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.
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
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 survivor (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 and 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
1. "EMDR Within a Phase Model of Trauma-Informed Treatment" ISBN: 9780789032164
For Credit: To enroll for graduate credit (Nursing or Occupational Therapy) contact: Pa Vang at 414-227-3277 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Off campus graduate resident tuition is approximately $1869.