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    Mississippi University for Women
  Jan 16, 2018
2016-2017 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FS 316 - Issues in Families: Work and Violence

Credits: 3

Prerequisite: PSY 201  with a minimum grade of C

Work and Family:

The first part of this course examines the interconnection between two institutions in society: the family and the workplace. This class offers the understanding of how jobs and workplaces affect family life; how family commitments influence the behaviors of workers and their ability; what extent existing policies meet the needs of working families.

Family Violence:

The second part of this course examines the overview of the study of family violence. This class offers the understanding of the major issues related to child abuse, intimate partner abuse, and elder abuse. It also provides the dynamics of abuse, contributing factors, and types of interventions.

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