SOC 402. Family Violence

This course examines violence in the family system from sociological, criminological and human services perspectives. The course will focus on understanding the causes and effects of familial violence, including but not limited to partner violence, child abuse and neglect, sibling and elder abuse. The course will also explore the role of human services and law enforcement agencies as well as the legal system in addressing family violence.Current social policy will also be addressed. 
Offered: Offered periodically
Credits: 3