An Introduction to Trauma-Informed Practice

Course Code: ADMH 5012

Academic Year: 2019-2020

In this course, students explore trauma-informed practices at the individual, organizational and systemic levels. Students develop an understanding of the diverse needs of trauma survivors and how women, men, children and youth experience trauma differently. The effect of trauma on the brain is studied, and the way service may be adapted is discussed. Content includes an overview of services, including those for parenting, child welfare and supports for children, for people with trauma, substance use and mental health.