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Intimate partner violence
Study: Social Work - 1. semester
Code: 139596
ECTS: 5.0
Course coordinators: prof. dr. sc. Marina Ajduković
Lecturers: dr. sc. Nika Sušac - Lectures
Exam dates:
  • 29. 08. 2022.
  • 12. 09. 2022.
Exam registration: Studomat
Basic data
Intimate partner violence Social Work - 1. semester
5.0 139596
Lecturer in charge Consultations Location
prof. dr. sc. Marina Ajduković Nazorova 51, room Nazorova 51, soba 23/I
Lecturer Consultations Location
dr. sc. Nika Sušac (Lectures) Nazorova 51, room 11a
Johnson, M.P.; A Typology of Domestic Violence: Intimate Terrorism, Violent Resistance, and Situational Couple Violence; Northeastern University Press (2008)
National legislation of different countries;
The course focuses on violence in close relationships, with special emphasis on partner violence between adults and in adolescence.

Topics covered within the course are:
- Definition and manifestations of partner violence and domestic violence
- Domestic violence against women and gender and feminist perspective
- Results of contemporary studies
- Intergenerational transmission of violence
- Dynamics of violence in partner relationships
- Health, social and psychological consequences of exposure to violence
- Psychological profile of perpetrators of violence
- The role of CSW in working with victims of domestic violence
- The role of civil society organizations in working with victims and perpetrators of violence
- Laws in the field of partner and domestic violence
- International perspective in the field of legislation and work with victims and perpetrators
- Psychosocial treatment of perpetrators of domestic violence
- Attitudes and beliefs of professionals
- Preventive action with youth
Exam dates
29. 08. 2022.
12. 09. 2022.