Crisis and Trauma

From natural disasters to the loss of a loved one, traumatic life events can have far-reaching effects on children and adolescents. In this specialization, you’ll learn how to help students cope with and recover from catastrophe. Study human behavior following a crisis, psychological disorders that can stem from trauma, and the fundamentals of emergency planning.

Completion Requirements

  • 85 total quarter credits
    • Core courses (66 cr.)
    • Specialization courses (10 cr.)
    • Field experience (9 cr.)
  • 2 Pre-practicum Labs (6 weeks online with 4 days face-to-face)
  • Group Lab (9 weeks online with 14 hours of live synchronous group) 

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment specialist at 855-646-5286.

Courses

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code COUN 6110 Course Foundations of Graduate Study in School Counseling Credits (1 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6111 Course Introduction to School Counseling Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6301 Course Counseling Theories for School Counselors Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6302 Course Counseling Techniques in the Schools Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6210 Course Ethics and Legal Issues in School Counseling Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CPLB 601L Course Pre-Practicum 1 Credits (0 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6311 Course Leadership, Advocacy, and Consultation in the Schools Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6214 Course Lifespan Development Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6312 Course Multicultural Counseling Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6317 Course Child and Adolescent Counseling Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6320 Course Group Counseling and Guidance in the Schools Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code GRPL 6100 Course Group Lab Credits (0 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6322 Course Crisis, Trauma, and Disaster Response Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6324 Course Assessment in Counseling and Education Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CPLB 602L Course Pre-Practicum 2 Credits (0 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6354 Course Academic and Career Counseling Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6328 Course Research and School Counseling Program Evaluation Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6401 Course School Counseling Practicum Credits (3 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6145 Course Crisis Management Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6500 Course School Counseling Internship I Credits (3 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6333 Course Vicarious Trauma and Compassion Fatigue Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code COUN 6501 Course School Counseling Internship II Credits (3 cr.)
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