May 28, 2024  
2022-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2024 Graduate Catalog
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CNS 605 - Introduction to Complex/Developmental Trauma: Research, Theory & Practice Credits: 3


This course serves as an introduction to research, theory and practice pertaining to complex/ developmental trauma (Complex/DT) resulting from childhood adverse experiences (ACEs). Topics to be covered include: contributing factors, neurobiology of attachment, impact on physical and behavioral health across the lifespan, symptom recognition and differential assessment, individual and systemic interventions, and professional resiliency. Special attention will be given to intergenerational, historical and race-based trauma as primary or contributing factors.

Prerequisite(s): Master’s degree or higher in counseling or related field.



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