Violence in Schools: Identification, Prevention & Intervention Strategies

This course is designed to give you a better understanding of school violence and enhance your intervention strategies. It provides an overview of violence and the motivational purposes behind aggression. The correlation and impact of the media, community, and family upon violence is investigated. You will learn identification and intervention approaches to working with out-of-control behaviors. In addition, you will receive information about the national resources available for both parents and teachers. Upon successful completion of this course, you will have a better understanding of violence and the motivations behind the use of violence, as well as specific strategies for minimizing the occurrence of violence in a school and community. Ideal for elementary, middle, and high school instructors.

  • Dates: Self-paced; students may register now through November 21, 2014; coursework must be completed by December 18, 2014.
  • Place: N/A
  • Class No: TBD
  • Units: Two
  • Course: COUN 180T
  • Grading Option:Letter Grade
  • Fee: $330
  • Instructor: Michael Sedler, D.Min.