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(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
Prerequisites None
Offered Spring
Programs -

Course Outcomes

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:

  1. Define and describe the problem in terms of scope and scale; characteristics of methods, victims, and perpetrators; and the impacts on individuals and societies.
  2. Examine theories relating to the causes of each type of violence.
  3. Study law enforcement and social service agency responses to incidents involving Interpersonal Violence, including criminal justice, civil legal, and support strategies.
  4. 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