Meet the Presenter
Carolyn M. West, Ph.D.
Dr. West is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Washington. She has authored more than 80 publications and is editor/contributor of the award-winning book Violence in the Lives of Black Women: Battered, Black, and Blue. Dr. West has worked as an expert witness in domestic violence/sexual assault cases, delivered keynote addresses, workshops, and presentations at more than 100 conferences, and has testified at Congressional Briefings in Washington, D.C. She has created innovative training materials to educate and equip professionals with the skills to provide culturally-sensitive services to survivors of color.
IVAT and Continuing Education
IVAT is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. IVAT maintains responsibility for this continuing education program and its content. The California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) now accepts APA continuing education credit for license renewal for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, and LEPs. CE credits approved by California agencies are accepted in most states. IVAT is approved by the California Board of Registered Nurses to offer continuing education for nurses (CEP #13737). IVAT is approved by the State Bar of California to offer Minimum Continuing Legal Education for attorneys (#11600). IVAT is approved by the California Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC) to sponsor continuing education for certified alcohol and drug abuse counselors (Provider #IS-03-499-0221). The training is approved for 1.5 CE credit hours with an additional fee of $15.