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COUN Courses:
COUN 6322 - Crisis, Trauma, and Disaster Response

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5 credits

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the personal and systemic impact of crises, disasters, and other trauma-causing events on children, adolescents, and families within schools and communities. Students examine theories and response models as they relate to sexual trauma, crisis in individuals and families, crisis in the community, crisis in the school, and crisis in the nation and in the world. They explore topics including crisis assessment, counselor competencies, vicarious trauma and countertransference, specific related diagnoses, and advocacy. Students consider cultural, legal, and ethical issues related to crisis, trauma, and disaster events and response.

Prerequisites for students entering  May 29, 2023 and later

MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Prerequisites

  • None 

MS in School Counseling

  • COUN 6214
  • SPLB 671L 

MS Dual Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling Prerequisites

  • COUN 6726
  • DDLB 611L

Prerequisites for students entering prior to May 29, 2023

  • COUN 6311
  • SPLB 671L
*Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an enrollment specialist [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information or visit School of Lifelong Learning for more information.