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Graduate Course Details
Number SWK 865
Title Psychological Trauma: Assessment and Intervention in Social Work Practice
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites SWK705 or SWK797 or permission of MSW Program Coordinator

Description

This elective will focus on the assessment, intervention and prevention of maladaptive responses of children, adolescents and adults who have been exposed to acute or chronic traumatic events and/or environmental situations. From the perspective of individual, family and community practice methods, emphasizing resiliency and empowerment, the course will introduce theoretical and practice issues to be considered in effective social work practice with this population.