CCJO3345 Child Abuse and Neglect

Course Description

The overall objective of this course is help students develop an understanding of the various forms of child abuse, identify the underlying causes of this multifaceted problem, and to appropriately identify the types of services that will benefit maltreated children and their families. The nature and impact of child maltreatment, the ways in which society prevents or responds to it, and the system of responses to child maltreatment are addressed. The course will also cover the importance of promoting social and economic justice for the children and ways to empower children and their parents though the helping process.

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