Aug 19, 2018  
2018-2019 Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Catalog
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CJ 5009 - Crime and Violence Prevention and Intervention

3 Credits (Minimum) 3 Credits (Maximum)

The course will draw on criminological, social and behavioral science, and public health theories and methods, to examine prevention and intervention development, evaluation paradigms, and methods of process and outcome evaluations. Drawing on major theories and research pertinent to crime and violence, including characteristics of violence and relevant risk factors, reporting and treatment protocols, and current/potential intervention efforts and prevention initiatives, emphasis is on interdisciplinary contributions to violence prevention and control. Students will be exposed to randomized designs, such as community trials, and evaluation of non-randomized interventions, such as policies and legislation. Special attention is given to the implications of process evaluation in modifying criminal justice policy-making and decision-making. Prer., Graduate students only; to include non-degree grads. Meets with PAD 5009.



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