This event has been rescheduled for the Fall. Stay tuned for updates!
This course will provide attendees with an in-depth understanding of the scope and extent of domestic and dating violence, both in the US and globally. It will examine victim and offender characteristics and review theories that attempt to explain abuse. Additionally, the course will draw attention to the many barriers to leaving abusers and the short and long-term impact of abuse on victims and their children. Finally, the course will review legal and non-legal responses and will highlight best
practices in both responding to and preventing abuse.