This class includes the basic historical and
theoretical foundations of crisis intervention and
treatment of the effects of trauma. The main focus
of study is current theory and practice models as
well as the application of skills and techniques
utilized in crisis interventions. The effects of
crises, disasters, and other trauma-causing events
will be differentiated across the lifespan.
Principles of crisis intervention for people
during crises disasters and other trauma-causing
events will be examined utilizing a worldview
context. Counselor self-care practice will be
integrated into crisis and trauma work to bring
into awareness and ameliorate the effects of
crisis and trauma exposure.