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PTSD Training (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)

Our Understanding PTSD in Adults course enables attendees to gain knowledge of the possible causes of PTSD as well as the impacts of traumatic stress has on an individual.
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Learn how to support an individual with PTSD and recognise its impact on them in day-to-day life.

What is PTSD? What is trauma? What is the history of PTSD? What are the potential causes of trauma? What is the difference between simple and complex PTSD? What is ASD? What is ASR? What is DSM-V? What us adrenal hijacking? How does trauma affect the brain? What is ACE and what are the lifespan impacts? What the visual differences from a healthy brain and an abused brain? What are some social, psychological, and behavioural effects? What is complex trauma related behaviour? What are the different types of emotional reactions? What are the defence strategies? What is dissociation? What are the 6 principles? What types of clinical treatments are avalalible?  

Our Understanding PTSD in Adults course will help you to answer the questions above and more. 

In the 2014 Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing in England (due to update in 2024), in the large general population sample, 3.7% of men and 5.1% of women screened positive for PTSD.  

Through our Understanding PTSD in Adults course, you will gain an understanding of the possible causes of PTSD. You will also learn how to recognise the impact of traumatic stress. You will learn how PTSD affects individuals differently. You will learn how to support an individual with PTSD and how to recognise the impact it is having on them. You will learn what individuals require to recover from trauma. You will learn what trauma informed care is. You will learn the challenges individuals with PTSD face in day-to-day life. You will learn the history of PTSD. You will learn what adrenal hijacking is. You will also learn the social, psychological, and behavioural effects. 

What does PTSD Training (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) cover?

  • What PTSD is and how it can affect an individual’s day-to-day life. 
  • Understand the different complex trauma related behaviours. 
  • Understand the different emotional reactions. 
  • Recognise the different defence strategies and why they are used. 
  • Gain knowledge of the importance of positive brain development. 

Who is our PTSD Training (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) for?

Our Understanding PTSD in Adults course is for anyone who works with/ cares for adolescents and adults who have been diagnosed with PTSD or for anyone that would like knowledge of PTSD and how it affects an individual. Whatever care or non-care sector you work in our session will provide you with the knowledge to understand what PTSD is. 

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

By the end of this course, you will be able to… 

  • Discuss what trauma is as well as the potential causes of trauma. 
  • Discuss what PTSD, ASD, and ASR is.
  • Recognise the visual differences of a healthy brain and an abused brain. 
  • Be able to understand the social, psychological, and behavioural effects. 
  • Demonstrate how to correctly listen to an individual that has PTSD. 
  • Develop knowledge, skills, and strategies that can help identifying PTSD flashback triggers. 

Frequently asked questions

Our prices are personalised to the company, including how many delegates, and location. Please make an enquiry to get a personalised quote with no hidden costs.
We cover the whole of the UK.
Many of our courses can be adapted for both classroom settings or virtual platforms like zoom. Some courses that include a practical aspect can only be delivered in a classroom setting.
All learners will receive a certificate for any course they complete. Some of our courses are in-house certified, some of our courses are regulated by Ofqual and others are accredited by other awarding bodies.

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