SOWK 211 Family-Violence: Intervention - Making a Difference

This course explores current thinking about domestic violence and its impact on adult participants, children and families. Emphasis is placed on understanding theories about what causes domestic violence and effective intervention strategies for eliminating violence in families. Topics include socio-cultural, intrapersonal, and interpersonal explanations for domestic violence, the co-occurrence of domestic violence and child abuse, and strategies for effective intervention with batterers, victims, and children.