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Child Maltreatment

Examines the typologies and complexities of child maltreatment. Students investigate the development of the modern child welfare system as well as risk factors for and consequences of child maltreatment. Different forms of child maltreatment – including physical abuse, neglect, sexual abuse, fetal abuse, and Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome – are examined. Students explore mandated reporting requirements, investigating maltreatment reports, court proceedings, and forensic interviewing of children.

Credit Hours:
Course Number:
CRMJ 376
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