In this short course, students will examine key aspects of criminal justice response to gendered violence and relevant changes in policing and courts. Students will identify a specific area for sustained investigation. Focused on this area, students will undertake a targeted review of the relevant criminological academic literature and complete an independent research exercise.
The Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre offers a series of family violence prevention education initiatives, including:
Our suite of new units and courses will suit professionals, graduate students or advanced undergraduate students, and aim to develop skills to help you respond critically to the current and future needs of your industry.
You will engage with the continuum of family violence prevention: primary prevention (preventing violence before it occurs), secondary prevention (early intervention to stop recurring violence), and tertiary intervention and response (to prevent long-term harm from violence).
We draw on the extensive expertise in family violence prevention of researchers across Monash from Arts (Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre), Medicine, Nursing and Health Science (Women's Mental Health Clinic, School of Primary and Allied Health Care, Department of Forensic Medicine) ; the Monash Accident Research Centre; and Law.