Working with trauma (On campus options available)
- Cost: £90
- Credits: 0
Trauma results when an event or incident overwhelms a person’s ability to cope or where it outweighs an individual’s personal resources: perhaps resulting in the experience of overwhelming emotion, fear of death and complete helplessness. Insight will be provided of working within the three-stage model of recovery from trauma, an empowerment model used in many support organizations.
The course aims to support students to:
- Introduce the theory behind the Herman Model of recovery from trauma.
- Explore the practical applications of their learning.
- Engage with experiential learning methods.
By the end of the course, you’ll be able to:
- Outline the impact of trauma including its psychological impact and behavioural manifestations
- Explain how trauma affects the physical body
- Describe some of the behaviours of the sex offender and outline some of the potential explanations for this behaviour
- Describe a range of coping strategies and the long-term impact of these approaches
- Outline and have some ability to apply the ‘empowerment model’
- Apply acquired knowledge to real-life and work situations in a professional and empathetic manner
Suggested follow on course
Introduction to counselling skills ADED11377
COSCA Counselling skills ADED1020E
Who is this course for?
Anyone interested in working with trauma and the three-stage model of recovery from trauma, an empowerment model used in many support organizations.
This is a non-credit class, so would not contribute to any qualifications.
Mode of study
Students can choose to study in an online live classroom or in-preson, depending on which class they enrol on.
Find out more
The University holds open days throughout the year where you can meet with staff to discuss our short course provision. Find out more about University of Glasgow open days
- Date: 27/06/2023 - 25/07/2023
Time: 19:00 - 21:00
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