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CJS 137 - Clinical Forensics

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
Introduces students and professionals to the principles and practices of clinical forensics. Examines the history of violence, the causes and consequences of violence. Discusses methods utilized to identify victims of violent behavior and patterns of injuries consistent with intentional injurious acts. Provides a multidisciplinary approach to the management of those persons who have been injured due to violence. Examines forensic science techniques associated with child abuse, partner abuse, elder abuse and sexual violence. Explores clinical forensic concerns and methods used during crime scene investigations. Includes violence prevention techniques.

Note: Typically offered at MC and OL; fall and spring terms.