Reflection On Domestic Violence

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There was nothing in the scenario that said it was a Domestic Violence case, but with what I learned about domestic violence from the curriculum it enabled me to make that judgement. As I continually practice doing case study assignments I’m learning how to integrate what I’m learning with instinct. I was also introduced to the curriculums on Domestic Violence and HIV/Aids. The domestic violence curriculum educated me more on what it was the effects and strategies on how to assist clients through it. CUCE services batterers as well as victims. I learned about another from that should be added to a client’s charts if they are being serviced for DV it’s called a first encounter form. This form gives the client the chance to define what domestic …show more content…
The sudden loss of a loved one can leave a person feeling lost and empty. Often times the survivors are not prepared financially and are unaware of the resources that are available. I learned more about Safe Horizon and the services they provide victims. This was a life changing experience for me. It gave me a new found respect for those who have lost someone to violent crimes. I will never forget this one lady’s story she lost all of her kids to gun violence. She was a client with Safe Horizon through her journey of healing. In the training they expressed the importance of communication. Creating an environment for the client, to feel safe and comfortable with expressing …show more content…
I have learned at CUCE that our clients are priority. Servicing our clients in a way that will make them feel cared for. Making each client feel just important as the next even if it means sacrificing a lunch break. The curriculum on HIV/AIDS gave me a deeper understanding of the disease. I was able to learn about the stages. The stages of HIV is acute, asymptomatic, symptomatic and the final stage being AIDS. The routes of transmission are oral, anal and vaginal. What I learned from this curriculum that I never knew before is that anal sex increases the possibilities of transmission. The risk of transmission is much lower in oral sex. It is very important to introduce the clients to safer sex practices like proper condom usage to protect the client from

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