Family Violence Issues

FVI3002The Social and Psychological Contexts of Abuse3 ch

An examination of the psychological and social dynamics of abuse, and the consequences of these dynamics for the ways in which survivors present themselves to members of helping professions, e.g., health care workers, employers, educators, lawyers, clergy, social workers, therapists, alcohol and drug workers. Review of the necessity for and characteristics of a 'whole person' approach to survivor assessment. 

Prerequisite: Six credit hours from FVI 2001, FVI 2002, FVI 2003 (or SOCI 1563); or permission of the instructor.