This course introduces participants from the healthcare sector to gender based violence (GBV), including global epidemiology of GBV; health outcomes; seminal research; and clinical best practices for GBV prevention, support, and management. A core curriculum is supplemented by lectures that contextualize the content with specific examples and programs from around the world. The core curriculum introduces learners to a global perspective on gender based violence (GBV), and includes a review with Dr. Claudia Garcia-Moreno of the new WHO guidelines on responding to violence. Students who wish to receive Honors Recognition will complete the honors module, which expands on the core material and highlights special circumstances and programs.
Confronting Gender Based Violence: Global Lessons for Healthcare WorkersJohns Hopkins University
About this Course
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Introduction to GBV - Epidemiology and Health Impact
Health Care Response, Screening, and Psychosocial Support
Clinical Care for GBV Survivors
Additional Materials and Wrap-Up
- 5 stars81.81%
- 4 stars15.41%
- 3 stars2.37%
- 2 stars0.39%
TOP REVIEWS FROM CONFRONTING GENDER BASED VIOLENCE: GLOBAL LESSONS FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS
It's easy to understand and very practical. References are very relevant with what I have been working for. Thank you!
Excellent course, speaks not only to health professional looking to investigate introductory concepts related to GBV and VAW, but for policy professionals as well
The course was very interesting, especially having to learn about how other countries like India view the issue.
Excellent course, well done. Does it have a refresher course ? please recommend other free online courses on GBV /SGBV / VAC
Frequently Asked Questions
When will I have access to the lectures and assignments?
What will I get if I purchase the Certificate?
Is financial aid available?
How is the course formatted?
Is this course a good source of help for people who have been or currently are experiencing gender-based violence?
Are disturbing and uncomfortable topics covered in this course?
How long will this course run?
More questions? Visit the Learner Help Center.