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Violence in Schools

Violence in Schools: Identification, Prevention & Intervention Strategies

The College of Extended and Global Education is proud to partner with Virtual Education Software (VESi), a leading provider of accredited online courses for educators. These online professional development courses are written by top educators and provide relevant and interactive instruction on a wide variety of subjects.

Online courses work with your schedule, allowing you to participate when it’s most convenient for you. Each course instructor is available for professional questions by e-mail or a toll-free phone number. Courses are offered for either 3 or 4.5 semester units of continuing education-level credit. Most students can complete 3-unit courses in about 30 hours and 4.5-unit courses in about 45 hours. You may register for these courses at any time during the semester however you have 16 weeks to finish the course from the time of enrollment.

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Course Description

Units: 3 
Price: $450

EDUC 3320. This course is designed to help you understand school violence and increase intervention strategies. The course provides an overview of violence and the motivational purposes behind aggression. It investigates the correlation and impact of the media, community and family upon violence. You'll gain an understanding of identification and intervention approaches to working with out-of-control behaviors. In addition, the course covers information about the national resources available for both parents and teachers. Upon successful completion of this course, you will have a better understanding of violence and the motivations behind its use, as well as specific strategies to minimize the occurrence of violence in the school and community.

* Fees are subject to change