What you'll learn

  • Integrate science, culture and evidence-based knowledge and practices in policy planning, clinical care, humanitarian, and human rights activities
  • Implement and use advances in the neurosciences and cultural knowledge of the clinical care of traumatized persons, their families, and communities
  • Define effective scientific approaches for the care of survivors of the COVID-19 pandemic, racial trauma, and climate change
  • Demonstrate new leadership skills in clinical care, program development, and research
  • Learn the important historical scientific and evaluation approaches to the care of survivors of trauma
  • Apply professional development and ethics in working with vulnerable groups and communities

Course description

This is an accredited, livestreamed course offered by The Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma. This course is targeted to Health care workers including doctors, nurses, psychologists, social workers and other public health professionals; policy planners, lawyers, human rights workers, educators, and journalists working with populations that are survivors of violence and/or disasters.

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