May 23, 2024  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDSS 6397 Trauma Counseling: Theories and Interventions

3 semester hours

This graduate level course is intended to provide graduate Counseling students with core foundational knowledge of and best practices relative to responding to traumas, catastrophes, and disasters. Specific foci will target theories and models for understanding intrapersonal, interpersonal, and community responses to natural and man-made disasters, war, and genocide. Violence in the community, in the workplace, and in schools will be addressed as will violence across the lifespan, within the context of multiculturalism, and within the context of national and international parameters. The trauma of loss and vulnerability will also be explored. Finally, ways of managing challenges, concerns, and issues relative to counselor self-care, first responders, and ethical practices will be discussed.

Prerequisites: EDSS 6362  and EDSS 6391 .