Children and Family Violence

Unit Code: JSQ202

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Unit Description

This subject includes specialised knowledge of violence against pregnant women and the relationship between child maltreatment and domestic violence, including investigating the impact of trauma on child development.

The research evidence on abuse of pregnant women, the relationship between domestic violence and child maltreatment, and trauma is scattered across multiple fields of scholarship and practice. This unit synthesises research from multiple disciplines to inform students’ practice.

This unit aims to provide core knowledge based on the latest research about the relationship between child maltreatment and domestic violence to inform professional practice and further study.

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