Jan 18, 2022  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 207 - Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse


Credit(s): 2
This course focuses on the interplay between domestic violence and substance abuse and best-practice philosophies for working with domestic violence survivors and batterers in substance abuse treatment settings. Topics covered include the connection between substance abuse and domestic violence; crisis intervention and treatment planning for the survivor client; characteristics, profiles and treatment issues commonly faced when working with batterers; emotional and behavioral effects of violence on children; screening and assessment issues; and other legal/ethical considerations.



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