2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) 
    
    Oct 23, 2021  
2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HLTH 6740 - Disaster, Crisis, and Trauma♦


(5 cr.) This course defines natural and human-made disasters such as war, violence, genocide, and terrorist activities, and reviews how they impact the psychology of individuals and groups. Topics include theories of trauma; actions and behaviors following a disaster; stress, coping, and adjustment difficulties; psychological disorders (e.g., post-traumatic stress disorder); and available resources to deal with the trauma. The course emphasizes the importance and development of culturally-appropriate service delivery programs and interventions for individuals affected and traumatized by disaster(s).
 
♦ Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an Enrollment Advisor [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information.



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