COU TR603 - Trauma Treatment: Advanced Topics

(Credits: 3)

Trauma Treatment: Advanced Topics builds on Trauma, Theory and Treatment (TR602). The course examines the impact of violence across the world including the United States. Issues including the impact of war, terrorism, class and ethnic violence, violence against women will be addressed particularly from the health professional lens. We will explore the self-care strategies for professionals, the effect of trauma in the health and prevention arena, and how interventions can be successful in the community based setting. The course will also explore the how clinicians can prepare to respond to unexpected mass tragedy such as the Marathon Bombings, the 911 events. This course will rely heavily on experiential learning utilizing case discussion. Pre-requisite: TR602.