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Teresa A Evans-Campbell
SOC W 566
Seattle Campus

Health and Mental Health Methods

Focus on a variety of specialized social work practice roles in such health and mental health fields as addiction and grief and loss. Emphasis is given to advanced skills and knowledge for specialized expertise. Offered: WSp.

Class Description

Historical Trauma and Healing

This course is designed to provide students with a context for practice with communities experiencing historical trauma. We will learn about historical trauma, its impact on communities as well as community responses to it. We will also discuss the importance of cultural buffers and culturally relevant models of healing around multigenerational, collective trauma. A number of practice approaches found useful with communities experiencing historical trauma will be presented and discussed. Class format will include presentations, small groups discussion, films, and case-based exercises.

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Class Assignments and Grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Roberta A Aldrich
Date: 11/05/2003