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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Child Abuse & Neglect: Multidisciplinary Approaches

UWW 377

This interdisciplinary course explores the causes and effects of child abuse and neglect, prevention strategies, and ways to intervene with children, families and communities. The course draws on psychological, sociological, public health, feminist, legal, and criminal justice approaches. The course addresses child sexual abuse, physical abuse, child neglect, and psychological maltreatment. The course has a focus on ways to make child maltreatment services relevant to culturally diverse people within the United States.
Course Details

Summer 2021

May 17, 2021 - Jun 25, 2021
Lisa Fontes
Base Cost: $1,170 ($390/credit)
Term Fee: $47
Start date: May 17, 2021
End date: Jun 25, 2021
Last day to add: May 21, 2021
Last day to drop: May 21, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Jun 09, 2021