Forgiveness and Compassion
This course will explore the role of the constructs of forgiveness and compassion in adults as they relate to adverse childhood experiences.
Communication techniques for engaging and validating patients for their past trauma will be practiced.
Reflection on personal trauma histories will be facilitated and reframing and resilience building techniques will be presented and incorporated into weekly clinical assignments.
Enrolled in Nursing, Medical or Allied Health Curriculum
Nursing Community Mental Health or Psychology Equivalent
Pediatric Nursing or Growth and Development Equivalent
Students will gain competence in their ability to engage patients/clients utilizing reflective active listening;as well as acquire the ability to recognize the role of personal and political oppression on the assessment and interventions most effective for healing individuals and communities.
Presentations and role playing and personal journals will allow the demonstatration of gained insight and mastered communication skills worth 50% of final grade
The final educational product of an Ebook will be on a self selected population of interest targeted for preventing community violence 50%
Students may choose from interpersonal to oragnizational and national level challenges while incorporating the role of foregiveness and compassion in the prevention or solution of the issues.
Introduction to Feminist Counseling (Workshop and Training Material)2012
Rebecca's Story:Family Violence Interventions and Strategies (Workshop and Training Material)This animated fiction book will serve as the model for the final product in the course as students review the political... More
Deadly Lessons: Understanding lethal School Violence (Reference Material)facts on school violence
Global links on violence (Collection)global resources on violence including peacemaking links
The History of Jim Crow (Tutorial)Racism as violence