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    May 21, 2022  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOWK 533 - Trauma Treatment with Adults

3 Credit Hours
A concentration elective course. Emphasis is placed on understanding biopsychosocial influences on the incidence, course and treatment of PTSD and complex PTSD and the differential effect of these factors on diverse adult populations at risk. Will focus on the acquisition of diagnostic skills as they relate to comprehensive social work assessment of adults. Evidence‐based interventions to treat victims of trauma will be presented. Knowledge of psychopharmacology and the roles social workers play regarding medication with clients as part of an interdisciplinary treatment team will be covered. This three credit hour advanced elective course examines roles, assessments, and intervention strategies for social workers in treating PTSD and complex PTSD in a variety of service settings.
(RE) Prerequisite(s): 510, 512, 513, 519, 522, 537, 538, 539 and 543 or 544.
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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