Taking Care of Family Planning Providers Who Support Clients Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence Webinar

1.00 hr
Event Archive
Healthy Relationships Staff Retention and Wellness Title X Family Planning Program
CE Offered
Last Reviewed
RHNTC and Futures Without Violence

Responding to a client’s disclosure of intimate partner violence is often an emotionally trying situation for health care providers; secondary and vicarious trauma are well documented in the literature. This session in April 2022 offered family planning staff (including project directors, project managers, and providers) tools and techniques to help providers cope when working with clients experiencing trauma and violence. The presentation also shared self-care strategies for providers to use when responding to these situations.


  • Rebecca Levenson, MA, Senior Health Policy Consultant for FUTURES Without Violence; former Planned Parenthood clinic director; and nationally recognized researcher, educator, advocate, and speaker.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe organizational and self-care strategies for sexual and reproductive health providers to promote trauma-informed practices
  2. Develop and/or strengthen workplace policies to support providers experiencing trauma
  3. Implement three ways to support providers and reduce burnout

Time: 1 hour

CNE Statement: Continuing Education: 1.0 contact hour

There is no fee for a continuing nursing education (CNE) certificate upon successful completion of this activity.

This nursing continuing professional development activity has been approved for a maximum of 1 contact hour by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. Activity #RHNTC28.

JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. is an approved provider with distinction of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Certificate of Completion: Yes - available after completing the evaluation at the end of the recording

Video Chapters

  • Introduction
  • COVID & IPV (5:39)
  • Staff Experiences with Trauma (10:18)
  • Organizational Support and Self-care in Tandem (15:00)
  • Practice Considerations (28:36)
  • Mindful Self-Regulation (41:17)
  • Resources and Wrap Up (51:49)

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