PSY 406 – Trauma and Resilience

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PSY 406 – Trauma and Resilience; Weekly hours: 2+1, ECTS: 5
The goal of this course is to introduce students with the theories related to the process of trauma and traumatization, the nature and types of trauma, and interventions to overcome capacity of the person to deal with it. The course includes the following topics: Introduction, traumatic stress, reaction to trauma in adults and in children, acute trauma, PTSD, sexual abuse and domestic violence, neurobiological cognitive approach to trauma reactions of grief, intergenerational transmission of trauma and resiliency, interventions in crisis, countertransference, addiction and comorbidity, treatment of trauma, resiliency.