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Trauma Counseling II

 

Receive an overview of diagnosis and assessment instruments and therapeutic techniques used to address trauma issues in counseling acute and chronic traumatized clients. Methods of intervening pre-, trans- and post-trauma will also be addressed.

Note: Graduate credit is available under Nursing, Educational Psychology (Counseling) or Occupational Therapy. If you would like to register for graduate credit, click here for the off-campus graduate application.

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Assessment and diagnostic strategies and instruments for traumatic sequelae for children and adults are presented. Methods of intervention covered include pre-, trans- and post-trauma event approaches focusing on individual, family, group and community.

Topics:
- Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
- Memory Therapies (VKD, TIR, TFT)
- Dual Diagnosis / Substance Use Treatment
- Play Therapy with Children
- Dissociative Disorders Treatment
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapies
- Sand Play and Imagery

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Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Understand methods of intervention including pre-, trans- and post-trauma event approaches focusing on individual, family, group and community
  • Delve into assessment and diagnostic strategies and instruments for traumatic sequelae for children and adults
  • Learn about various topics including EMDR, memory therapies, dual diagnosis, play therapy and more

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This program can be applied toward the:

Prerequisites
Trauma Counseling II may be taken before Trauma Counseling I if the participant is either well read in at least one population of trauma survivors (e.g. Domestic or child abuse) or is an experienced practitioner with a trauma population such as combat veterans, sexual assault and domestic violence survivors, or abused children.
Notes
Required Textbooks:

1. "Principles of Trauma Therapy" ISBN: 9780761929215

2. "Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies for Trauma" ISBN: 1593852479

3. "Helping Abused and Traumatized Children" ISBN: 9781593853341

Recommended Textbook:

1. "EMDR Within a Phase Model of Trauma-Informed Treatment" ISBN: 9780789032164

For Credit:
Off-campus graduate tuition is approx. $1869. For graduate credit enrollment, please contact Kelsey Kaufmann at 414-229-4767 or kaufma23@uwm.edu.

For noncredit enrollment, please select one of the sessions below.

  Sessions  
8 Sat., Jan. 31, Feb. 7, Feb. 21, Mar. 7, Mar. 21, Apr. 4, Apr. 18, May 2, 2015
10am-3pm
Location: Enderis Hall (Click link for directions)
Instructor: Maureen White, PhD, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
$1375
CEUs: 4.2/CEHs: 42
Enrollment Limit: 25
Program No. 7420-7915
Note: The January 31, 2015 class will be on D2L.
Registration Deadline: Mon., Feb. 2, 2015
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For more information, contact:
Pa Vang, Program Director, pa@uwm.edu, 414-227-3277
 

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