EDSP 645 Educators as First Responders: Crisis, Counseling, and Trauma Informed Support

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the research-based foundations of educators’ roles in crisis situations. Acute and chronic trauma and their impact on children and educators will be addressed, along with crisis counseling skills as well as legal and ethical issues. Social-emotional learning and the neurological consequences of trauma will serve as foundational concepts for this course.