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Jennifer Elkins studies diverse populations and age groups that have experienced trauma, violence, abuse and loss. She is particularly interested in the impact of trauma and loss over the life course and understanding the underlying micro- to macro-level mechanisms contributing to adaptive and maladaptive developmental outcomes. Her direct practice experience includes working with children, adolescents and adults exposed to domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse.
Human Behavior in the Social Environment (HBSE); Assessment and Treatment of Trauma (SOWK); Introduction to Trauma and Trauma Informed Care (SOWK); Advanced Practice with Individuals (SOWK); Social Work Practice with Children and Adolescents (SOWK)
Identifying, preventing, and treating trauma, violence, and abuse PTSD; complex trauma, historical trauma, and trauma-related disorders; ecological/transactional and risk/resilience processes across the lifespan; culturally sustaining, trauma-informed, and transdisciplinary teaching, research and practice