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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Family and Partnership Violence (PSY-385)


Varies (self-study; self-paced). 

Various; distance learning format.

March 2021 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: investigate violence against women from around the world; differentiate the four major types of violence that occurs in families; scrutinize the primary areas of child maltreatment: neglect, physical and sexual; distinguish the forms of sexual offending against minors; assess the health and safety issues that affects the survivors of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV); recognize how violence occurring in the LBGTQIA relationship is unique to the population; identify the characteristics of Intimate Partner Violence; investigate the categories of homicide in relation to Intimate Partner Violence; and scrutinize the concepts and provisions of domestic violence orders of protection.


Family and Partnership Violence (PSY-385)  introduces students to the crimes of family violence, covering offenders and offenses, impact on victims, and responses of the criminal justice system. Students learn about adolescent and young adult victimization, as well as intimate partner violence, LGBTQIA population, and theoretical perspectives.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Psychology (5/21).