The Trauma Counseling series is a multidisciplinary training program for those who work with trauma survivors of abuse, violence, war, accident, crime and disaster. The series consists of 84 clock hours of classroom instruction presented in two 42-hour courses. All instructors have been involved in diverse areas of trauma counseling with a variety of traumatized populations in acute to chronic situations. Courses may be taken for graduate credit or continuing education credit, which may also be used for licensing and certification requirements.
The program is open to clinicians and practitioners in the medical, mental and behavioral health services as well as social service, pastoral and bereavement counselors whose duties involve working with trauma survivors in acute and chronic situations, including substance use, eating disorder, physical illness, criminal justice, rehabilitation, recovery and pastoral settings.
Benefits and Learning Outcomes
- Analyze trauma’s impact on resilience and positive growth
- Explore the impact of traumatic experience on development, memory, learning, attachment, health and social skills
- Examine range of post traumatic sequelae and DSM 5