Animal Forensics: Cruelty & Interpersonal Violence
This course will explore the relationship between human violence and animal maltreatment, its history, its presence in the legal system, society and the family.
The course will explore resources available and how veterinary professionals can work within their community to facilitate a more effective response to cruelty and violence.
Veterinary nurses/technicians with a special interest in the topic are welcome to enrol in this course. Please be aware that the course is designed for qualified veterinarians and you should consider this in light of your knowledge and experience before you register.
Please note: The estimated time to complete this course is 15–20 hours, therefore the course will be open for 8 weeks. This course is the third in the three-part animal forensics series. Part 1 and 2 will also be delivered in 2020.
"The course was very well structured. Quizzes were very useful for checking what we have learned."
Gergana Balieva, DVM, PhD, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Trakia University, Bulgaria
Enrol in all three Animal Forensics TimeOnline courses to save 20% on the CPD Bundle.
After successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
Develop fundamental knowledge of the relationship between animal abuse and interpersonal violence such as child abuse, elder abuse and domestic violence.
Identify behaviors indicative or predictive of animal abuse and how to respond when those behaviors are observed.
Describe how an abuser may use animal abuse as a means of control in a relationship.
Identify and explore local resources for human and nonhuman victims of domestic violence.
- Animal Cruelty and the Law
- Animal Abuse and Domestic Violence
- Zoophilia and Bestiality/Animal Sexual Abuse
- Child Abuse, Elder Abuse and Animal Abuse
- Animal Hoarding
- Family Violence and the Role of the Veterinary Professional
Flexible and affordable short online CPD
TimeOnline is a quality online education program delivered by veterinary experts, in short, manageable timeframes. You will be engaging with your tutor/s and other participants through an active discussion forum and other online resources including a set of concise core notes, video presentations, case studies, images, useful links, and interactive quizzes to test your knowledge and complete your CPD requirements. All participants receive an electronic certificate upon successful completion of the course.
Complete at your own pace over 4 weeks to earn 10-20 CPD points (depending on the course)
This program was reviewed and approved by the AAVSB RACE program for 20 hours of continuing education. Participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Please contact the AAVSB RACE program if you have any comments/concerns regarding this program’s validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession.
|Recent Grad / Part-time Member||$303|
|Non-member / eMember||$607|