Trauma: Theory, Assessment, & Intervention

Course Type: 
PSI
Code: 
9570
Level: 
Graduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

Introduction to the psychology of trauma, covering history of trauma theories, etiology, neurobiological impact of trauma across the life-span, types of trauma, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of trauma-responses in adults and children, particularly post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) within a cultural context. Management of countertransference reactions and recognition, prevention, and treatment of compassion fatigue and vicarious traumatization in the clinician will be emphasized.

Prerequisites: 

Professional level PSI 9971 Minimum Grade of M and Professional level PSI 8430 Minimum Grade of B and Professional level PSI 8440 Minimum Grade of B

Restrictions: 
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Professional.