CRT Curriculum

Regardless of the sub-specialization chosen, all students take an introductory course and two core courses. Once these are completed, students take three additional sub-specialization courses and 5 units of electives (which can include additional clinical experience).

Gateway Course

PSY 522A: Perspectives: Trauma and Its Effects, Awareness, and Recovery

Core Courses

  • PSY 522B: Treatment of Trauma and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • PSY 522C: Conflict Resolution, Secondary Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and Self-Care Issues for Mental Health Professionals

Civilian Sub-Specialization Courses:

  • PSY 597A: Assessment and Treatment of Clients with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Co-occurring Substance/Alcohol Abuse, Dependency, or Addiction
  • PSY 597C: Assessment and Treatment of Trauma/Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in the Civilian Population
  • PSY 597E: Domestic Violence and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in the Civilian Population

Military/First Responder Sub-Specialization Courses:

  • PSY 597B: Assessment and Treatment of Military Personnel/First Responders with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Co-occurring Substance/Alcohol Abuse, Dependency, or Addiction
  • PSY 597D: Assessment and Treatment of Trauma/Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in the Military/First Responder Population
  • PSY 597E: Domestic Violence and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Military Personnel and Military Couples/Families

*Successful completion of the specialization includes field clinical experience in an agency setting providing trauma-related mental health services to the civilian and/or military community.