SOWK6592: Trauma

Class Program
Credits 2
This course explores the impact of trauma through the lifespan. Polyvagal theory is introduced as essential to understanding the importance of the autonomic nervous system (ANS) and biologically based protective responses to threat. Trauma theory, assessment, and intervention are emphasized. The connection between the mind and body in regards to both the impact and healing of trauma are integrated into a comprehensive theory of practice.