Learn about the consequences of gun violence in America and which interventions are most effective to reduce gun violence in homes, schools and communities
Johns Hopkins University is offering a free massive open online course on reducing gun violence in America.
In this course you will learn how to assess the scope and impact of gun violence in a variety of contexts. You will explore how law and policy is addressing the issue at local, state and federal levels and how state standards for civilian gun carrying affect crime and violence.
You will learn how about the current strategies for reducing police-involved shootings and discover evidence-based programs to tackle gun violence.
The course is taught by a set of renowned experts in gun violence. Among them Daniel W. Webster and Cassandra Crifasi, Director and Deputy Director at the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research.
The self-paced course, which takes approximately 13 hours to complete, is taught entirely in English. You can choose to take the course free of cost or opt-in for a paid verified certificate. You can register yourself to the course anytime, start instantly and learn at your own schedule.