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Intergenerational Trauma and Social Work Practice Teaching Module

This mini-module involves watching a 90-minute commercial film, “Once Were Warriors,” and includes referenced assigned readings related to psychosocial development in second half of life, multi- and inter- generational legacies and aspects of trauma with a focus on oppressed ethnic groups, and lecture discussion points.

Competencies Addressed in This Module:

  1. Identification of issues related to losses, changes, and transitions over the life cycle in designing interventions.
  2. Respecting diversity such as such as class, race, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation among older adult clients, families, and professionals.