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'A Complete Psychosocial Intervention for PTSD' is a 3-day course from the Association for Psychological Therapies (APT), a leading provider of accredited courses for professionals working in mental health and related areas in the UK and Ireland.
It is the only training on this topic 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/organisations and can be attended face-to-face or online.
PTSD is an unusual and often devastating clinical phenomenon, with distressing symptoms and the ability to apparently change the personality of the person displaying it. Clinicians can be at a loss for how to respond to it, and may feel frustrated that their established clinical skills, which work well in other conditions, seem to be redundant with PTSD. This course is for clinicians who need to know about PTSD, how to help patients initially lessen the symptoms of it, then process the trauma, and ultimately head towards growing and developing post-trauma.
People who attend normally fall into one of two categories:
1. Professionals who see patients in 1:1 treatment settings, have a significant degree of clinical skill, and wish to add techniques relevant to PTSD to their repertoire.
2. 'Whole teams' (either in inpatient or community settings) seeking to develop a common approach to PTSD.
The professional affiliations of people attending the training include: mental health/psychiatric nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, probation officers and others.
Establishing Foundation Knowledge.
Lessening the Effects of trauma.
Processing the traumatic event.
Post-traumatic growth. In addition to growth achieved by the two previous sections:
All delegates are registered at APT as having attended the course, and receive a certificate to acknowledge their attendance, registration, and APT-Accreditation at the appropriate level. As a bona fide APT event, this course automatically has accreditation from The Association for Psychological Therapies. This accreditation is given weight by the fact of over 125,000 professionals having attended APT training.
Upon completion of the 3-day course, delegates will receive Level 1 APT accreditation in the subject, which can be uprated to Level 2 (free of charge) by completing the online exam (in your own time).
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):
Price: £320 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 - 3pm 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 two runnings of this course.
Average Presentation rating: 95%
Average Relevance rating: 98%
APT prides itself on the feedback we receive about our courses. Below are just some of the great comments the 'A Complete Psychosocial Intervention for PTSD' course has received.
"I have to say that I have found the course more than 'very useful', I would rate the course as excellent, and I have no hesitation in recommending the course to healthcare professionals. In fact I have been lucky enough to have attended several APT courses all of which were delivered to a very high standard! Thank you.”
"Very useful, enjoyable and will give me more confidence in my role. Everything about the course was useful and relevant ... very professional.”