HUSR 2093 - Domestic Violence, 3 Credits

Level: Lower

In this course students will learn and apply the basic concepts, principles, and issues involved in domestic violence. Special attention will be given to biological, psychological, and sociological perspectives. The course work will focus on causes, identifications, types, reporting, consequences, treatments, laws, legal remedies, interim safety, and prevention of child abuse, spousal abuse, and elder abuse. The complex relationship between external factors, i.e. alcohol and other substances, and violence at home will be examined.