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Trauma Counseling II Available Online

 

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.

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.

Note: To enroll for graduate credit (Counseling, Educational Psychology, Nursing or Occupational Therapy) contact: Pa Vang at 414-227-3277 or email pa@uwm.edu. Off campus graduate resident tuition is approximately $1869.

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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 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

Recommended Textbook:

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

For Credit:
To enroll for graduate credit (Nursing, Counseling, or Occupational Therapy) contact: Pa Vang at 414-227-3277 or email at pa@uwm.edu

Off campus graduate resident tuition is approximately $1869.

After registration, participants will be contacted via email the week prior to the program start date with access information to D2L. The program is composed of modules that are completed in a weekly time frame. Barring system maintenance, D2L is always accessible

  Sessions  
Dates and locations to be announced.
Fee: $1375
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Trauma Counseling II
 
Email us with your interest, contact:
Andrea Zweifel, Program Associate, zandrea@uwm.edu, 414-227-3174
 

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