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Ch 28: Intentional Violence and Injury

About This Chapter

Watch online health video lessons to learn about intentional injuries and the strategies used to prevent them. Complete your study of these topics with self-assessment quizzes.

Intentional Violence and Injury - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

During the course of this short health chapter, experienced and professional instructors provide you with an overview of violence in America. They'll also introduce you to some of the measures used to prevent the occurrence of intentional injuries, ranging from domestic violence and homicide to sexual victimization.

Lessons covering these topics and more are presented in the form of short, informative videos lasting less than ten minutes each. There are also written transcripts you can use independently or as an accompaniment to your viewing, and the corresponding self-assessment quizzes are useful for committing important concepts to memory. Each of these resources can prepare you to do the following:

  • List factors responsible for violence in American society
  • Describe the differences between intentional injuries and unintentional injuries
  • Outline strategies designed to prevent intentional injuries

Video Objectives
Violence in America: Societal & Personal Factors Discuss societal and personal factors that contribute to violence in American society.
Unintentional Injuries vs. Intentional Injuries: Definitions & Differences Find out what an intentional injury is. Learn to distinguish intentional injuries from unintentional ones.
Strategies to Prevent Intentional Injuries Describe strategies used to prevent intentional injuries. Discover which tactics can reduce the risk of their occurrence.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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