Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Level 3

Course code: ABC1073
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Develop an understanding of people that deal with persistent mental and emotional stress, as a result of injury or severe psychological shock in our Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Level 3.

  • Outline the historical roots of PTSD
  • Understand how PTSD became recognised by the DSM-V
  • Identify the reasons why and how PTSD can go undiagnosed
  • Explore Biological explanations of PTSD
  • Understand why the biological approach to PTSD does not give a complete explanation
  • Learn about the Psychodynamic and Cognitive approaches
  • Describe Biological and Psychological treatments and link them to PTSD
  • Discover how to write a report on a fictitious case study

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are encouraging learners to select online study as the delivery of study packs is likely to be delayed. For those students who still wish to select study pack, we are providing free e-learning access, where available, to avoid any interruption of study. These students will receive access to our e-learning platform within 24 hours, and their study pack will follow in due course. Students who wish to study online only, are unaffected and will receive their e-learning access within 24 hours.

Course Overview

Covering all aspects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, this Level 3 course aims to equip you with real depth of knowledge around this condition.

All course materials will be delivered to you by post or via email, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors will help you every step of the way by email.

This course is approved by the ACCPH (Accredited Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists), at the end of this course students will be able to join and become a member of the ACCPH. The ACCPH is an independent self-regulated professional body for counsellors, psychotherapists and hypnotherapists.

Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Study Hours

Approximately 100 hours.

Course Outcome

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Level 3.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor marked assignments.

Course Content
  • Historical roots of PTSD
  • DSM-V became recognised
  • Undiagnosed PTSD
  • Biological explanations of PTSD
  • DSM-5
  • Biological approach
  • Psychodynamic and Cognitive approaches
  • Using the DSM-5
  • Military and abuse
  • Psychodynamic and Cognitive approaches
  • Best approach Biological or Psychological
  • Abnormal behaviour
  • Issues for the classification and diagnosis of PTSD in adults
  • Difficulties in diagnosing PTSD in children
  • Biological Treatments for PTSD
  • Psychological Treatments for PTSD
  • Biological and Psychological approaches
Extra Info

Assessment

The Post Traumatic Stress Disorder course is assessed by a series of written assignments, which are submitted to and marked by your tutor. There is no external examination required.

Course Duration

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 100 hours to complete. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

Study Method

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you. You will also receive tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Awarding Body

This course has been endorsed by ABC Awards and Certa Awards for its high-quality. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the ABC Awards and Certa Awards website.
This course has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of knowledge and understanding that you would expect at this level.

This course is approved by the ACCPH (Accredited Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists), at the end of this course students will be able to join and become a member of the ACCPH. The ACCPH is an independent self-regulated professional body for counsellors, psychotherapists and hypnotherapists.

Q&As

No previous knowledge or skills are required to enrol onto this course.

  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV writing service
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
  • FREE XO Student Discounts card
  • * Comprehensive study guide
  • * Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • * Student study planner
  • * Student notebook
  • * Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

No. Your certification is issued based on your tutor-marked assignments alone.

No. Everything you need is included in the price!

It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Adviser Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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