Course: SWRK 630. Family Crisis, Trauma and Grief (3)
Prerequisite: Second year standing; acceptance in the advanced year. This course examines the complexities of trauma(s) experienced by individuals, families and communities in urban settings. Students examine the impact that various forms of trauma have on the developmental trajectory of individuals, families and communities. Students develop an understanding of trauma-informed care and its application to larger systems, as well as issues of social justice. Issues of power and privilege and intersectionality are examined in relationship to cultural factors that support the process of recovery.