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'Trauma-Focused CBT, for all ages' is a 3-day course from the Association for Psychological Therapies (APT), a leading provider of training for professionals working in mental health and related areas in the UK and Ireland.
It is the only Trauma-Focused CBT (TF-CBT) 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 (a) the Extended Training in CBT course, (b) The APT Diploma for working in Child & Adolescent Mental Health, or (c) The APT Diploma in Working with common mental health diagnoses.
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 in TF-CBT 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 150,000 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:
a pre-recorded course you can study any time.
An engaging and relevant online course that can be started and accessed at any time and completed at your own pace, taking breaks to assimilate and practice the skills as they are introduced.
Price: £225 plus VAT per person. The fee covers: 3 years access to the course, certification, registration, and Level 2 APT Accreditation by completing the course and inbuilt exam.
Option 2: 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):
6-8 December 2023
Price: £440 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 five runnings of this course, which are updated periodically.
*This online live ratings are taken from the last seven runnings of the course in this format.
APT prides itself on the feedback we receive about our courses. Below are just some of the great comments the 'Trauma-Focused CBT, for all ages' 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.”