CCJO4340 Violence and Murder in the Family

Course Description

This research-based seminar course is designed to explore issues surrounding the facets of family violence in greater depth in a formal academic setting than is possible in other structured courses offered in criminal justice. The purpose of this course is to provide students with an overview of the theoretical paradigms examining the definitions of, causes or, and interventions for family violence with a specific emphasis on parents who kill their children/stepchildren.