Accreditation Information

Continuing Nursing Education Provider Unit, Boston University School of Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Contact hours: 3.5


Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This program has been approved for 5 Social Work Continuing Education Credits, for the licensure period of October 1, 2016 -- September 30, 2018, in accordance with 258 CMR.  Boston University School of Social Work Authorization Number B-18-423.


After participating in this workshop learners will have an: 

  • Increased ability to recognize violence and abuse across the lifespan, even absent indicators;
  • increased ability to recognize and redress barriers to leaving an abuse dynamic;
  • increased ability to build an architecture for universal education,
  • increased ability to recognize the overlap between different forms of abuse in a family system,
  • increased ability to document so as to decrease sanctuary harm and increase survivor safety,
  • increased ability to intervene appropriately,
  • increased ability to incorporate an understanding of historical and other forms of trauma into daily practice, and
  • increased ability to engage in self-care practices on an individual level

Target Audience

Registered nurses, social workers and physicians.

Faculty Disclosure

Faculty have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.