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2020-2021
SOCWK 5300 Nature Of Trauma & Traumatic Experience
3 hours

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In this advanced practice course students will be introduced to the different types of traumatic experiences from private terrors to public traumas. Students will understand that all trauma occurs within a social context. Additionally, the role of affect regulation as a key component in the treatment of trauma and practical interventions for both the practitioner and client in regulating affect will be discussed. Students will gain an in-depth understanding of brain function and the experiences that shape the developing brain.