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CJS 446. Child Abuse and the Criminal Justice System

Credits: 3
Department: Criminal Justice
Description: A survey of the response to physical and sexual child abuse by the criminal justice system, including the law, law enforcement prosecution, courts and corrections.
Prerequisites: CJS 111 and CJS 411 or CJS 433 or instructor permission
Semester Offered: Odd Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Describe and analyze the issues and trends within the Criminal Justice and Social Welfare Systems regarding child abuse.
2. Describe and analyze the Minnesota State Statues regarding child physical and sexual abuse and child maltreatment.
3. Describe and analyze the assessment, investigation, and intervention processes of sexually exploited children within the criminal justice system.

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