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COUN Courses:
COUN 6336 - 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 individuals, couples, families, and communities. Students examine theories and response models as they relate to sexual trauma, crisis in individuals and families, crisis in the community, and crisis in the nation and in the world. They explore and discuss topics related to counselor competencies, vicarious trauma and counter transference, specific diagnoses, and advocacy. Students also engage in assignments designed to provide practical application of crisis assessment. Through contemporary articles and case studies, they consider and discuss 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

  • COUN 6785 OR COUN 6753
  • CPLB 602L

MS in School Counseling

  • None

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 6785
  • COUN 6730
  • CPBL 602L
*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.