The nature of relational violence, its historical roots and its expression in modern social life and institutions in relation to physical, emotional and sexual abuse. The development of a preventative and a therapeutic response to violence in relationships based on a theological and systemic perspective. Understanding the personal and interpersonal dynamics of violence and the therapeutic response to victims, perpetrators and witnesses from a systems perspective will also be explored with specific attention to collaborative and non-shaming interventions. Prerequisites: COUN 0574, 0677. Recommended prerequisite: COUN 0674. COUN majors only or by permission of the instructor.
Course Code: COUN 0673 | Credit Hours: | Seminary Graduate Course