Contemporary Issues in Domestic Violence

Fall 2024
WGST/Social Work
Credit Hours
Core Course
Course Description

Same as SOC_WK 4400/7400

This course covers the history of the battered women's movement, violence theories, policy issues, prevention and intervention practice models for working with battered women, their children, and abusers. Contemporary issues such as teen dating violence, universal screening, healthcare issues, workplace violence and coordinated community approaches will be examined.