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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HSV 320 Victim/Survivor Advocacy and Services I


Victim/Survivor Advocacy and Services I is part of a two course, integrative learning experience where the student will be provided opportunities for integrating theory and practice through demonstration in the context of victim’s services.  Students will apply what they learned in Victim/Survivor Advocacy and developmental and social theory to better understand the nature of human trafficking, gender-based, intimate partner and sexual violence on individuals, families and communities.  Students will explore community-based services for survivors, trauma informed supports and the challenges survivors and service organization experience in seeking and providing assistance.  This has direct use in fields such as human services, nursing, criminal justice and health care.  Though course will be taught in collaboration with ACCESS York & the Victim Assistance Center programs of the YWCA York and classes will be held both on and off campus.  Successful completion of this course and an included examination will result in a Victim’s Advocacy certificate. Prerequisite: HSV 100 , 60 or more credits and permission of instructor

4 credit hours