Survey of major issues in child abuse and neglect. An overview of the impact of child maltreatment, prevention and intervention strategies, system response, and child advocacy are included.
Emerging issues in child advocacy. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.
An individualized program of study planned in conjunction with a Child Advocacy Studies faculty member.
Child advocacy, and the response of child welfare and criminal justice professionals to child abuse and neglect. Identifying, investigating, and prosecuting child maltreatment are included. Supervised field experiences are required. *CAST U401 may be taken concurrently with CAST U402 or out of sequence with CAST U402.
Intervention strategies, and multidisciplinary approaches to prevention, advocacy, and treatment of child maltreatment victims and survivors. Supervised field experiences are required. *CAST U402 may be taken concurrently with CAST U401 or out of sequence with CAST U401.