An Introduction to Trauma - Informed Practice

Code: OLRN8510

Course description

In this course students explore trauma-informed practice at the individual, organizational and systemic levels. Students develop an understanding of the diverse needs of trauma survivors and how women, men, children and youth experience trauma differently. The effect of trauma on the brain is studied and the way service may be adapted is discussed. Content includes an overview of services for people with trauma, substance use and mental health including parenting, child welfare and supports for children.

Course details

Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Not all courses are offered each term. Spring 2019 registration opens February 4, 2019. Fall 2019 registration opens July 8, 2019.