Credits: 3 credits
In this course, students will examine the effect of trauma and trauma-related issues on children, youth, families and communities. Consideration is given to trauma in attachment, child abuse and neglect, child and youth mental health and substance use. Students will examine the impact of trauma exposure to the developing brain, physiology, psyche and regulatory system. This course will provide students with an introduction to trauma informed practice in a variety of practice settings.
Prerequisites: CYCA 2000 OR CYCA 2001 AND HUMS 2220
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