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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

Winter 2023


Dec 21, 2022 - Feb 3, 2023
Lisa Fontes
Base Cost: $1,245 ($415/credit)
Term Fee: $60
Start date: Dec 21, 2022
End date: Feb 03, 2023
Last day to add: Dec 29, 2022
Last day to drop: Dec 29, 2022
Last day to withdraw: Jan 18, 2023