Teresa A Evans-Campbell
SOC W 566
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.
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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