Description: This course explores the theories, developmental principals, and treatment modalities related to human relationships, trauma, and interventions. Students are exposed to the prevalent theories and treatment for families and partners experiencing domestic violence and abuse, learn in-depth about the most current DSM-V diagnoses, distinguish between acute trauma and post-traumatic stress diagnoses, and best practice interventions. Students are challenged to perceive the trauma experience through a holistic lens, evaluating the societal norms and resources afforded individuals experiencing different types of crisis and trauma. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Fall 2019 Spring 2020
Prerequisite: Senior status and any course that satisfies NAU's Junior Level Writing Requirement