NYU Steinhardt

Trauma: Theoretical and Clinical Perspectives

  • Course Number: APSY-GE 2500
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Study of the human response to trauma with emphasis on the biologic, psychodynamics & social consequences. Child sexual abuse, terrorism, rape, war & disasters are some examples of the traumas considered. Consideration of theories, dilemmas, & clinical perspectives. Specific attention to legal issue, reporting, identification, assessment, techniques for interviewing & evidence gathering, non-traumatic & traumatic memory, issues & techniques in treatment, & prevention.
  • Old Course Number: E63.2500