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Repairing the Damage™ is a 3-day course from the Association for Psychological Therapies (APT), a leading provider of Developmental Trauma & Adverse Childhood Experiences training courses in the UK and Ireland, for professionals working with young people.
It is the only Developmental Trauma & Adverse Childhood Experiences training that is APT-accredited and also gives you access to APT’s relevant downloadable resources for use post-course. The course is available for teams and individuals and can be attended face-to-face or online. It can also be completed as part of The APT Diploma for working in Child & Adolescent Mental Health.
Adverse childhood experiences may result in changes in the deepest parts of the brain, resulting in effects which are behavioral, cognitive, biological, social and emotional. Examples include: aggressive behaviour, withdrawal, poor self esteem, hostility to others, lack of interest in activities, disturbed sleep and appetite, sadness, anxiety or anger problems, and poor relationships. Although this is a disturbing list there are many children who exhibit most or all of these as a complete 'package' of problems, resistant to repeated intervention and so the cause of great frustration to professionals. The aim of this course is to repair the damage and so avoid those consequences.
The course is intended mainly for professionals working with young people, though not necessarily in ‘formal’ 45-minute 1:1 sessions, so including residential settings, foster care, health visitors, school nurses, and secure residential settings, and many more.
You are welcome to attend the course if you work in a one-to-one clinical setting, CAMHS for example, but you may have to work harder to see how you can apply the same principles.
The same applies if you work with adults (ACEs affect people across the lifespan after all), you are just as welcome and you also may have to do some extra work to apply the principles.
You will be registered as having attended the course, thereby gaining APT's Level 1 accreditation, and receive a certificate to this effect. The accreditation gives you access to online resources associated with the course and access to the online exam if you wish to uprate your APT accreditation to Level 2.
Your registration lasts indefinitely, and your accreditation lasts for 3 years and is renewable by sitting an online refresher which also upgrades your accreditation to APT Level 2 if you are successful in the associated online exam.
Your accreditation is given value by the fact of over 150,000 people having attended APT training. See APT accreditation for full details.
Booking this training is easy...
For individuals or small groups:
Option 1: Online Live course:
a live event hosted online via Zoom. (And you don’t even have to have your own Zoom account.)
A live and interactive online course, ask questions, make your observations, ‘Chat’ to other delegates. Open for you to attend from your home or workplace. Choose from one of the following dates to attend (3-days):
26-28 February 2024
Price: £480 plus VAT per person. The fee covers: tuition, hardcopy workbook*, certification, registration, and accreditation at APT’s Level 1, with option to sit the online exam to upgrade to Level 2. Times: 10am - 4pm (UK) daily, including 45 minutes for lunch.
*PDF workbooks are sent to those outside of the UK.
We continuously monitor the quality of our training by obtaining feedback on the two key scales of relevance and presentation from every course delegate. Below are the average ratings for the last ten runnings of this course, which are updated periodically.
APT prides itself on the feedback we receive about our courses. Below are just some of the great comments the Developmental Trauma & Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Repairing the Damage™ course has received.
"Without a doubt the most informative, relevant and enjoyable training I have attended to date.”
"I can honestly say as a Manager who has worked in Residential Care for 8 years that this was one of the most beneficial courses that I have been on. It was very well executed and the information was clear, well explained, interesting and beneficial … There has been relevant learning that I can take back to my team that will benefit our work practice in the future."