This week’s required readings discuss the residual effects of abuse at the hands of an intimate partner. Intimate partner violence remains an important phenomenon in American culture. Depending on the characteristics of the victim, multiple barriers could exist which make it challenging to address instances of intimate partner violence.
Address the following in your initial post:
- Analyze the rise of our understanding of intimate partner violence?
- What are some common risk factors associated with intimate partner violence?
- How do age, gender, and financial resources impact an individual’s ability to address intimate partner violence?
- Critique the criminal justice system’s responses and explain the effectiveness of the criminal justice system’s response to intimate partner violence.
Your initial post must contain approximately 400 words and reference at least two scholarly sources in proper APA format.