UO Psychology 607 Graduate Seminar

Winter 2012

Trauma and Attachment

Instructors: Jennifer Freyd and Pamela Birrell


CRN: 26955
Grading option: Optional
Credits: 2-4
Wednesdays 12:00 - 1:50 PM
139 Straub

If you would like to register but cannot, please email Jennifer Freyd and Pamela Birrell for permission.

Course Home Page http://dynamic.uoregon.edu/~jjf/courses/psy607-win12/

Course Materials for Registered Students Located at http://blackboard.uoregon.edu/

Clinical Elective: We will request this status if anyone in class needs it.

Overview: We will explore the impact of trauma and betrayal on attachment bonds, from neuropsychology to therapy.

Required books for the course:

*Solomon & Siegel (2003) should be available for purchase in the text book section of the UO campus book store.

Additional readings: See weekly reading assignments for additional articles. Some will be selected from:

Course Work: Students will be expected to attend all class meetings, do all assigned readings, and to participate actively in seminar discussion. In addition each participant will lead a class discussion and, in advance of the class meeting, post on Blackboard a set of discussion questions by the Friday at noon before the Wednesday class. Once the questions are posted the student will send an email to the class announcing the availability of the questions. By the Friday at noon following the class, the student(s) leading discussion will post on Blackboard a document including the discussion questions, any other presentation material, and capturing important discussion points from class.

Weekly Reading Assignments

Week 1, January 11

Discussion Leaders: Jennifer Freyd and Pamela Birrell


Week 2, January 18

Discussion Leader: Melissa Platt


Week 3, January 25

Discussion Leader: Carly Smith


Week 4, February 1

Discussion Leaders: Rosemary Bernstein and Jennifer Lewis


Week 5, February 8

Discussion Leaders: Amanda van Scoyoc and Bill Schumacher


Week 6, February 15

Discussion Leader: Christina Gamache Martin


Week 7, February 22

Discussion Leader: Laura Noll


Week 8, February 29

Discussion Leader: Christine Ngo


Week 9, March 7

Discussion Leaders: Laura Kaehler and Audrey Medina


Week 10, March 14

Discussion Leader: Jennifer Gomez


About your Instructors


Jennifer Freyd <jjf@dynamic.uoregon.edu>