PSYC 380 Gender and Violence

Provides a multidisciplinary approach to understanding interpersonal violence (across the life span) as impacted by gender. Analyzes interpersonal violence from a psychological, gendered, and social construction perspectives. Includes definitions and descriptions of forms of violence. Addresses the inter-connections and co-occurrence of violent incidents. Explores the relation of gender to the experience, reaction and recovery from violence. Provides an analysis of how gender roles contribute to interpersonal violence. Examines approaches to intervention and prevention of violence. This course is a component of the Child and Adult Advocacy Studies (CAAST) curriculum.