SCP 601: Trauma Informed Practices

This course emphasizes the school counselor's role in understanding, identifying, and
developing trauma informed and trauma responsive practices in the field of professional school
counseling. Special emphasis is placed on understanding traumas impact on learning and
how to mitigate the effects of adverse childhood experiences in the school setting to assist
students with achieving personal, academic, and social emotional success. This course will have a
particular focus on prioritizing relationships, creating a positive environment and school
culture, trauma sensitive discipline techniques, trauma informed RTI, and educator self-care.
Prerequisite: PSY 571, SCP 585 & SCP 540