Nov 18, 2018  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ATHT 3300 - Psychosocial Intervention Techniques for Athletic Trainers

Hours: 2
This course is designed to teach the entry-level athletic trainer to think critically about the practices involved in athletic training, including the ability to integrate knowledge, skill and behavior, and to assume professional responsibility to recognize, intervene, and refer (when appropriate) patients exhibiting socio-cultural, mental, emotional, and psychological behavioral problems/issues. This course in general will include learning how to deal with the emotional side of athletic injuries, pain, and trauma, understanding motivational techniques needed to facilitate the injury repair process, understanding the basic principles of counseling and various strategies that athletic trainers may employ to avoid and resolve conflicts, and identifying clinical signs related to several psychological and emotional disorders, specifically related to athletic population.
Notes: Open to Athletic Training majors only. This course has an additional fee.