Understanding Violence

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54 h
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  • 6 Sequences
  • Introductive Level
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Course details

Syllabus

  • Week 1 - Overview of Violence
    We begin the course by defining violence and discussing why violence can be difficult to identify and measure. We will review the rates of violence in the U.S. and globally.
  • Week 2 - Types of Violence
    The following videos will help learners become familiar with specific types of violence, including intimate partner violence, suicide, sexual violence, youth violence including cyber-bullying, child maltreatment, elder maltreatment, and gang violence.
  • Week 3 - Biological, Social, & Psychological Contributors of Violence
    In this module we identify what environmental features increase likelihood for violence in individuals and take a look at the associations with substance use and violence. Learners have a chance to review theories around biological and genetic predispositions ...
  • Week 4 - Consequences of Violence
    We begin this module reviewing the psychological effects of violence including PTSD, depression, and suicidality. Then we assess the economic impact of violence and injuries. We will explore violence in relation to the criminal justice system, and recognize th...
  • Week 5 - Media Portrayal of Violence
    In this module we explore how violence is represented in films in terms of character and narrative and we consider how violence is reported in the news, specifically discussing desensitization.
  • Week 6 - Controlling Violence
    We close this course comparing different types of violence prevention programs (primary vs. secondary; public health vs. criminal justice) and identifying key elements of successful violence prevention programs.

Prerequisite

None.

Instructors

Deb Houry, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Emergency Medicine

Pamela Scully, Ph.D.
Professor
Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and African Studies

Editor

Emory University, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is one of the world's leading research universities. Its mission is to create, preserve, teach and apply knowledge in the service of humanity.

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