The Knowledge of Social Work Students about Domestic Violence

Lukman@Zawawi, Mohamad and Normala, Riza and Azlini, Chik (2018) The Knowledge of Social Work Students about Domestic Violence. International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science, 2 (12). pp. 472-475. ISSN 2454-6186

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Domestic violence can be defined as an abuse of power by spouse especially husband which is attempting to control or dominate his partner. The main purpose of this study is to identify the knowledge of social work students on domestic violence.A total of 300 students from 19 to 26 years old were selected as respondents. This study used descriptive analysis by reporting the results of the study in terms of frequency and percentage to determine the level of knowledge of social work students on domestic violence. The research instrument used was a questionnaire.The results showed that out of 300 undergraduates surveyed, the majority of social work students have knowledge of domestic violence by recording a high percentage of each question, which is 50% and above. From this studies, it was found that the student gained the knowledge regarding the domestic violence through mass media and attended the seminar organized by the local community. Therefore, these studieshave demonstrated that the students gained the knowledge of domestic violence as well as information is needed to ensure social work students can work professionally with the victims that are facing domestic violence.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Knowledge, Domestic Violence, Social Work, Online Survey, Studen
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Divisions: Faculty of Applied Social Sciences
Depositing User: Rafidah M.Saaid
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2022 07:22
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2022 07:22

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