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Fall 2 2009

Dr. J. Silverman, Dr. M. Decker
2.5 credits
Lectures, seminars. Two 2-hour sessions each week.

This course will present students with the state of knowledge in the field of intimate partner violence, Sexual assault and sex trafficking prevention (i.e., epidemiology of perpetration and victimization, prevention program models and legal frameworks, evaluations of prevention programs, approaches to research), and how individuals with academic public health training can work with practitioners and policy makers to improve prevention of violence against women in a range of practice areas. Students will be encouraged to integrate provided academic and programmatic knowledge in the pursuit of public health research and practice. Guest speakers will describe a range of prevention program models and policies, and provide insight into the need for and utility of related public health research.
Course Activities: Presentations/lectures by guest speakers and instructors, class discussions and student presentations.
Course Note: Ordinal grading option only.


Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

Fall 2 2008

Dr. J. Silverman, Dr. M. Decker
2.5 credits
Lectures, seminars. Two 2-hour sessions each week.

This course will present students with the state of knowledge in the field of intimate partner violence, Sexual assault and sex trafficking prevention (i.e., epidemiology of perpetration and victimization, prevention program models and legal frameworks, evaluations of prevention programs, approaches to research), and how individuals with academic public health training can work with practitioners and policy makers to improve prevention of violence against women in a range of practice areas. Students will be encouraged to integrate provided academic and programmatic knowledge in the pursuit of public health research and practice. Guest speakers will describe a range of prevention program models and policies, and provide insight into the need for and utility of related public health research.
Course Activities: Presentations/lectures by guest speakers and instructors, class discussions and student presentations.
Course Note: Ordinal grading option only.


Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

Fall 2 2007

Dr. J. Silverman
2.5 credits
Lectures, seminars. Two 1.5-hour sessions each week.

This course will present students with the state of knowledge in the field of intimate partner violence, Sexual assault and sex trafficking prevention (i.e., epidemiology of perpetration and victimization, prevention program models and legal frameworks, evaluations of prevention programs, approaches to research), and how individuals with academic public health training can work with practitioners and policy makers to improve prevention of violence against women in a range of practice areas. Students will be encouraged to integrate provided academic and programmatic knowledge in the pursuit of public health research and practice. Guest speakers will describe a range of prevention program models and policies, and provide insight into the need for and utility of related public health research.
Course Activities: Presentations/lectures by guest speakers and instructors, class discussions and student presentations.
Course Note: Ordinal grading option only.


Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

Fall 1 2007

Dr. J. Silverman
2.5 credits
Lectures, seminars. One 3-hour class each week.

This course will present students with the state of knowledge in the field of intimate partner violence, Sexual assault and sex trafficking prevention (i.e., epidemiology of perpetration and victimization, prevention program models and legal frameworks, evaluations of prevention programs, approaches to research), and how individuals with academic public health training can work with practitioners and policy makers to improve prevention of violence against women in a range of practice areas. Students will be encouraged to integrate provided academic and programmatic knowledge in the pursuit of public health research and practice. Guest speakers will describe a range of prevention program models and policies, and provide insight into the need for and utility of related public health research.
Course Activities: Presentations/lectures by guest speakers and instructors, class discussions and student presentations.
Course Note: Ordinal grading option only. (5.06)


Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

Fall 2006

Dr. J. Silverman
2.5 credits
Lectures, seminars. One 3-hour class each week.

This course will present students with the state of knowledge in the field of intimate partner violence (IPV) prevention (i.e., epidemiology of adolescent and adult perpetration and victimization, prevention program models and legal frameworks, evaluations of prevention programs, approaches to research), and how individuals with academic public health training can work with practitioners and policy makers to improve IPV prevention in a range of practice areas. Students will be encouraged to integrate provided academic and programmatic knowledge in the pursuit of public health research and practice related to IPV prevention. Guest speakers will describe a range of prevention program models and policies, and provide insight into the need for and utility of related public health research.
Course Activities: Presentations/lectures by guest speakers and instructors, class discussions and student presentations.
Course Note: Ordinal grading option only. (5.06)


Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

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