Special Topics

A Special Topics course is an advanced examination of a topic from the field of counseling. Assignments may include readings, papers, oral presentations, warrior exams, and literature searches. Topics vary by semester and section. Prerequisites include CNSC723, CNSC738 and CNSC700 or permission of instructor.
Fall 2019 Supplemental Course Description:
Trauma Informed Care: Trauma-informed care and the differences between shock trauma, vicarious trauma/secondary trauma, cultural trauma, and developmental trauma. This course will include theory, experiential exercises, applied counseling skills, and ethics of counseling to heal trauma. The utilization of contemplative and social justice practices will be incorporated as a way to develop and maintain an open and non-dualistic perspective of trauma and health.
Course Number: CNSC890
Units: 0.5