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Family & Partnership Violence (PSY-385)
Various: distance learning format

Varies (self-study; self-paced)

April 2019 - Present.

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Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: investigate the violence against women from around the world; differentiate the four major types of violence that occurs in families; scrutinize the primary areas of child maltreatment: neglect, physical and sexual; distinguish the forms of sexual offending against minors; assess the health and safety issues that affects the survivors of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV); recognize how violence occurring in the LBGTI relationship is unique to the population; identify the characteristics of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV); investigate the categories of homicide in relation to Intimate Partner Violence (IPV); scrutinize the concepts and provisions of domestic violence orders of protection.


Family & Partnership Violence (PSY-385)  introduces students to the crimes of family violence, covering offenders and offenses, impact on victims, and responses of the criminal justice system. The student will learn about adolescent and young adult victimization, as well as intimate partner violence, LGBTI population, and theoretical perspectives.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Psychology (5/21).