Practical management of PTSD

The Training Exchange
Delivery Method: Virtual

This is a 1 day course delivered online (for individuals).

Available for individuals in Bristol (you come to us) and teams in-house (we come to you)

Also currently available (online for teams)


Course overview

Professional agencies have become increasingly aware of the impact of trauma on clients, especially in the case of those with complex needs. Trauma can be sourced from many experiences including childhood abuse, sexual abuse, domestic violence or through other form of victimisation or occupational exposure.

This course provides a clear understanding of the impact of trauma and the differences between Acute Stress Disorder, PTSD and Complex PTSD. It explains how the brain organizes trauma memories, leading to the experience of intrusive memories, flash backs and avoidance strategies in clients.

Based on this understanding, the course will offer participants a clear structured stepped intervention to support clients who are experiencing PTSD.

Moving from initial interventions to support clients to processes emotional responses without revisiting traumatic memories, it will also provide a set of practical interventions to support people change key symptoms of trauma through memory restructuring, grounding and the effective management of nightmares, which in itself can reduce symptoms by 70 per cent.

Course aims

To equip practitioners with the core skills necessary to deliver a solution focused and strengths-based intervention to manage the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Course objectives

By the end of the course participants will have had opportunities to:

  • Describe how the brain processes trauma memories
  • Understand the difference between Acute Stress Disorder, PTSD and Complex PTSD
  • Support clients to safely process emotions related to trauma
  • Provide a comprehensive range of symptom management strategies

Maximum group size 16 people

Bookable Dates

26th Nov 2021 (09:30)
Online delivery
12/16 places left
21st Jun 2022 (09:30)
St Werburghs Community Centre, Horley Road, St Werburghs, Bristol, BS2 9TJ
8/14 places left

Dates available on arrangement

The Training Exchange can also create this course for you on arrangement at your workplace.

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