Impact of Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Can be taken as an individual course or as a part of:

Approved by the British Psychological Society for the purposes of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

1 day 9:30am – 4:30pm 7 CPD hours

Course Brief

Module of Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Children and Adolescents

Learning outcomes for the day will be:

  • How common is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and what are the factors that increase the risk for this problem
  • What is the difference between simple trauma and complex developmental trauma
  • How this difference might impact on how you treat problems
  • How to measure, assess and formulate PTSD
  • Using Trauma Focussed CBT to treat PTSD and knowing when not to treat and to refer on to other services
  • Treating PTSD whilst court cases or care proceedings are ongoing

SDS’ Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Children and Adolescents is Approved by the British Psychological Society

Course Tutor

Lisa Anderson
Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Lisa Anderson is an HCPC registered Consultant Forensic Psychologist and Clinical Psychologist. She is also a fully accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist with BABCP. She has over 18 years’ experience as a clinician and an academic and has worked within child mental health and adult services, where she has provided assessment, interventions, and supervision in both the NHS and private sector. She has worked with children, adolescents, adults, young offenders, looked after children, homeless and asylum seekers. Lisa worked as a lecturer in Psychology for the University of Leicester where she has managed the multi-agency training service in child mental health across Leicester, Leicestershire, and Rutland. She was responsible for training 600-900 primary care staff per year for over 12 years and also taught postgraduate students. She is an associate Lecturer for University of Derby on the CYP IAPT course. She is national trainer in child mental health, working closely with Universities and local councils.