CJ 368 - Violent Offenders: Assessment and Treatment
(3 cr.) The first part of the course will focus on the etiology and causal factors of different types of violent behavior, including sexual assault, family violence, hate crimes, and gang violence. The second part of the course will focus on assessment of violent offenders using contemporary instruments of measurement to determine risk to the community. The third part of the course will focus on treatment in different settings within the criminal justice system, including court-mandated specialized treatment, anger management and other psycho-educational responses, and correctional counseling. Prerequisite: SO 101 or CJ 101; As Needed, Fall

Spring 2017