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The faculty within the Research Consortium on Gender-based Violence are committed to mutual knowledge sharing both within and beyond the university. Below are some examples of courses taught within MSU, and workshops offered within the community.

University Courses

Within Michigan State University, a number of courses are taught at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  For Summer 2017, our affiliated faculty and graduate students are teaching a number of great courses.  Once the course catalog is available, each section number will be linked to the appropriate course offering in the Schedule Builder system.  Please see the course listings below:

Summer Session A
PSY 316: Children’s Exposure to Domestic Violence: Promoting Resiliency – Section 1 taught by Dr. NiCole Buchanan
PSY 316: Children’s Exposure to Domestic Violence: Promoting Resiliency – Section 2 taught by Heather Bomsta
PSY 317: Sexual Assault: Context, Interventions and Prevention – Section 1 taught by Erica Nordquist
PSY 317: Sexual Assault: Context, Interventions and Prevention – Section 2 taught by Lauren Vollinger

Summer Session B
PSY 316: Children’s Exposure to Domestic Violence: Promoting Resiliency – Section 1 taught by Cortney Vandegrift
PSY 316: Children’s Exposure to Domestic Violence: Promoting Resiliency – Section 2 taught by Kristen Prock
PSY 317: Sexual Assault: Context, Interventions and Prevention – Section 1 taught by Sudha Sankar

Community Workshops and Trainings

Within the community, faculty offer numerous workshops and trainings. A sample of these are below:

  • Dr. Sheryl Kubiak is a highly sought trainer on providing trauma-informed
  • and accessible services to women who have been involved in the criminal legal system.
  • Dr. Rubén Parra-Cardona teaches immigrant, Latino education-3
  • parents how to raise well-adjusted, happy children, and has also facilitated Batterer Intervention Programs for immigrant Latinos.
  • Dr. Cris Sullivan provides workshops around the country to help advocacy programs evaluate the effectiveness of their work. She also conducts trainings on providing survivor-centered, empowering advocacy.
  • Dr. Rebecca Campbell conducts trainings on the neurobiology of sexual assault. In the training, law enforcement personnel learn about the neurobiology of trauma and its application to victims of sexual assault. http://nij.gov/multimedia/presenter/presenter-campbell/
  • Dr. Adrienne Adams and Nkiru NNawulezi, M.A offer a workshop to engage service providers in the process of interpreting and using their evaluation findings for program improvement. They also train evaluators to use this workshop-based method with their own evaluation clients.

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