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Noel B. Busch-Armendariz


Core FacultyPh.D., University of South Carolina

Professor in the School of Social Work
Noel B. Busch-Armendariz

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Interests


Violence against women and their children; moral reasoning of women; immigrant, maternal, and child health and social policy; international social work education; adoption and child welfare issues

Biography


College: Social Work

Home Department: Social Work

Education: PhD, University of South Carolina

Research interests:Violence against women and their children; moral reasoning of women; immigrant, maternal, and child health and social policy; international social work education; and adoption and child welfare issues

Courses taught:
S W 392R 2-Children and Families

S W 393T 23-Leadership Strategies and Policy Practice

Awards/Honors: Distinguished Recent Contributions in Social Work Education Award, for work to improve curriculum on domestic violence and sexual assault at UT

Courses


WGS F393 • Contemp Iss Domestic Viol

88950 • Summer 2013
Meets F 1:30PM-8:30PM SSW 2.132
(also listed as S W F360K, S W F393U)

This course will survey theories regarding the causation of domestic violence, the history of the contemporary battered women’s movement, international, national, state, and local policy issues, prevention and intervention practice models, as well as administrative, community practice, and research issues in the field.

Specific topics to be addressed include: the bio-psycho-social needs of battered women, legal and criminal justice issues, types of domestic violence including physical, emotional, sexual, economic, and the use of children as weapons, batterers treatment program, school-based prevention programs targeting children and teens, and services to special populations including women of color, lesbians and gays, persons with disabilities, older women and women who are recent immigrants.

 As social workers and other human service workers may encounter families experiencing domestic violence in a variety of settings, this course provides an overview of contemporary issues in domestic violence, designed to empower future social work practitioners with the conceptual frameworks and knowledge base necessary for effective intervention.

WGS 393 • Contemp Iss Domestic Viol

47125 • Fall 2011
Meets F 5:30PM-8:30PM GAR 2.112
(also listed as S W 393U)

This course will survey theories regarding the causation of domestic violence, the history of the contemporary battered women’s movement, international, national, state, and local policy issues, prevention and intervention practice models, as well as administrative, community practice, and research issues in the field. As social workers and other human service workers may encounter families experiencing domestic violence in a variety of settings, this course provides an overview of contemporary issues in domestic violence, designed to empower future social work practitioners with the conceptual frameworks and knowledge base necessary for effective intervention.

WGS F393 • Contemp Iss Domestic Viol

88900 • Summer 2010
Meets F 5:30PM-8:30PM SSW 2.132

Varies by unique number.

WGS F393 • Contemp Iss Domestic Viol

88705 • Summer 2009
Meets F 5:30PM-8:30PM SSW 2.132

Varies by unique number.

WGS F393 • Contemp Iss Domestic Viol

90395 • Summer 2007
Meets F 5:30PM-8:30PM SSW 2.132

Varies by unique number.

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