Crisis and Trauma Intervention   [Archived Catalog]
2019-2020 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

COUN 2562 - Crisis and Trauma Intervention

This course describes biological, emotional, and cognitive processes of traumatic stress and examines the nature of PTSD and other diagnoses associated with exposure to traumatic stressors. The course explores social, cultural, developmental, physiological, and psychological factors in relation to vulnerability, resiliency, and recovery. Cultural sensitivity and the importance of client advocacy and working with consumer groups in aiding recovery are emphasized. The course explores stages of assessment, intervention, and recovery in relation to early attachment, physiology, and resiliency. The course emphasizes interventions for crisis and trauma sequelae. 3 credit(s)