ADMJĀ 0200. Family Violence: Spousal/Partner, Child and Elder Abuse

Units: 3
Hours: 54 lecture
Covers historical, cultural, psychological and social precursors and effects of the three primary forms of domestic violence: spousal/partner, child and elder abuse. Responsibilities and roles of law enforcement, prosecution, court, corrections, medical and social service professionals are studied. Crisis intervention, multi-disciplinary investigation and interviewing, forensic examination and adjudication issues are addressed. Examines other legal issues including mandated reporting and protective orders and explores both prevention and intervention resources available in the community. (not transferable)