Jul 14, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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College of Education

Credit(s): 3

Students will develop a general understanding of various concepts associated with trauma and crisis. Attention is given to increasing student awareness about the effects of trauma and crisis on individuals, families, groups, and communities, and the process of recovery. Students will become familiar with the impact and nature of a wide variety of traumas, including childhood abuse, violent crimes in adulthood, domestic violence, accidents, traumatic deaths, natural disasters, and war and genocide. Students will participate in group discussions about the psychological disorders, interpersonal difficulties, and neurophysiological alterations associated with trauma. Lastly, students will develop knowledge about professional careers affiliated with assisting survivors of trauma and crisis, and health crisis (e.g., COVID-19) through their recovery.

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