May 18, 2022  
Graduate Academic Catalog 2020 - 2021 
    
Graduate Academic Catalog 2020 - 2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COUN 728 - Family Violence

Credits 1.5
Explores the nature and scope of violating behavior in the home and in faith communities. The course is designed to meet the California Board of Behavioral Sciences seven hour MFT requirement of child abuse assessment training as well as the board’s requirement of 15 hours of domestic violence education. Emphasizes identification and assessment of the spectrum of abusive behaviors, mandated reporting responsibilities and procedures for clinicians and clergy, safety planning and prevention. The impact of abuse on the developing child, the family unit and the community is addressed.