After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
CO1: Paraphrase what is meant by the so-called global perspective pertaining to the history of violence in the family.
CO2: Describe the differing types of family violence including psychological abuse, neglect and the possible effect of each.
CO3: Summarize the theories culture of violence theory and gender-role theory as they may pertain to the cause of family violence including biological, gender-role, and social learning.
CO4: Critique the significance of domestic violence in influencing the court in making determinations on which parent will have custody of minor children.
CO5: Examine online child abuse/victimization associated with the online social media (cyber bullying).
CO6: Compare and contrast the factors that may affect the consequences of child abuse: Characteristics of the child, Type of trauma, Type of abuse or neglect, Co-occurrences of types of abuse and neglect, Relationship.
CO7: Explain the controversy that exists between the child abuse model and spousal abuse model, in relation to how they are used to address the needs of the older victim?
CO8: Generalize about how education groups about men who batter frequently use the power and control wheel developed by the Duluth model to illustrate the elements of a battering relationship.
CO9: Justify why a mandatory arrest policy may be better than a pro-arrest policy pertaining to an officer responding to a domestic violence call using research findings and the criteria that no one appears to be physically harmed upon arrival.