- One Semester
- 36 Hours
On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.
2024 teaching periods
Higher Ed. Semester 1
Last self enrolment:
Last withdraw without fail:
Aims and objectives
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Critically discuss what constitutes a traumatic response and why
2. Appraise the main theories linking trauma to offending
3. Analyse the vulnerabilities that different theories attribute to trauma which have been linked to offending
4. Debate how the judicial and correctional systems should respond to trauma in offenders
Courses with unitGD-FBS Graduate Diploma of Forensic Behavioural Science.
GC-FBS Graduate Certificate in Forensic Behavioural Science,
MA-FBS Master of Forensic Behavioural Science,
GD-FMHN Graduate Diploma of Forensic Mental Health Nursing.