BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

SOCW-420 - Family Violence & Social Work Practice - 3.00 Credits

SOCW-420 - Family Violence & Social Work Practice - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course focuses on understanding the nature of violence in adult intimate relationships. Theories of family violence, used by social workers, are examined to provide a framework for recognizing, assessing and intervening. This course emphasizes a social work practice approach that is community-based, culturally sensitive, feminist, and anti-oppressive. Family violence is understood in this course to mean violence in adult intimate relationships, including same-sex couples. Other topics include family violence in Aboriginal communities, children who have witnessed violence, and dating violence.
Part of the:
  • BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK Department
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Bachelor of Social Work - Elective Courses
  • Course offered:
  • Spring 2018 (January - April)
  • Spring 2019 (January - April)
  • Prerequisites : SOCW 200A, SOCW 200B, third year standing or permission of the instructor.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Master of Social Work
    Office Hours: 1.5 hours for every 3 hours of classroom instruction
    Contact Hours: 39
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignment #1 50%, Assignment #2 50%. Grading procedures follow the UCC Guidelines.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this course the student will demonstrate knowledge, skills and/or attitudes in the following:
  • Have a solid understanding of abuse and family violence issues and the problems associated with determining the relationship between non-offending family members, perpetrators and victims;

  • Describe and evaluate theoretical frameworks for understanding and responding to abuse and family violence: and

  • Describe a range of issues affecting victims of abuse and their families/caregivers throughout the life-span.
  • Text and Materials: Busby, Dean M., The Impact of Violence on the Family (1st Ed.) Treatment Approaches for Therapists and Other Professionals. ISBN 0205175708
    Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information: Instructors regularly modify and update course outlines. For the most recent version please contact the department.
    Current Course Offerings:
     
    SOCW-420-V1
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    TH9:00AM - 12:00PM02 Jan 201816 Apr 2018
     
    SOCW-420-01
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    M9:00AM - 12:00PM02 Jan 201816 Apr 2018
     
    SOCW-420-V1
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    F9:00AM - 12:00PM02 Jan 201816 Apr 2018
     
    SOCW-420-01
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    M9:00AM - 12:00PM02 Jan 201916 Apr 2019
     
    SOCW-420-V1
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    F9:00AM - 12:00PM02 Jan 201916 Apr 2019