Studies in the area of crisis and trauma provide a foundational focus ranging from immediate crisis assessment, intervention, and management through more specific issues such as child abuse prevention and treatment and partner violence as well as investigating the impact of trauma for individuals and families. The concentration in crisis and trauma provides students with a solid foundation in theory and research pertaining to crisis, abuse and trauma.
Students are required to satisfy the requirements for the major. In addition, they are required to complete the following courses in crisis and trauma: PY 430, PY 440, SW 420, and PY 488. Prior to taking these courses, students need to complete the following pre-requisites: PY 285 Intro to Counseling OR SW 302 Social Work with Individuals.
Transfer students may substitute a transfer course for one of the above, but only with the approval. A minimum of nine credits in crisis and trauma must be taken at Carlow University.