A.C.T.T.  PTSD  Services  Courses

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Two Day Course

For Treatment of Victims of Crime, War, Accident, Rape, Abuse

The course aims to provide the participants with practical trauma treatment strategies and techniques drawn and integrated from emergent empirically based treatments and frameworks. The post traumatic stress psychotherapies practised will be: Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Cognitive Interweave (EMDR-C). There will also be practise in CPT, EMDR adjunctive theraputic experiental procedures. These include Narrative Perspectives, Systemic Art Fundamentals, the Psycho-dramatic techniques of Active Role Analysis and intra-psychic applications. Creating Standards of Safety for Treatment will be a major theme with all interventions. Participants will be directed to research that is important to the detection and treatment of trauma.

Interactive trauma themes including complex PTSD will be presented for discussion and practise. These include the impact of shame and guilt, physical injury, prior childhood trauma or abuse, family of origin impasse, personality factors, "recovery-readyness", loss-greif, disguised trauma symptoms, alienation, powerlessness, fear and anger. 

It is also anticipated that course members will have the opportunity to expand their present skills base within a trauma treatment context. The therapist roles and relationship building skills will be paramount in this process.

Date & Time:    Friday and Saturday.  9-30am to 4-30pm both days.

Venue:               Melbourne University Hawthorn Campus. Suburb of Hawthorn. Local Accommodation.

Cost:                 $660.00 (inc GST),  Early Bird Rate, $550.00 (inc GST)


41 Donna Buang Street
Camberwell, Victoria

Telephone: +61 3 9809 1958