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PSY5436 Crisis and Trauma

Course Description

This course provides an overview of crisis theory and management, and disaster and trauma causing events and their interventions. Students will learn current strategies for working with individuals, couples, and families impacted by personal, familial, intergenerational, community, and crisis and trauma events. Brief, intermediate, and on-going interventions aimed at reducing traumatic impact, utilizing strengths and resilience, restoring previous levels of function, as well as interventions for addressing delayed, longer-term, or secondary effects of trauma will be presented.