Academic Catalog 2019–2020

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IGS744D GBV Prevention and Response: A Case Management Perspective

[3–0, 3 cr.]

This course introduces students to concepts related to working holistically with survivors of gender-based violence. It teaches students how to assess the situation of survivors of all forms of GBV, viewing case management as both a process and an outcome that enables survivors to access a full range of support options. Students gain concrete practical skills in providing case management services to survivors in compliance with ethical and safety guidelines, and learn to promote a survivor-centered approach to case management as well as the basic skills required to work safely and ethically with survivors. Students also acquire survivor-centered communication skills, learn more about service mapping and setting up a case management program, as well as safe and ethical information management.