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PDS1832: Domestic Violence 101
February 27, 2020, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, domestic violence accounts for approximately 17% of all violent crime in the United States (Planty, 2016). In this course, students will be able to define Domestic Violence and the six different forms of domestic violence. Acts of domestic violence are categorized into psychological battering, physical battering, or sexual abuse (The term domestic violence is still used, but more recently, physical, psychological, or sexual violence in the context of a relationship is called intimate partner violence. This course will provide participants with an introduction to domestic violence and intimate partner violence. It will also explore how the role of substance use disorders in domestic violence.
Instructor: Vanessa Ferreria, MA, MSW
CE Credits: 6 Clinical