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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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PBHL 3130 Violence as A Public Health Issue

Violence is a leading cause of death, disability, trauma, health care use and costs. This course uses a public health framework to examine violent behaviors and their effects, including homicide, suicide, child abuse, sexual assault, dating and intimate partner violence, elder abuse, youth and gang violence, mass shootings, bullying, stalking, hate crimes, and workplace violence.  Skills for reducing interpersonal violence, successful community-based strategies and programs, and public policies will be discussed.  This is a UCC Area 5 Course: Community and Civic Engagement. This course fulfills UCC Area 5-Community and Civic Engagment.
Credits: 3.0