SOCWK 5320 Advanced Practice With Groups
This advanced practice course will build upon basic attending skills and group dynamics and theory. Students will be provided with advanced practice skills in facilitating therapeutic group interventions.
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.
In this advanced practice course, students will be introduced to cognitive behavioral theory, psychodynamic theory, and attachment theory. This will provide students with advanced practice skills to provide necessary engagement, assessment, and intervention techniques with individuals and families.
Pre or Corequisite(s): SOCWK 5300 Nature Of Trauma & Traumatic Experience.