Examines the links between trauma and substance abuse, childhood trauma and mental illness and the genetic and trans-generational transmission of trauma. Explores the ways that trauma interacts synergistically with other afflictions contributing to the burden of disease. Trauma recovery and case studies in individual and group resilience are explored.
Topic 1: Contagion Trauma
Topic 2: Social Traumatisation
Topic 3: Gentle Genocide
Topic 4: Resistance and Resilience
Topic 5: Case Studies and Resilience
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||identify and evaluate trauma responses using a range of approaches from theory and practice||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||analyse factors in the continuation of trauma at social and individual levels||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice|
|3||synthesise and propose models and modes for resilience building and trauma recovery.||Intellectual rigour||Lifelong learning|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
|Structured online learning 3 hours/week (12 weeks)|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2017 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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