Trauma: Theory and Treatment

COU TR602 - Trauma: Theory and Treatment

Credits: 3

This course addresses theories, research studies, and assessment techniques relating to various types of trauma such as childhood abuse, domestic violence, combat experience, and exposure to life-threatening incidents. Crisis intervention techniques and other treatment modalities concerning the treatment of trauma-related difficulties, acute stress, and posttraumatic stress disorder are discussed. Self-care strategies for therapists are addressed and modeled throughout the course. Open only to students in the master’s program in Counseling Psychology or Forensic and Counseling Psychology. Pre-requisites: CX510 and PY522.