Childhood Issues: Trauma and Abuse




This course utilizes the knowledge and expertise of seasoned professionals to instruct learners on the difficult issues children may face physically, emotionally, psychologically and relationally. Presentations are grouped to comprehensively discuss issues like bullying, learning disorders, abuse and trauma, and divorce. The learner will be well informed on how to best help children and their parents with these significant life issues.

Course Lessons

Module 1:

  • CHDV 207-101: Welcome and Course Introduction
  • CHDV 207-102: The Neurobiology of Childhood Trauma, Grief and Loss
  • CHDV 207-103: Bullying: How to See Your Way through the Storm
  • CHDV 207-104: Parents and Guilt
  • CHDV 207-105: No Place to Hide

Module 2:

  • CHDV 207-201: Trauma and the Brain: The Effects on Lifespan Development
  • CHDV 207-202: Learning Disorders I
  • CHDV 207-203: Learning Disorders II
  • CHDV 207-204: Hallway of Doors
  • CHDV 207-205: Reserve Forces and Kids

Module 3:

  • CHDV 207-301: A Pediatrician’s Advice on ADHD I
  • CHDV 207-302: A Pediatrician’s Advice on ADHD II
  • CHDV 207-303: How to Help Your Hurting Teen I
  • CHDV 207-304: How to Help Your Hurting Teen II
  • CHDV 207-305: Rough Water
  • CHDV 207-306: Screaming at Trees and Children

Module 4:

  • CHDV 207-401: Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • CHDV 207-402: Surviving Sexual Abuse: On the Threshold of Hope
  • CHDV 207-403: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • CHDV 207-404: Wounded Spirits

Module 5:

  • CHDV 207-501: Injury and Loss of Children
  • CHDV 207-502: Overcoming Childhood Traumas I
  • CHDV 207-503: Overcoming Childhood Traumas II
  • CHDV 207-504: The Victimization of Everyone
  • CHDV 207-505: Learning from Our Children

Module 6:

  • CHDV 207-601: Depression in Children and Adolescents
  • CHDV 207-602: Anxiety in Children and Teens
  • CHDV 207-603: Coping with Anxiety
  • CHDV 207-604: Family Manipulation

Module 7:

  • CHDV 207-701: Grief and Loss in Childhood
  • CHDV 207-702: Children of Divorce I
  • CHDV 207-703: Children of Divorce II
  • CHDV 207-704: Divorce Equals Disease
  • CHDV 207-705: Robin in a Rainstorm

Module 8:

  • CHDV 207-801: Finding True Forgiveness I
  • CHDV 207-802: Finding True Forgiveness II
  • CHDV 207-803: Forgiveness: Learning from Our Past and Pain
  • CHDV 207-804: Single Parent Blues
  • CHDV 207-805: Finding Strength through Adversity

Continuing Education

20.0 CE Credits available for IBCC Credential Holders.

The American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) offers some psychologists, therapists, counselors, social workers and play therapists Continuing Education (CE) credit due for good standing with certain states and a limited number of professional organizations. It remains the responsibility of each participant to be aware of state licensure and CE requirements. Participants should check their state and/or local regulations regarding required continuing education hours. For more information Light University Continuing Education programs, please visit: 

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