SOCI 395: Special Topics in Sociology

SOCI 395-004: LGBTQ Trauma/Mental Health
(Spring 2023)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM M

Aquia Building 347

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Section Information for Spring 2023

LGBTQ+ Trauma and Mental Health will explore the history, challenges and approaches to understanding and responding to trauma and promoting the mental health and well-being of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,Transgender, Queer, and Questioning (LGBTQ+) people. The course will investigate the disproportionate risks and prevalence of trauma and mental health challenges facing queer people, including depression, anxiety, substance abuse, self-harm and suicidality. And, how do race, culture, social class, gender, and religious background intersect with LGBTQ+ identities in understanding and responding to mental health challenges, to promote strength, resilience, and well-being?

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Introduces the research interests of the faculty, offering new courses that reflect current issues not yet incorporated into the curriculum. Offers, in addition, advanced study into topics covered in the standing curriculum. Topics change by semester. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 6 credits.
Specialized Designation: Topic Varies
Recommended Prerequisite: SOCI 101
Schedule Type: Lec/Sem #1, Lec/Sem #2, Lec/Sem #3, Lec/Sem #4, Lec/Sem #5, Lec/Sem #6, Lec/Sem #7, Lec/Sem #8, Lec/Sem #9, Lecture, Sem/Lec #10, Sem/Lec #11, Sem/Lec #12, Sem/Lec #13, Sem/Lec #14, Sem/Lec #15, Sem/Lec #16, Sem/Lec #17, Sem/Lec #18
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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