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Trauma:Theoretical and Clinical Perspectives

Study of the human response to trauma with emphasis on the biologic, psychodynamic & 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.
Course #
APSY-GE 2500
Units
3
Term
Spring, January, Fall
Department