HSER 304T

Elder Abuse Theory Seminar

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective January 8, 2007 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

Nationally and in Minnesota, the issue of domestic elder abuse has been invisible to most of society. However as the population ages, elder abuse continues to grow. This course will explore theories that were historically and are now currently attached to domestic elder abuse. Elder justice means assuring adequate public-private infrastructure and resources to understand, detect, intervene in, treat, prevent, and prosecute elder abuse.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Explore the current and historical theories regarding elder abuse.
  • Learn about the public-private infrastructure and resources to understand, detect, intervene in, treat, prevent, and prosecute elder abuse.