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English
Subtitles: English, Greek, Arabic

Learner Career Outcomes

40%

started a new career after completing these courses

29%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

25%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level
Approx. 15 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English, Greek, Arabic

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Overview of Violence

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 44 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Trigger Warning39s
Overview of Violence, Part 16m
Overview of Violence, Part 26m
Global Perspectives & Statistics8m
Violence in a Structural & Cultural Context7m
Collecting data on violence6m
Coffee Chat with Pamela and Deb4m
4 readings
Getting Started10m
Resources10m
Readings and Resources10m
Family Violence Exercise10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 130m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Types of Violence

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 82 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
Gang Violence12m
Child Maltreatment10m
Youth Violence & Cyber-Bullying12m
Sexual Violence12m
Violence towards the elderly7m
Suicide12m
Coffee Chat with Deb and Pamela4m
1 reading
Readings and Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 224m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Biological, Social, & Psychological Contributors of Violence

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 97 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
Are We Born Bad? Biological and Psychological Determinants20m
Alcohol & Drug Use9m
Prof Abdullahi An-Na'im on Islam15m
Combatting Sacred Violence19m
Becoming Beloved Community15m
Coffee Chat with Pamela and Deb4m
1 reading
Readings and Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 322m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Consequences of Violence

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 89 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
Economic Costs of Violence, Part 214m
Economic Costs of Violence, Part 314m
Mental Health Consequences of IPV12m
Resilience & Protective Factors6m
Violence & The Criminal Justice System14m
Prof Pamela Scully: Sexualized Violence in Conflict6m
Coffee chat with Deb and Pamela5m
1 reading
Readings and Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Consequences of Violence20m

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