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2022-2023 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CHF 452 - Violence in the Family

Major forms of family violence, including child abuse and neglect, sexual abuse, and spouse abuse, are examined to provide students with an understanding of the development of dysfunctional forms of family interaction, descriptive knowledge on the prevalence of violent relationships at the national and local level, the necessary skills for identifying victims of abuse and the services available to them, and a preliminary understanding of the challenge of designing intervention strategies.

General Education Requirements: Ethics

Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing, CHF 200 or SOC 318 or permission.

Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Credits: 3