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APSY 7549 Psychology of Trauma: Cross-Cultural & Social Justice (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

The focus of this course is on the biopsychosocial aspects of traumatic stress. The course involves an exploration of psychological sequelae of various types of interpersonal violence, such as physical abuse, sexual assault, and political trauma across diverse populations. Assessment and clinical and community-based interventions concerning traumatic stress will be discussed with attention to cultural and linguistic diversity. The course includes a special emphasis on the examination of social justice and human rights in the context of interpersonal and collective violence.


Instructor(s): Usha Tummula-Narra

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13