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Postgraduate Violence Studies 2016

November 12, 2015 at 2:57 PM

Auckland University Postgraduate Violence Studies 2016

Auckland University are offering a new Violence Studies programme starting in Semester next year. This includes a Postgraduate Certificate programme, plus options in either Health Sciences or Social Work for a Postgraduate Diploma.

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Postgraduate Certificate courses and key topic areas are:

POPLHLTH 769 Interpersonal & Family Violence (Semester 1)

  • epidemiology of violence
  • causes of violence
  • development and evaluation of interventions
  • Violence as a health issue
  • reporting systems

SOCCHFAM 700 Domestic Violence: Challenges and Responses (Semester 2)

  • collaboration and interagency work
  • intergenerational trauma and the impact of colonization
  • Sociological and societal issues
  • Strategies for intervention at the individual, family, and community level
  • Self-care

Following completion of the core courses, other courses that can be taken include specialised trauma counselling skills, health promotion, mental health promotion, and health organisation and policy. A postgraduate programme can be constructed to meet the learning needs of the individual. this programme will commence in semester one, 2016 with each course taught over three, 2-days blocks.

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Category: Training