T&L 2900: VIR: Violence in Schools: Identification, Prevention & Intervention Strategies

Violence in Schools is an interactive computer-based instruction course designed to give you a better understanding of school violence and increase your interventions strategies. Violence in Schools provides a foundational understanding of violence and the motivational purposes behind aggression. The correlation with and impact of the media, community and family upon violence will be investigated. The course teaches identification and intervention approaches for working with out-of-control behaviors. In addition, each student will receive information on available national resources for both parents and teachers. This course will help each person to increase his or her understanding of violence, the motivations behind the use of violence and specific strategies to minimize the occurrence of violence in a school and community.

Please refer to the Course Resource document for more course information (requirements, grading, etc.).

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Violence in Schools (Course at a Glance) (PDF Document)

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