|Public Health for Vulnerable Populations 638||PHVP 638|
|Interpersonal Violence and Public Health||1.5 (0-1s-0-0-0)|
This course considers the causes and public health consequences of interpersonal violence in Canadian society. Upon completion of this course students will be able to '1' identify and describe, in epidemiologic terms, the nature and magnitude of interpersonal violence against women and children in Canada; '2' describe the major biological, psychological, socio-cultural, and political causes of violence; '3' critically evaluate Canada's approach to preventing interpersonal violence against women and children, and assisting victims as compared to international efforts in other developed countries; and '4' identify policies and programs that will fill the gaps in our current efforts.
Prerequisites: special conditions as specified below