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Simulating the Crisis hotline to teach about Domestic Violence
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Keys, Jennifer. 2010. “Simulating the Crisis Hotline to Teach about Domestic Violence”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


In this small group exercise, students are asked to imagine that they are answering a crisis hotline. Students assess each vignette by identifying the types of abuse taking place and the level of danger. They evaluate the resources available and discuss possible solutions for each caller. Then, the entire class reconvenes to decide which...

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College 200

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