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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Management Course

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Management (P.T.S.D.)

Practitioner level 4

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge to practice Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Management
  • Be awarded the professional ASC Diploma
  • Become a Registered BSY P.T.S.D. Management Practitioner
  • Be awarded the Level 4 ABC externally validated Certificate*

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors.

In recent years research has advanced our understanding of P.T.S.D. and its treatment. P.T.S.D. can be caused by exposure to a wide range of traumatic events and the mental and physical impact and suffering indicates a need for therapeutic assistance.  The information in this course will provide a greater awareness of the need for prompt recognition of symptoms and current treatment strategies that can benefit clients, their families and those who work with them. This course would be a useful adjunct to the stress and psychotherapy courses.

Syllabus

Lesson One

    • What is PTSD?
      • Introduction
      • History
      • Definitions
      • What are Potentially Traumatic Events or Stressors?
  • Lesson Two
    • What Causes PTSD to Develop?/ Risk Factors and Vulnerability
      • Wars
      • Large-Scale Disasters
      • Other Disasters
      • In Summary
      • Risk Factors and Vulnerability
  • Lesson Three
    • The Stress Response
      • ‘Good’ Stress
      • The ‘Fight or Flight’ Response
      • Acute and Chronic Stress
      • Biology
      • What Happens in an Abnormal Stress Response?
      • Does Genetic Makeup Play a Key Role?
      • In Summary
  • Lesson Four
    • The Negative Effects of Stress
      • The Immune System
      • Immune System Dysfunction
      • Physical Complications of Chronic Stress
      • Psychological Complications of Chronic Stress
  • Lesson Five
    • Assessment and Diagnosis
      • Data Processing
      • Documentation
      • In Summary
  • Lesson Six
    • Interviewing Techniques for PTSD Therapists/Counsellor Assessment Tools
      • Questioning
      • Other Verbal Techniques
      • Non-verbal Techniques
      • Active Listening
      • Summary
      • Assessment Tools
      • TSI (Trauma Symptom Inventory) Belief Scale
      • Trauma Assessment Inventories
      • Lesson Seven
      • Assessment Tools (Continued)
      • The CAPS-I Rating Scale
      • Anxiety Disorders Interview Schedule – Revised (ADIS-R)
      • The Penn Inventory
      • Trauma Symptom Inventory (TSI)
      • Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI)
      • Beck Depression Inventory (BDI)
      • Beck Hopelessness Scale (BHS)
      • The Stroop Colour Word Test
      • Psychiatric Diagnostic Screening Questionnaire (PDSQ)
      • The Post-Traumatic Checklist Scale (PCLS)
      • My Worst Experience Scale (MWES)
      • The MENT Test
      • DSM-IV Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
      • Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF) Scale (DSM-IV, AXIS V)
  • Lesson Eight
    • Intervention Strategies
      • The Mitchell Model of Psychological Debriefing
      • Effectiveness of Debriefing
      • Benefits of Debriefing
      • Acute Traumatic Stress Management (ATSM)
      • Guidelines for Assessment and Treatment of Clients
  • Lesson Nine
    • Medication
      • Antidepressants
      • Anxiolytics
      • Anticonvulsants
      • Mood Stabilisers
  • Lesson Ten
    • Helping Clients to Cope
      • Working Towards Recovery
      • Building Resilience
      • Coping Styles
      • Maladaptive Coping Strategies
      • Positive or Adaptive Coping Responses
  • Lesson Eleven
    • Post-Traumatic Therapy (PTT)/ Treatment Options
      • Foundations
      • The Principles of Therapy
      • Treatment Options
      • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
      • Case Study
  • Lesson Twelve
    • Psychotherapy Theories and Theorists/ Further Treatment Options
      • Sigmund Freud
      • Carl Jung
      • Other Theorists
      • Goals of Psychotherapy
      • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
      • Case Study
      • Conclusion

No practical training is required to complete this course.

Enrol on this course from £70 £50

There are two ways you can enrol on this course. You can:

  • Pay with a deposit of £70 £50, followed by 11 monthly instalments of £30
  • or
  • Pay the total course fee of £400 £380 in one sum and also receive a special gift from our selection – free

To enrol by phone, please call our friendly course advisors on Freephone 0800 731 9271 – Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

*ABC registration is essential with this course at any time during the studies. Registration fee of £20 applies. Full details on request.

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