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2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog 
2019-2020 Springfield College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COUN 623 - Trauma and Crisis Counseling

This course is designed to introduce students to basic crisis intervention strategies. The course addresses fundamental crisis intervention theory and offers practical applications in various crisis situations. Students will explore various assessments, interventions and crisis treatment issues. Students will gain an understanding of disaster psychology, natural disasters, terrorism, school violence, and suicidality from multicultural perspectives.Special emphasis will be placed on the impact of trauma on the individual, family and community. Students will learn and practice applying specific interventions in crisis scenarios.

Prerequisites & Notes

Credits: 3