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2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SWKM 6505 - Family Violence in Social Work

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): Formal, written acceptance into the MSW program and SWKM 5350 or a block of 30 foundation year credits.  Students must adhere to the required sequence of MSW coursework.

Description: This course provides students with an understanding of family violence. Students focus on risk factors, identification, assessment and treatment of child abuse and neglect, sibling abuse, intimate partner violence, dependent adult and elder abuse, and abuse of other vulnerable populations. They also examine systems’ issues, victim’s rights and opportunities for victim advocacy from a social work perspective.

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