Effective: Fall 2021
The Trauma Studies 15-25 college-credit certificate program provides students, paraprofessionals, and professionals with the skills to recognize trauma and understand trauma outcomes and societal response to trauma, across disciplines.
A Certificate of Competency in Trauma Studies will be awarded upon completion of this curriculum with a 2.0 GPA and a “C” or better in all five Trauma Studies courses.
Upon successful completion of this certificate, students should be able to:
- Understand trauma-related issues.
- Identify techniques and interventions for responding to those who have experienced
- Recognize the impact of trauma on the helper and the importance of self-care.
- Access and communicate findings from trauma-related research.
The College will award a certificate of competency to students who complete an approved credit-bearing career program that requires less than 30 credits. General education courses may not be required for programs that have less than 30 credits. The student must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. At least six credit hours must be in courses that are awarded grade points.
|PSY 140||General Psychology||3|
|Two Trauma Related Courses||6-16|
|The Youthful Offender|
|Humans and the Environment|
|Early Childhood Development|
|Children Families and Community|
|Leadership and Influence|
|Search and Rescue|
|Emergency Management Seminar|
|Trauma Assessment and Management *|
|Operations and Special Patient Populations *|
|Introduction to Fire Protection|
|Fire and Arson Investigation|
|American History I|
|American History II|
|World Civilizations I|
|World Civilizations II|
|Civil War and Reconstruction|
|History of the First World War|
|History of the Second World War|
|Women in History|
|Mindfulness Education and Stress Reduction for College Students: The Art of Breathing|
|Introduction to Law Enforcement *|
|Principles of Criminal Investigation *|
|Crisis Management *|
|Emergency Response Training *|
|Concepts and Practice I *|
|Concepts and Practice II *|
|Concepts and Practice III *|
|Concepts and Practice IV *|
|Paralegal Experience and Legal Ethics 2|
|Criminal Law and Procedure|
|Foundations of Addiction|
|Lifespan Human Development|
|Experiences in Diversity|
|Intro to Biological Psychology|
|Adulthood and Aging|
|Experiences in Diversity|
|The Sociology of Race And Immigration|
|Introduction to Social Work and Human Services|
|Domestic Violence: Impact on Individuals, Families and Communities|
|Social Welfare Policy|
|Accelerated Term I|
|TSC 230||Recognizing Trauma||3|
|Accelerated Term II|
|TSC 236||Trauma Outcomes and Societal Response||3|
This elective requires admittance into a particular DCCC program prior to enrolling; prerequisites must be met prior to enrolling in the course as part of the Trauma Studies certificate
Students may only apply this course to the certificate if their Internship is through the Family Advocacy Clinic.