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SOCCHFAM 700 - Domestic Violence: Challenges and Responses

Course code
Domestic Violence: Challenges and Responses
Counselling, Human Services, and Social Work
Delivery modes
Block Intensive (intensive on-campus days)
Course director

Irene De Haan

Course description

An in-depth examination of the prevalence, consequences, risk and protective factors of domestic violence in Aotearoa New Zealand. Draws on local and international research to explore conceptual models, theories, practice and current research concerns, aimed at prevention and intervention activities at the individual, family/whānau, organisational, community and societal levels.

Learning outcomes

At the completion of this course, it is intended that students will be able to:

  • Critically discuss implications and consequences of diverse perspectives on family violence.
  • Engage in debate about current and potential responses to patterns of harm resulting from family violence.
  • Articulate key elements of responsive practice to promote safety
  • Discuss strategies for effective collaborative work in the family violence field.
  • Describe the association between intimate partner violence is associated with child maltreatment.

Currently scheduled classes

2019 Epsom (Semester 2): Compulsory on campus block sessions on Thursdays and Fridays on 1 and 2 August, 12 and 13 September from 9am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 4pm

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