Dec 06, 2022  
2017-2018 Evening, Weekend, Online Academic Catalog 
    
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CN 744 - Crisis and Trauma: Theory and Intervention

Semester Hours: 3
The purpose of this course is to address two distinct but related topics, crisis intervention and trauma counseling, within the field of counseling and human services. The class will explore the current theory, evaluation, and treatment related to both acute crisis intervention and counseling for past traumatic experiences. Topics specific to crisis intervention include identification of the nature and types of crises. Topics specific to trauma counseling include post-trauma consequences and the role of psychosocial factors and comorbid mental disorders in treatment. Students will develop practitioner skills associated with counseling clients in crisis and in treatment for past traumatic experiences.

Pre-requisites: CN 716 - Lifespan Development and Counseling: An Integration  and CN 724 - Counseling Methods and Ethics .



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