Treatment of Complex Trauma Training

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16 hours
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365 days
No formal qualification
16 CPD hours / points
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Are you experiencing a constant feeling of hopelessness or feeling as if you are permanently damaged or worthless? These are the common symptoms of complex PTSD or C-PTSD! Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a condition where people often experience single or multiple symptoms which make difficulty in controlling emotions, establishing friendships and relationships or overcoming suicidal feelings. This course is led by a healthcare professional, who will share expert advice and guidelines on treating complex PTSD as well as how to provide short-term or long-term intensive support to recover from complex PTSD.

Learner will get "Microsoft Excel Basics" course for free upon purchasing this course.

Learning outcome

  • Understand the differences between post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and complex PTSD
  • Identify the distinct challenges for diagnosis, treatment planning, and treatment of complex PTSD
  • Gain information on how you can access treatment and support people undergoing complex PTSD
  • Discover self-care tips and guidance for your friends and family
  • Understand the neurobiology of complex PTSD and how successfully addressing attachment issues can accelerate the treatment
  • Learn how chronic exposure to threatening environments can produce the spectrum of symptoms of complex PTSD
  • Discover the causes of attachment trauma and how these adaptations are easily misunderstood as personality disorders
  • Understand the importance of neuroplasticity/pruning, including neuronal sequencing in treating complex PTSD and other post-traumatic conditions
  • Explore evidence-based pharmacological interventions for stabilisation and treatment for clients with complex PTSD
  • Gain sufficient knowledge on the common factors/active ingredients for performing effective trauma therapies for clients with complex PTSD


16 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Qualification Standard

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Course Curriculum

Advanced Training for Trauma Treatment of Complex PTSD

  • Module 1: Introduction to Advanced Training for Trauma Treatment of Complex PTSD
  • Module 2: Foundation and Knowledge
  • Module 3: Symptoms of C-PTSD
  • Module 4: Neurobiology of C-PTSD
  • Module 5: Stress Response and Stages of Traumatic Response
  • Module 6: Deliberate Practice
  • Module 7: Self-Regulation and Co-Regulation
  • Module 8: Introduction to Active Ingredients
  • Module 9: Empowerment and Resilience Treatment Structure – Stage I: Preparation
  • Module 10: Empowerment and Resilience Treatment Structure – Stage II: Psychoeduc
  • Module 11: Graphic Timeline
  • Module 12: Skills Development – Relaxation
  • Module 13: Skills Development – Grounding
  • Module 14. Skills Development Conclusion and Regression
  • Module 15: Forward Facing Trauma Therapy (FFTT)
  • Module 16: Therapist Driven Treatments

After the completion of each course, you will be eligible to receive a certificate per course. You can order a certificate (soft copy for £9 and hard copy for £15) relating to your course.

Who is this course for?

This course is for any aspiring individuals or professionals who want to enhance their capabilities, skills and knowledge to apply it in real life to fast track their career ladder.


All the learners who are willing to boost their knowledge in this respective field can take this course. This course does not require any formal academic qualification.

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as ABC Awards and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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