Violence as a Public Health Issue
15 credit CPD at Masters Level
Apply now for September 2007
The Centre for Public Health at Liverpool John Moores University which has recently become a WHO collaborating Centre for Violence is offering a one day per week CPD on Violence as a Public Health Issue starting on Wednesday 12th September for five weeks.
Students will critically examine violence from international, national and local perspectives and be introduced to the epidemiological principles related to violence. They will undertake a critical examination of key aspects of violence including:
* child abuse
* elder abuse
* gender based violence
* youth violence
* collective violence
* alcohol and violence
* ethical and advocacy issues
This CPD is designed to develop the knowledge, skills and understanding required by people with responsibility for dealing with victims and / or perpetrators of violence. It will also be helpful to anyone working in the field of violence prevention, and those wishing to develop and implement advocacy for violence control policies at local and national levels.
Since this CPD is an option module on the PGDip / MSc Public Health programme, any student who passes the module will be able to receive credit transfer should they choose to go on to further study on any route of the PGDip / MSc Public Health programme.
Cost is £360.00
For further information see website http://www.ljmu.ac.uk/StudyLJMU/Courses/76415.htm
For an application form, contact:
The Programme Administrator,
Centre for Public Health
Tel; 0151 231 4398, email [log in to unmask]