Courses: Foundations of Trauma and Traumatic Stress

**This noncredit course is not available for academic credit.**

This course will introduce and review the theoretical and historical beginnings of the concept of trauma, which includes the inclusion of posttraumatic stress disoreder (PTSD) as a diagnosis in the DSM III.  It will highlight the other forms of recognized traumatic events and stressors that have more recently been brought to light.  It will discuss various trauma reactions, effects of stressful events, as well as the treatment of trauma.  Resilience and transcendence of trauma will be outlined, with an emphasis on the importance of self-care for clinicians and helping professionals working in this area.  

Continuing education hours are available for an additional fee. It remains the responsibility of the participant to ensure Kansas State University continuing education hours will be accepted by their licensing body. 

K-State eID (Important step before registering)
Prior to enrolling in the course, students are required to register for a K-State eID at During the registration process, you will be required to enter your eID. Once your registration has been processed, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for accessing your course.

Course Date(s) and Location

No upcoming offerings are available.