(CRMJ 361) Violence Threat Assessment and Management
Examines interpersonal violence within relationships and occupational settings, both educational and workplace, toward understanding causation, prevention and recovery.
|Credit Hours||3.0 Lecture|
This course examines the phenomenon of Interpersonal Violence focusing on two main types, Intimate Partner (Domestic) Violence, and Occupational Violence. Occupational Violence will be sub-divided into two distinct categories: School and Workplace. For each type of Interpersonal Violence, we will do the following:
- Define and describe the problem in terms of scope and scale; characteristics of methods, victims, and perpetrators; and the impacts on individuals and societies.
- Examine theories relating to the causes of each type of violence.
- Study law enforcement and social service agency responses to incidents involving Interpersonal Violence, including criminal justice, civil legal, and support strategies.
- Study prevention strategies involving early warning signs, thorough investigation, formulation and evaluation of possible intervention strategies, and coordinated execution of selected interventions. Emphasis will be placed on a Threat Assessment and Management (TAM) process