When Words Hurt: Investigating and Prosecuting Cases of Emotional Maltreatment

Course Description

Students will receive an overview of the literature concerning the emotional abuse of a child and will receive concrete suggestions for investigating these cases and for proving an allegation of emotional abuse in either a civil child protection or a criminal case.

Learning Objectives

1. Learn of various legal and clinical definitions of emotional abuse.

2. Receive concrete strategies for investigating and proving a case of emotional abuse in a civil or even criminal court of law.

3. Research on the short and long term impact of emotional abuse on children.

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