Course Descriptions

Criminal Justice

CRJ 469
Domestic Violence
3 credits

Statistics indicate that family violence is a serious pervasive problem in our society that affects increasingly larger numbers of individuals each year. The course will provide a psychological and criminal justice perspective on family violence. Included in the course will be a review of theories and research on family violence; the types of abuse; responses from the legal and criminal justice systems; assessment and intervention techniques; and community support services for victims and perpetrators.

Prerequisite(s): CRJ 101 and CRJ 205 or CRJ 334