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    Jan 27, 2023  
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOWK 531 - Trauma Theory and Practice

3 Credit Hours
Will immerse students in knowledge and issues related to working ethically and effectively with child, adolescent, and adult victims of child maltreatment, interpersonal traumas, manmade/natural disasters, and other types of chronic stress and trauma. Embeds the student within a theoretical understanding of these traumas, their symptoms, and their evidence-based treatment. The primary mode for gaining such an understanding of these victims and how to work with them is through case examples supplemented with salient readings. Will pay particular attention to cultural status, including race/ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, disability status, and others in understanding and working with traumatized victims and survivors within a strengths perspective. The information presented in this course is applicable to both EBIP and Organizational Leadership students.
(RE) Prerequisite(s): 510, 512, 513, 519, 522, 537, 538 and 539.
Comment(s): Advanced Standing satisfies prerequisites.
Registration Restriction(s): Graduate students only. Minimum student level – graduate.
Registration Permission: Non-MSSW students may register with consent of instructor.



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