This 2 day course, designed and presented by Dr Andrew Beck, BABCP President, with address the issue of using Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to treat PTSD and related problems in adults and children who have experienced complex sexual and emotional trauma.
Many cognitive behavioural therapists worry about treating the mental health problems caused by sexual and emotional trauma in adulthood or in childhood.
This engaging 2 day course builds on the core therapeutic principles of CBT and supports, through role play, demonstration and case discussion, therapists to use those skills to successfully treat PTSD and related problems using flexibly applied evidence based approaches.
At the end of the course participants will be able to:
- adapt their core skills for work with traumatised patients across the lifespan
- use trauma-focussed CBT to treat PTSD
- understand the nature of trust and the therapeutic relationship where patient's ability to trust has been compromised by their traumatic experiences
- understand and respond to self-harm and dissociation
- adapt this approach to work with patients from ethnically diverse backgrounds, with men who have experienced assaults and with LGBT patients
- looking after yourself as a therapist when doing this work and how to avoid vicarious trauma
Duration: 2 days
CPD Hours: 14
Modality: CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy)
Attendance: Live on Zoom or watching the full recording
Recording: Available after the course
Although not mandatory, it would be very useful for the participants to complete one or more of the following courses:
This course is suitable for those working with trauma, for non-specifically trauma-focused practitioners, and for managers and supervisors in the mental health and social care sector.
This course counts as a follow up training for all SDS Students who have obtained the following Certificates:
You accreditation extends accordingly after this training.
It can also be taken as an independent stand-alone training course.
This course comes with 14 CPD Hours.