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PSY5436 Crisis and Trauma

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This course will teach MFT students about crisis theory and management, and disaster and trauma interventions.  Students will learn current strategies for woking with individuals, couples and families impacted by personal, familial, intergenerational, community, and crisis and trauma events.  Brief 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.

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