Disaster can strike unexpectedly, dramatically affecting households and families. Tulane University’s Disaster and Community Trauma Certificate prepares aspiring social workers to treat the psychological consequences of these types of crises. As one of the few disaster and collective trauma programs in the U.S., Tulane’s Disaster and Collective Trauma Certificate teaches students the skills required to make a substantial change in their own communities, assisting individuals with overcoming the trauma associated with surviving disasters large and small. Students who choose to pursue the Disaster and Collective Trauma Certificate tailor their education. The context of disaster and collective trauma uses an anti-oppressive lens with the coal of enhancing the well being of diverse individuals, families, and communities.
In addition to the course requirements listed below, the following requirements must be satisfied:
- FEMA Certification in Introduction to Incident Command Systems.
- Attendance at DaCT meetings.
- Four disaster/collective trauma specialized trainings.
- Focused field placement.
- Students take specialized courses in crisis intervention, clinical treatment approaches
- Must be a Tulane MSW student in good standing.
|SOWK 7075||Disaster MentalHealth Interven||3|
|Elective Focused on Collective Trauma||3|
|Total Credit Hours||6|