PSY422 Trauma Psychology

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
PSY422 Trauma Psychology 3 0 6 Tuesday 09:00-11:50
Prerequisite PSY103 It is a prerequisite to

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Lecturer Selvira Draganovic Office Hours / Room / Phone
Monday:
9:00-12:00
Wednesday:
9:00-11:00
B F2.3B - 033 957 319
E-mail sdraganovic@ius.edu.ba
Assistant Merve Guclu Assistant E-mail
Course Objectives The course aims to discuss the range of trauma and post traumatic reactions. These reactions, can affect cognitive, emotional, biological and interpersonal aspects of functioning usually caused by different traumatic events such interpersonal trauma, including child abuse, rape, domestic violence, homicide, witnessed violence and combat.
Textbook 1. Trauma and recovery, Herman L. (1997). 2. Trauma abbreviated, S. Bloom (1999).3.Trauma and transformation, Tadeschi and Calhoun (1995) 4. Abnormal child psycholgy, Mash and Wolfe, (2012).
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. identify and understand psychological trauma and different traumatic events
  2. identify basic forms of traumatic stressors and disorders
  3. identify, describe and differentiate stressors and traumatic stressors
  4. classify and identify principal DSM V diagnosis following exposure to traumatic stressors
  5. evaluate and discuss impact of child abuse, intimate relationship abuse and torture on mental and physical health
  6. evaluate impact of trauma on physical and mental health and best treatment methods for trauma
Teaching Methods Class discussions with examples. Active tutorial sessions involving workshops on course related, in class covered topics for engaged learning and continuous feedback on progress. Individual and team assignments and projects.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Course introduction
Week 2 Trauma, forgotten history, trauma DSM V 1: Herman chapter 1
Week 3 Trauma- definition Handouts
Week 4 Traumatic events - definition Handouts
Week 5 Nature versus man caused traumatic events- types and impact/effect-Individual-societal Handouts + Herman chaper 8
Week 6 ACEs and Theories of violence and abuse Handouts
Week 7 Child abuse (neglect) prevalence, causes MIDTERM EXAM 4: chapter 14
Week 8 Child abuse (neglect) prevalence, causes cont… 4: chapter 14
Week 9 Domestic abuse/ Intimate Partnership Violence Handouts
Week 10 Trauma related psychiatric disorders QUIZ 3: T &C
Week 11 Trauma and coping- Personality characteristics and successful coping & positive effects of trauma 3: T &C
Week 12 Trauma and recovery: recovery innitial stages 1: Herman chapter 8 ~
Week 13 Stages of trauma recovery cont.. 1: Herman chapter 8 ~
Week 14 Trauma final words
Week 15 Wrap up
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 30
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Quiz 1 20
In-term exam 1 30
Assignments-campaign no to Violence 1 20
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 15 45 In-term Exam Study 10 1 10
Assignments 5 2 10 Final Exam Study 20 2 40
Tutorials 1 15 15 Term Project/Presentation 8 2 16
Home Study 1 14 14 Home Study 1 14 14
        Total Workload Hours = 164
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 06/11/2020
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