PYC 669: Counseling Approaches to Trauma Treatmt

Synonym:

52267 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Jeffrey Spiegler

Credits:

3

Seats:

24

Semester:

Spring 2008

Meeting Schedule:

Tuesdays 1/15 - 3/4 (9:00AM-11:29AM)
Tuesdays 3/18 - 4/29 (9:00AM-11:29AM)

Description:

Restricted to CP II students: others by written permission of the Program Director provided to the Registrar146s Office via FirstClass.

This course will provide a synthesis of approaches to the treatment of traumatic experience, including cognitive behavioral and psychophysical approaches. How traumatic experience affects neurobiology, cognitive process, interpersonal, and emotional functioning will be examined. Current theories of trauma etiology, acute and persistent effects of trauma, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic PTSD, as well as clinical theories of long-term recovery will be examined. The course format will include discussion, lecture material, and applied case conceptualization and clinical interventions.