Dec 08, 2022  
2022-23 Western Washington University Catalog 
    
2022-23 Western Washington University Catalog
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PSY 278 - Psychology of Trauma


This course is an introduction to the psychology of trauma. You will learn about trauma and its potential biopsychosocial impacts, the diagnosis and psychotherapeutic treatment of trauma-related conditions, and the importance of the sociocultural contexts in which trauma unfolds. Course assignments, discussions, readings, and media will spotlight psychology research and theory on interpersonal violence. Finally, as part of an evidence-based, trauma-informed teaching approach, self-care practice and self-reflection will be built collaboratively into the curriculum.

Credits: 5
Grade Mode: Letter
GUR Attributes: SSC



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