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PTSD and Rehabilitation - REHB3065

Year - 2018

Exposure to traumatic events such as natural disasters, assaults and road accidents are relatively common in Australia. This unit introduces the clinical entity of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Students will learn about the nature of traumatic stressors and the course of posttraumatic reactions. Evidence-based approaches to treatment and rehabilitation of PTSD are examined with interventions for both acute and persistent forms of the disorder being presented. The impact of a range of barriers to social and economic participation of people with PTSD will be explored and the legal and compensation issues associated with the disorder will be considered.

Classes
Online

Assessment
2x online assessments (20%),1x2000wd essay (50%) and participation (30%)

Additional information
Students must have completed 48 credit points for enrolment into this unit.

Pre-requisites

48 credit points

Prohibitions

REHB3059 or REHB5063 or REHB5034

Details

Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Rehabilitation Counselling
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: A/Prof Lynda Matthews
HECS Band: 1
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