This unit has a focus on practical learning that can be applied in workplace, community and placement settings. In addition to presentations and discussion regarding the application of knowledge and skills, a range of prevention, assessment and intervention skills will be introduced.
Students will be able to demonstrate awareness of the political, social, family and personal contexts in which violence and sexual assault occur, understanding of the impact of family violence and sexual assault, key underpinnings of trauma-focused counselling for survivors and strategies for prevention and skills for responding to violence in the community.
|1.||Critically review the processes involved in prevention, identification, assessment, and intervention in cases involving trauma;|
|2.||Investigate social and cultural attitudes towards stigmatised traumatic experiences, such as family violence and sexual abuse/assault; and|
|3.||Appraise theories and frameworks relevant to trauma-informed counselling practice.|
|Annotated Bibliography||Individual review of 5 articles relating to trauma informed practice (1000 words)||30%|
|Report||Individual written report on trauma service providers (1500 words)||30%|
|Case Study||Individual submission||40%|
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