April 2021 - DC is committed to providing students with a high-quality academic experience. During the provincial emergency and stay-at-home order, in-person learning activities and campus operations may be impacted. For a full list of what is open or operating virtually, please visit our COVID-19 spring semester page.
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Violence Against Women: Assessment And Intervention

In this course, students examine violence against women from a historical and social perspective. Issues of power and authority are explored within a feminist theoretical framework. Students examine specific types of violence against women including sexual violence, intimate partner violence, stalking, and femicide. Students consider the intersection of violence against women and a variety of factors including culture, race, class, sexual orientation, ability, and age. Special attention is paid to assessment and advocacy from a women's perspective. This course is offered over two weekends as well as an on-line component.