PH Aspects of Violence

Course Description

Intimate partner violence, child neglect and abuse, assault, homicide, war and terrorism are explored from a public health perspective. Focus on risk factor reduction and prevention of deaths, disability and human suffering.

Learning Outcomes

  • Differentiate among primary, secondary and tertiary prevention of violence
  • Critique behavioral and environmental risk factors for violence
  • Generate various approaches to violence prevention and control
  • Hypothesize theoretical frameworks for violence prevention programs
  • Create violence prevention programs by applying Public Health strategies

Prerequisites

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