Trauma Methods & Practice


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MHI200 - Trauma Methods & Practice

This course provides students with the knowledge needed to develop effective interventions with clients who have experienced trauma. In this course, students examine the concepts of trauma in personal, practical and theoretical contexts. They investigate the difference between stress and trauma and are able to explain conditions leading to possible trauma. In addition, students will acquire a basic understanding of how trauma might affect brain development and how that may impact children and adolescent development. Throughout the course, the students will be learning and practicing strategies and activities in trauma informed practice from an anti-oppressive approach. Students will also critically reflect on managing secondary trauma, and coping with the demands of a profession that regularly deals with traumatized victims.

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