SW 870 (1ON) - Intimate Partner Violence

Durham   Health & Human Services :: Social Work
Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2018 - E-term I (08/13/2018 - 10/05/2018)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 15791
This course examines intimate partner violence or domestic violence from its historical roots to the present. In accordance with an historical and contextual approach, we examine theories that explain and describe the phenonmenon, research that attempts to define it, as well as social policies , social movements, and intervention from a social work perspective. Intimate partner violence *IPV) also known as domestic violence, cuts across racial, ethnic, and class boundaries and impedes victim's well-being and social participation. IPV includes many physical assault, sexual assualt, emotional, verbal, and economic abuse and coercive control.
Only listed majors in section: SOCIAL WORK OL
Attributes: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Instructors: STAFF

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/13/2018 10/5/2018 Hours Arranged ONLINE
Additional Course Details: 

In this era of #MeToo & Time’s Up it is crucial social workers have the skill and insight to address the nuance of relationship and sexual violence as we work towards healing with our clients and foster change in our society and institutions.  This course surveys theory and practice around intimate partner violence, domestic and relationship violence, sexual harassment and assault, sex trafficking and related issues of social and economic justic.  Attention is given to diverse populations particularly those that are most vulnerable.  Taking a historical and contextual approach, we examine theories that describe and explain the phenonmenon, research that attempts to define it, as well as social policies , social movements, and intervention from a social work perspective.  Assignments seek to match theory to practice in real world contexts.

For more information contact:
Forrest Seymour LICSW
forrest.seymour@unh.edu
call or text - 603-721-9979 

Textbooks - Required
Sourcebook on Violence Against Women THIRD EDITION, edited by Renzetti, Edleson & Bergen, 3rd Edition, published in March of 2017.
Why Does He Do That? Inside The Minds of Angry and Controlling Men, by Lundy Bancroft (2002).

Textbooks - Recommended (not required)
Trauma Stewardship: An Everyday Guide to Caring for Self While Caring for Others, by Laura van Dernoot Lipsky with Connie Burk (2009)
Violence Against Women: Classic Papers, edited by Bergen, Edleson & Renzetti (2005). - Out of print, available used and in libraries.