University Catalog

Print Page

GWS 406. Sexual Assault Advocacy Training

Credits: 3
Department: Gender and Women's Studies
Description: Advocacy skills for sexual assault survivors including: understanding the impact of sexual assault on survivors, the social and cultural context in which sexual assault occurs, and the roles the legal system, law enforcement, social services and medical services play with survivors.
Prerequisites: GWS 201 or HURL 201
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Explain the social construction of 'rape culture'.
2. Identify the impact sexual violence has on the victim and society as a whole.
3. Apply knowledge on specific ways to assist the victim/survivor of sexual violence.
4. Explain the roles of various professionals involved in the crime of sexual assault.
5. Analyze and evaluate the advocates' role in helping a victim/survivor of sexual violence.

The contents in this catalog and other university publications, policies, fees, bulletins or announcements are subject to change without notice and do not constitute an irrevocable contract between any student and St. Cloud State University.