Child Abuse and Neglect

PSY337 (Liberal Arts) Child Abuse and Neglect 3 hrs. 3 crs. Overview of child abuse/neglect. Topics include: historical review, definitions and classifications; problem identification and prevalence; laws; role of professionals/societal institutions; theories and dynamics; consequences; prevention and/or treatment. Preq: PSY 215 and ENG 125. 3 hours for 5 weeks. Not offered on a regular basis. Availability to be determined by the department.