Become trauma-informed: You'll do that here.

Agencies across the country are working to become better equipped to effectively work with those who have experienced trauma. With a certificate in Trauma & Resiliency studies, you’ll be equipped to help those in need.

What You’ll Do:

  • Learn to recognize the symptoms and the negative impact of trauma.
  • Apply trauma-informed approaches and evidence-based skills that promote prevention, resiliency, and recovery in a variety of education and community environments.
  • Analyze service systems of care through a trauma-informed lens.

College of Education, Health and Human Studies

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is housed within the College of Education, Health and Human Studies. The college boasts programs that train students in mind, body, and soul. So, whether you want to teach, to care, to support, or to fix, we have a program to get you there.

What You'll Study

The certificate in trauma & resiliency studies will help meet the educational needs of current graduate students and professionals who aim to strengthen their understanding and skillset in the area of trauma and resilience.

This certificate requires 9 hours of coursework.

  • ED535: The Trauma-Informed Professional (3)
  • CF602: Trauma-Informed Care

One elective from the list below: 

  • EX621 Behavior Intervention Strategies (2) / EX 622 Behavior Intervention Strategies Internship (1) 
  • CJ630: Contemporary Juvenile Justice (3)
  • PS518: Public Policy Analysis (3)
  • EA709: Leadership and Communications (3)
  • CP631: Crisis Intervention and Consultation (3)

Getting the Job

Your education is just one piece to launching an extraordinary career. Once you’ve mastered the material, you still have to find the job you want, make the right connections, sell your knowledge and experience—and if all this is giving you anxiety, don’t panic. SEMO’s Career Services office is here to help you with the next step. They’ll provide the expertise and support you need, so you’re landing your dream job in no time.

Become a Redhawk.

Do more than dream about the future. Take the first steps to make it all happen.

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