Sep 20, 2019  
Crown College 2019-2020 Catalog 
    
Crown College 2019-2020 Catalog

COU 6220 - Trauma-Informed Counseling and Crisis Intervention


3 Credits
This course addresses the impact of crises, disasters, sexual assault and other trauma-causing events on individuals and communities, as well as, the treatment of trauma related disorders. Trauma is examined through the impact on the brain regions, impact on memory, variations of emotional regulation and somatic responses. Trauma informed counseling methods and skills will be addressed. The course will also introduce the student to emergency management systems and crisis intervention within clinical mental health agencies and in the community. Attention is also given to vicarious traumatization and caring for the caregiver.