Violence Against Women (ODE)

Violence Against Women (ODE)

VICT 1003

In this course, students learn theory and practical skills essential to assist women who have experienced violence. Students examine historical and social perspectives of violence against women; issues of power and authority within a feminist theoretical framework; different forms of violence against women, such as sexual violence and femicide; and women's varied experiences of violence as impacted by race, class, sexual orientation, ability and age. Students learn how to support women victims of violence, to assess women at risk of violence, to recommend personal safety plans, and to best advocate for appropriate and needed services.

Credits

3

Course Hours

42

Prerequisites

Post Graduate level VICT 1000 Victimology Theory (ODE) Minimum Grade of 60

Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

Contact ol@georgiancollege.ca or call 705.728.1968, ext 1672 or 5116 for more information.

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