Details for Trauma Informed Practice II

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: SSC348
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Rebecca Loundar


The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Trauma Informed Practice II

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Appraise the assessment and support needs of individuals, families and communities impacted by trauma using the principles of Trauma-Informed Practice;
  2. Critique a range of community resources that support trauma and abuse survivors;
  3. Critically reflect on intervention and support strategies focused on trauma-informed, client-centred care and recovery;
  4. Develop skills for professional wellbeing, including an understanding of vicarious trauma.

Subject Content

  • Trauma Informed assessment
  • Assessment tool
  • Case Management / Care Plan
  • Psychological First Aid
  • Interventions and Resources
  • Intervention Contexts
  • Referrals
  • Trauma focused role plays

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Onsite (face-to-face)
  • Online (eLearning)
  • Intensives
  • Extensives

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis University College.

Assessment Methods

  • Case Study and Role Play (50%)
  • Minor Essay (30%)
  • Critical Reflection (20%)

Prescribed Text

  • Briere, C., John, N., and Scott, C. (2014). Principles of Trauma Therapy: A Guide to Symptoms, Evaluation, and Treatment (2nd ed.) (DSM-5 Update).

Please consult your instructor prior to purchasing any textbooks.