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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 Spring and Summer 2019, 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:

Spring Semester
PSY 280: Abnormal Psychology – Section 2 taught by Dr. NiCole Buchanan
PSY 371: Psychological Innovations and Research I: Adolescent Diversion – Section 1 taught by Dr. Cris Sullivan
PSY 372: Psychological Innovations and Research II: Adolescent Diversion – Section 1 taught by Dr. Cris Sullivan
PSY 490: Special Problems in Psychology – Section 601 taught by Dr. Cris Sullivan
PSY 490: Special Problems in Psychology – Section 607 taught by Dr. Adrienne Adams

SW 431: Research Methods in Social Work – Section 1 taught by Dr. Hyunkag Cho
SW 441: Social Work Practice with Tasks, Groups, Organizations and Communities – Section 730 taught by Dr. Hyunkag Cho
SW 822: Topics in Policy Practice and Advocacy: Child and Adolescent Poverty – Section 2 taught by Dr. Angie Kennedy 
SW 841: Generalist Social Work Practice II – Section 1 taught by Dr. Carrie Moylan

Summer Session A
PSY 316: Children’s Exposure to Domestic Violence: Promoting Resiliency – Section 730 online
PSY 317: Sexual Assault: Context, Interventions and Prevention – Section 730 online
PSY 318: Gender-Based Violence Across the Lifespan taught by Rachael Goodman-Williams

Summer Session B
PSY 316: Children’s Exposure to Domestic Violence: Promoting Resiliency – Section 731 online
PSY 317: Sexual Assault: Context, Interventions and Prevention – Section 731 online

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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