BACS 380 Trauma-Informed Care 3.0 Credits
This is an introduction to the psychophysiology of complex trauma in children and adolescents, and an overview of assessment and treatment modalities in both youth and adults. The course focuses on neurobiology and how trauma impairs brain development and the life domains of children, adolescents, and adults. It also covers various issues of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment. The stages of stabilization, reprocessing and reintegration, and the multiple models helpers utilize when working with survivors of trauma are explored. Course work will culminate with students reviewing and presenting case studies of assessment and treatment interventions for children and adolescents experiencing traumatic effects.
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit