BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

PBSF-210 - Approaches to Interpersonal Violence - 5.00 Credits

PBSF-210 - Approaches to Interpersonal Violence - 5.00 Credits

Course Details
The Approaches to Interpersonal Violence and Abuse Course is designed to help police officers at a supervisory level to: 1) understand why interpersonal violence and abuse is so prevalent in Aboriginal communities; and 2) identify, empower, mobilize and work with the community and associated agencies in developing reduction and prevention strategies. Participants will discuss the legal requirements for the successful prosecution of criminal acts associated with interpersonal violence and abuse, the development of police/community action plans to reduce and prevent the cycle of interpersonal violence and abuse and the ability to create high performance community based teams to address patterns of violence. This two-week course will provide unique insight into the psychology and the dynamic of interpersonal violence and abuse in the Aboriginal communities.
Part of the:
  • UNIVERSITY TRANSFER Department
  • Prerequisites : Active Police Member
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Masters Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5 hours/week
    Contact Hours: 80
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:
    • explain historical influences related to interpersonal violence and abuse in the Aboriginal community;
    • distinguish between interpersonal violence and abuse in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities;
    • describe the unique preventative measures needed to address interpersonal violence and abuse in the Aboriginal communities;
    • identify key agency and the community stakeholders dealing with violence in integrated approaches to interpersonal violence and abuse in the Aboriginal community; and
    • develop a sustainable and realistic community action plan.
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