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SOCWK 5460 Trauma Conscious Social Work Administration

3 hours


In this advanced practice course students will develop skill-based knowledge in the practice of supervision and program administration with individuals, groups, organizations and communities who have experienced trauma. This will include content focused on conflict and personnel management within the context of ethical, trauma conscious social work practice with diverse populations. Students will acquire the skills that will enable them to effectively build trust and rapport, demonstrating emotional intelligence, self-regulation, respect for autonomy, and empowerment through their roles as supervisors and administrators in settings where individual, organization, and systemic trauma have been experienced. Specifically, students will practice trauma conscious engagement, assessment, intervention, and termination through the role of the supervisor and within the organizational setting.

Prerequisite(s): SOCWK 5450 Leadership in Social Work.