Aug 09, 2020  
Undergraduate Day Catalog - 2018-2019 
Undergraduate Day Catalog - 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY 4133 - Psychology of Child Maltreatment

3 Credit Hour(s)
This course covers the history, comparative perspectives, the legal framework, responses to child maltreatment, the skills necessary to work in child advocacy, and other pertinent issues pertaining to child maltreatment and child advocacy. The field of child maltreatment is fraught with controversy. Much of the class focuses on these controversies. The approach of the course will be from a variety of diverse, professional perspectives but will primarily focus on a psychological perspective. The is designed for students with interests in criminal justice, education, social work, sociology, psychology, nursing, ministry, paralegal, or other areas where knowledge of child maltreatment and advocating for children might be necessary.

Prerequisite: PSY 2133  
Availability: On Demand

View textbook information.