Intersection of Trauma, Substance Use Disorder, and Mental Health
An introduction to the intertwinement of trauma and substance use. Which comes first? How do abusers use substances against survivors? Why can’t we just separate the issues? Learning objective: Participants will understand that substance use does not cause sexual assault or domestic violence. They will also begin to understand reasons survivors turn to substance use to cope with the trauma they have experienced. Third, participants will learn how substances are used as a weapon to control, manipulate, and facilitate harm.
Presented by: IAFN’s ISAAC Project
Speaker: Christina Love, Alaska Network on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault (ANDVSA)
The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this webinar are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.
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Contact hours will be awarded for this activity for IAFN members who register, attend the activity, and complete an evaluation. This event is specifically targeted to nurses. The International Association of Forensic Nurses is an accredited provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The planners, presenters, and content reviewers of this webinar have disclosed no conflicts of interest.
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