PDF file) with a 10 Question Quiz for Certificate of Completion.
You will have access to the course for 30 days.
CE Credit: 1.0 Hour*
* Erika Smith-Marek, PhD, LMFT is approved to offer continuing education by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling (#50-24262).
Course Completions are reported to CE Broker within five days.
Erika Smith-Marek, PhD, LMFT
Course Instructor: Dr. Erika Smith-Marek, PhD is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice in Pensacola, Florida. She is an AAMFT Clinical Fellow and AAMFT Approved Supervisor. She has over fifteen years of experience specializing in the treatment of trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder. She is a Certified Trauma Treatment Specialist through the Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists. She is also an EMDRIA Approved Consultant and Certified Therapist in EMDR Therapy. She formed and has served as the Regional Coordinator for the Northwest Florida EMDRIA Regional Network since 2015. She has provided continuing education and professional presentations since 2003.
Disclosure: No financial or non-financial relationships exist that may influence the content of the course.
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