PSYCHOLOGY OF TRAUMA

PSY* 270

This course is designed to introduce students to the psychology of trauma.
The course will explore psychological trauma from a variety of viewpoints.
Presentations will be based on theories and applications emanating from the
growing field of traumatic stress with an emphasis on interpersonal trauma
at the individual, familial, and communal levels. Students will learn about
responses to a variety of trauma including childhood trauma, adult sexual
assault, domestic violence, natural- and human-caused disasters.