Course Description

SW 412 Domestic Violence
4 cr.
Offered: Contact Department.
Prerequisite: Bachelor of Social Work program admission, junior standing or instructor's permission.

Study of spouse abuse, child abuse, sexual abuse of children and other forms of violence within the family. Emphasis is on understanding the dynamics of violence, the victim and perpetrator, and service delivery issues including legal sanctions, protective services, crisis intervention and long-term treatment of both victims and perpetrators.