Trauma: Impact, Assessment, and Treatment   [Archived Catalog]

COU/PSY 6816 - Trauma: Impact, Assessment, and Treatment

Credits, 3 sem hrs
This course addresses the impact of crises, disasters, sexual assault and other trauma-causing events on individuals and communities, as well as the treatment of trauma related disorders.  The causes, symptoms and treatments of both trauma-related and typical relations to exceptional violence are examined in depth. The course addresses the affective, behavioral, cognitive and spiritual challenges faced by survivors.  Attention is also given to vicarious traumatization and self-care for the caregiver.