RHB609: Advanced Internship II and Seminar in Mental Health: Trauma-Informed Care
This course is a second four month period of advanced internship. Students continue to work as a clinical rehabilitation and mental health counselor-intern for a minimum of an additional 300 hours. Students must be supervised one hour per week under the supervision of a MA level licensed on-site counselor approved by the University.
This seminar provides students with a comprehensive overview of treating traumatic stress disorders to include discussion of etiology and conceptualization as well as familiarization of relevant assessment measures and appropriate therapeutic interventions for clinicians to apply in individual or community-based practice. Select trauma impacted populations which are discussed in detail include: survivors of sexual/emotional/physical abuse, combat, natural disasters, terrorism, serious mental illness and unexpected loss and bereavement. Students develop a case formulation and treatment plan specifically applicable for a trauma survivor population that can be used to serve as a practical template to be adopted for subsequent use. Students formally present this formulation and plan to their peers during a class presentation.
Prerequisite(s): RHB 570 and RHB 605