Learning Objectives

11.1 Explain how using a bioecological framework can help us better understand and prevent acts like elder abuse and animal cruelty.

11.2 Understand the dynamics of intimate partner violence, including both sides of the gender symmetry controversy regarding domestic violence.

11.3 List the different types of batterers and some variations in their family dynamics.

11.4 Evaluate how each of the different forms of child maltreatment might be prevented.