Societal Violence

Instructions:

  1. Respond to one (1) of the following discussion prompts:
    1. Research or locate information or data on local, regional, and state violence statistics. Provide suggestions for data sources, such as Internet, health department publications, local law enforcement data, and web sites that document a specified population or community’s features.
    2. Collect newspaper reports of societal violence and determine the extent of the focus on different types of violence in the news media. Summarize your findings.
    3. Interview various health professionals who may come into contact with victims either of domestic violence, child abuse, and/or elder abuse and inquire about screening protocols, referral processes, and availability of safe environment for victims and treatment facilities for violent persons. Report the results of the interview.
  2. Your response should be 50 – 100 words.
  3. Please respond to at least one (1) of your classmates.
  4. To begin the discussion, click on the “Click to Launch” link above, and then click “Create Thread“.

You will be graded as follows:

Complete answer(s) to prompt(s) using standard English grammar and spelling; length of post complies with directions; and references are cited as per directions 80%
Response to one classmate using standard English grammar and spelling; references are cited per directions. Your comment(s) must be substantial. Do not just stay “I agree” or “Good point”. 10%
Response to one more classmate using standard English grammar and spelling; references are cited per directions. Your comment(s) must be substantial. Do not just stay “I agree” or “Good point”. 10%
Total 100%
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