Violent Behavior In Institutions

Week 11: Question for Discussion

(Wk # 11: July 13 to July 19 – Main post under Assignment by Wed, July 15 at 11:59 PM EST).

Students are required to post a minimum of three times per week (1 main post answering the question 100% before Wednesday at 11:59 PM EST and 2 peer responses by Sunday at 11:59 PM EST).The three posts in each individual discussion must be on separate days (same day postings / replies will not be accepted).

Chapter 14 – Violent Behavior in Institutions

Question(s): Be prepared to discuss 2 questions

Statistics shows that 48% of no fatal injuries from occupational assaults in the United States occurred in health care and social services particularly mental health workers.

1. Mention at least 3 precipitating factors for violent behavior in institutions?

2. Discuss each of them (3 precipitating factors).

Grading Criteria:  The answer should be based on the knowledge obtained from reading the book, no just your opinion. If there are 2 questions in the discussion, you must answer both of them. Your grade will be an average of both questions. Student mentions 3 precipitating factors for violent behavior in institutions (45 points – 15 points each clue). Student discusses / explains each precipitating factor (55 points – 18.3 points each clue).

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