|TYPE OF COURSE UNIT||Elective Course
|LEVEL OF COURSE UNIT||Bachelor's Degree
|YEAR OF STUDY||-
|NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED||6
|NAME OF LECTURER(S)||-
|LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
||At the end of this course, the students;
1) Acquire knowledge on symptoms and etiology of trauma.
2) Learn what the individual and wide scale traumas are.
3) Acquire knowledge of different theories in the trauma literature.
4) Learn the post-traumatic disorders.
5) Learn approaches of intervening to post-traumatic disorders.
|MODE OF DELIVERY||Face to face
|PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSE||No
|RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENT||None
|COURSE DEFINITION||In this course students acquire the knowledge of psychological trauma, traumatic experiences and how individuals may be affected by traumatic experiences. Another important purpose of the course is to teach theories of psychological trauma. The topics that will be covered through the course as follows: Theories of psychological trauma, prevalence of traumatic stress, biological bases of traumatic stress reactions, psychological risk factors, Acute Stress Disorder Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, post-traumatic growth, natural disasters and trauma, human-made trauma.
|1st Week ||Getting Started, What is Trauma?|
|2nd Week ||Concepts and Definitions|
|3rd Week ||Classifications of Stressful Events|
|4th Week ||Leading Trauma Theories |
|5th Week ||Effects of Stress on Individuals|
|6th Week ||Effects of Stress on Couples and Families|
|7th Week ||Effects of Stress on Communities|
|8th Week ||Mid-Term Exam|
|9th Week ||Developmental Perspectives|
|10th Week ||Cultural Aspects|
|11th Week ||Individual Interventions|
|12th Week ||Interventions with Couples and Families|
|13th Week ||Community Interventions|
|14th Week ||General Evaluation and Closing|
|RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING||Berger, R. (2015). Stress, trauma and posttraumatic growth: Social context, environment and identities. NY: Routledge.
|PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS||Lecture,Practice,Questions/Answers,Project,Other
|ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA|
|Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)||50|
|Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)||50|
|Preparation for Quiz|
|Individual or group work||14||5||70|
|Preparation for Final exam||1||35||35|
|Preparation for Midterm exam||1||30||30|
|Laboratory (including preparation)|
|Total Workload / 30||5,96|
|ECTS Credits of the Course||6|
|LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION||English