PSYC 368 - CHILD ABUSE/FAMILY VIOLENCE
An introduction to the causes and effects of abuse on children, adolescents, and families. Students will learn: the scope of child abuse, its causes, and strategies that prevent and reduce its occurrence using a variety of approaches; how to apply critical thinking skills to evaluate information about child abuse; personal emotional responses to abuse; and to develop civic participation skills around course topics. Prerequisite: Nine semester hours in psychology.
There are no prerequisites listed for this course.
Three psychology courses required.
Course elective for Concentrations in Child/Family Studies
or Concentration in Forensic Psychology.
Requires 20 hours of community service learning
outside the classroom.