Trauma and Resilience in a Developmental Context
The course will introduce students to concepts of trauma and resilience in a developmental context.
|Course dates||Semester 2|
|Academic co-ordinator||Emily Taylor|
This course will be an option course on the MSc in Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Psychological Practice. The course will introduce students to concepts of trauma and resilience in a developmental context. Past and current conceptualisation will be considered within applied settings to question how these conceptualisations help assessment and intervention for children and young people. The course has a preventative health care/health promotion focus.
Intended learning outcomes
- To be able to demonstrate a critical awareness of a range of definitions and models of trauma and resilience within a developmental context.
- To be able to apply this theoretical understanding to designing and implementing a resilience building framework to interventions at an individual, systemic or institutional level.
Course delivery and assessment
This course will run in Semester 2 (January-May). It is delivered entirely online over 10 sessions.
Assessment is through two pieces of work with a combined length of 4000 words:
- one 1000-word proposal
- one 3000-word case conceptualisation