PROFESSOR MARY BECK

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Courses

332L Family Violence and the Law (2 credit hours)

Interdisciplinary presentations examine both the state of family violence in America and the cross disciplinary issues in effective intervention. The seminar is open to 2d or 3rd year law students and other professional graduate students with permission of the faculty.


342L Family Violence Clinic (3 credit hours)

Rule 13 certified law students represent needy abused women and children in 14 rural Missouri counties under the supervision of Professor Beck. Students obtain the full range of remedies available under Orders of Protection in adult abuse courts, and students represent abused and neglected children in protective custody cases in juvenile courts. Professor Beck holds weekly case conference meetings attended by all clinic students and visited by other professional graduate students from campus.

Law students enrolled in Family Violence Clinic must complete the Family Violence and the Law Seminar before or during their clinical experience.


553L Client Interviewing and Counseling (2 credit hours)

Basic interviewing techniques; psychological factors affecting the interviewing process; facilitating and structuring the interview; clarification of statements and ascertaining legal issues; dealing with client resistance and hostility; the nature and conduct of counseling process.  Graded S/U.


580L Advocacy, Family Violence and Public Policy (2 credit hours)

Interdisciplinary presentations examine both the state of family violence in America and the cross disciplinary issues in effective intervention. The seminar is open to 2nd or 3rd year law students and other professional graduate students with permission of the faculty.

 

email: beckm@missouri.edu

homepage: http://www.law.missouri.edu/beck