Nov 14, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog
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GCP 7057 - Trauma Counseling: Awareness, Assessmenty And Treatment


This graduate level class provides a comprehensive exploration of trauma counseling including the history and current theories in the field, the nature of trauma (sexual abuse, combat, and natural disasters), how trauma affects individuals and systems, grief reactions and traumatic stress. The course explores the professional's response to trauma, vicarious traumatization, disenfranchised grief, crisis intervention, co-morbid disorders and general treatment issues. Evidence-based practices in trauma counseling will be addressed. A variety of theoretical frameworks are presented, including cognitive, neurobiological, clinical, and socio-cultural (including the main controversies surrounding the field of trauma). Students will develop culturally-informed skills for working with trauma.

3 Hours
3 Credits



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