Family Violence Issues

FVI2002Antecedents and Patterns of Family Violence Issues3 ch

Provides a historical and current overview of the societal catalysts/contributors to, and the patterns of, family violence. Explores why members of marginalized groups (e.g., the poor, women, children, immigrants, First Nations persons, gays, lesbians, disabled and the elderly) are often at especially high risk of being victimized by violence in intimate relationships. 

Prerequisite: Admission to Certificate Program or permission of the instructor.