Living and Working with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Living and Working with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
You may be surprised to learn that about 1% of the population is suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) at any time. But what exactly is PTSD and who is likely to be a sufferer? You’ll find the answers in this online course. You learn when and how people are likely to develop PTSD, how to spot the symptoms and what sort of help is available to assist people living with this complex condition. If you want to have a deeper understanding of PTSD this course will be invaluable.

Course Overview

How to Help Those Affected By PTSD

Before you can start to help someone with PTSD you need to understand its causes and the recovery methods available. This course has been designed to do just that. It has been developed by David Kinchin – one of Britain’s leading authorities on the subject. His approach is one of care and sensitivity and includes the most current thinking on PTSD. He has designed the course to give you a thorough grounding in a condition which is only just starting to be fully understood.

Who Should Take This Course?

Anyone with an interest in PTSD will deepen their knowledge by taking this course. But, it is particularly relevant for:

  • Employees in the caring professions
  • The emergency services
  • Counsellors
  • Service Personnel
  • Social Workers
  • Teachers

Anyone suffering from PTSD and their family, friends and colleagues.

You don’t need any qualifications or prior training to enrol as the course is comprehensive, easy to understand and designed for those with no previous knowledge of PTSD and counselling.

Summary of Course

Once you have enrolled, your seven course modules are available online in the student area. The modules are ideal for viewing on tablets, as well as on your PC, so you can study where and when you please.

Your course deals with all aspects of PTSD including:

  • Clinical definitions of PTSD
  • Criteria to establish PTSD
  • The demography of PTSD
  • Traumatic events that may trigger PTSD
  • PTSD in Children
  • Symptoms
  • Recovery
  • First aid for PTSD
  • Treatments

Plus you have plenty of real-life case studies covering both large scale disasters and personal traumas from the last 100 years.

Please Note: This is not an academic course – just very practical. There’s a multiple choice test at the end but it isn’t about success or failure. It’s about getting to understand a problem that could be affecting people around you. Or you it may help you to discover why you might be feeling the way you do after experiencing and incident that has seriously affected you.

End of Course Certificate

To achieve your Certificate of Completion you need to take a multiple choice test.

You have one year’s access to the test, which is more than enough time to complete the course. Plus, having a time-limit works wonders for your motivation! And, if you’ve not logged in for 30 days, we’ll send you a gentle reminder email to get you going again.

Even though you have a year to take the test, you’ll still have access to your course materials to refer back to for as long as you want them.

Your Tutor-Marked Assignment

As well as your multiple-choice exam you have the option to send in an assignment at the end of your studies. This will be marked by one of our specially trained tutors.

Your tutor for this course will be someone who is knowledgeable about PTSD so you know that the feedback you’ll receive is authoritative and well informed. Your tutor will give you constructive comment on your work so you’ll know what your strengths are and where you may need to do a bit more reading and research.

The feedback you receive will really help you develop your understanding of the causes and treatments of PTSD.

You’re Not on Your Own

Studying online could feel like a lonely activity. But let us assure you that you’re not on your own. There is a student notice board so you can communicate with other students and there’s our team of experienced student advisors. If you have questions, experience problems with your course materials or just need a friendly ear, simply contact us by email or phone.

Enrolling is Easy!

If you want to have a good understanding of PTSD then enrol today and start studying immediately!

All you have to do is click the enrol button below, fill in your details and complete the transaction with your debit or credit card. As soon as your payment has gone through you can log in to the student area and start your Living and Working with PTSD course.

We look forward to welcoming you as a student.

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Living and Working with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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The Online Learning Circle Certificate of Completion will be available for you to download and print out once you’ve successfully passed the multiple choice self-test at the end of your course. You’ll need to achieve a mark of 70% or above to pass the exam. However, if you don’t manage it the first time, it’s no problem, just go back, study some more and retake the exam when you are ready. In fact, we are so keen for you to complete the course successfully, you can take the exams as many times as you need to reach the 70% pass mark. Once you’ve achieved the required pass mark, you’ll be given access to correct answers for all the questions so you can see where you went wrong.

By taking this course you’ll gain all the tools to make your project a success. And, it only takes a few minutes to get started.