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Spring 2013
Apr 17,2014
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PSYC 431 - ADVANCED TOPICS IN PSYCHOLOGY: CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT
This seminar is designed to explore the topic of child abuse from a psychological perspective. We will focus on exploring the psychological and social factors that influence the development and experience of various forms of child abuse. We will discuss various risk and protective factors as well as the impact of child abuse on the development and psychological well-being of victims and their families. Lastly, we will evaluate the problem of child abuse from a social/contextual perspective and discuss the various mechanisms for preventing and responding to abuse. The format of this seminar will primarily involve discussion. During the early part of the semester, the instructor will assign readings on a particular topic related to child abuse and we will discuss the readings and their implications in class. Each student will be responsible for a presentation on any topic of interest related to child abuse. In preparation for their presentation, students will choose readings to assign to the class prior to their presentation date. Category 8.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Psychology Department

Course Attributes:
WRITING INTENSIVE

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Classifications:     
      Senior
      Junior

Prerequisites:
FOR PSYC 431

General Requirements:
Course or Test: PSYC 263
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.
and
Course or Test: PSYC 303
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently. )


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