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 course students will be introduced to the different types of traumatic experiences ranging from private terrors to public traumas, creating an understanding that the impact of trauma is experienced both collectively and individually, historically and racially. Additionally, the role of affect regulation as a key component to understanding our thinking and our body based responses to our biases and perceptions in the treatment of trauma. Students will gain an in-depth understanding of neuroscience and how experiences shape the developing, embodied 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 and Traumatic Experience.