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TRAUMA FOCUSED THERAPY - LEVEL 4 DIPLOMA ACCREDITTED BY THE NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF PSYCHOTHERAPISTS 
 
Do you work with children and teeagers who have experienced adverse childhood experiences? If so, then this cutting edge training is for you!! 
Online abuse and grooming has increased from 50% reporting to 100% increase. Domestic abuse is thought to have gone up 20% across the globe but these are only current reported figures so it will be far worse 
 
The Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) estimated that 7.5% of adults aged 18 to 74 years experienced sexual abuse before the age of 16 years (3.1 million people); this includes both adult and child perpetrators. 
The abuse was most likely to have been perpetrated by a friend or acquaintance (37%); around a third (30%) were sexually abused by a stranger. 
The majority of victims did not tell anyone about their sexual abuse at the time, with “embarrassment” being the most common reason. 
In the year ending March 2019, the police in England and Wales recorded 73,260 sexual offences where there are data to identify the victim was a child. 
At 31 March 2019, 2,230 children in England were the subject of a child protection plan (CPP) and 120 children in Wales were on the child protection register (CPR) for experience or risk of sexual abuse. 
Sexual abuse has become the most common type of abuse counselled by Childline in recent years; it was also the most commonly reported type of abuse by adults calling the National Association for People Abused in Childhood’s (NAPAC’s) helpline in the year ending March 2019
 
ENROLMENT IS NOW OPEN FOR SEPTEMBER 2021 
 
A cutting edge, professional training in how to work with people whom have trauma and behaviour related issues. 
 
This diploma is designed specifically for people who work with young people and adults in any type of supportive capacity. Many practitioners working with children and teenagers in services such as youth offending, foster care, children’s homes and pupil referral units and social care are aware of trauma informed work, however we, at I.T.S believe we all need to go a step further and raise our standards of practice and enhance our knowledge of trauma. All material is underpinned by neuroscience and and combined with cutting edge information gathered from across the globe.  
 
For people to develop into stable adults with healthy levels of psychological functioning they need to feel safe, this course strategicly forms and develops your awareness and understanding of bottom up brain engagement to support a sense of safety and to enhance emotionally corrective experiences.  
 
The ethos at I.T.S is to promote and develop an integrative knowledge base to bring understanding and resolution to the effects of trauma. During this course you will learn specific theories to create an integrative application of trauma focused theories and models, such as EMDR, Poly Vagal , Emotion regulation , attachment and a number of different stabilisation methods. 
 
THIS DIPLOMA CAN BE TAKEN AS EITHER A DIPLOMA OR A CPD CERTIFICATE, PLEASE SEE BELOW. 
 

Faculty 

You are guided through this diploma by a number of absolute specialists with over 80 years combined experience, Including Rachel Fairhurst, Marilyn Hawes, Sally -Ann Burris and Joshua Isack Smith.  

Dates 

M1 - 6/7/September - M2- 4/5/October - M3 1/2/November - M4 6/7/December - M5 01/11/January - M6 31/01/February (TO BE CONFIRMED) 

Fees/Payment options 

The Diploma is £3600 The CPD Certificate is £3000 - Payl8tr finance options available - please contact for further details. 

Course aims 

• To establish an excellent understanding of and identification of ACE’S and the implications and impact on the person. 
• Gain a solid foundation of relevant theories and a deeper understanding of the impact of trauma on the development of body, brain, emotions and relationships and psyche. 
• To develop a greater awareness of the impact of traumatic symptom clusters and map behaviour which is reflective of these symptoms. 
• Design strategies to amend and process these behaviour patterns 
• To provide practical and helpful interventions when working with children who have experienced trauma 
• To promote a deeper capacity to reflect on working practice and the impact of working with traumatised individuals 
• To critically examine the first phase of the TRI phasic model within working with complex trauma and PTSD 
• Safely and strategically apply specific trauma focused protocols, explore and understand the neuroscience of trauma and the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) 

Who can apply 

This cutting edge training in working with trauma is open to councillors, psychologists, psychotherapists, youth offending workers, school councillors, foster carers, teachers, pupil referral units, CAHMS workers, or other mental health professionals. 
 
The course explores the impact, accommodation and asslmilation trauma has on the developing systems with attention to a solution focused approach to resolve behaviours and unhelpful coping strategies traumatised people use to manage their lives. 

Course content 

Module 1 
To establish an excellent understanding of and identification of ACE’S and the implications and impact on the person. Exploring each ACE in definition and impact on and development of traumatic symptoms, including peer on peer abuse. Pathway of disclosure for children, to be included in PHSE – flowchart to disclosure. 
 
Module 2 
Gain a solid foundation of relevant theories such as poly-vagal theory, Social baseline theory and the importance of co-regulation. How this impacts trauma and the development of body, brain, emotions, relationships and psyche. 
Introduction to trauma focused stabilisation protocols 
 
Module 3 
To promote a deeper capacity to reflect on working practice and the impact of working with traumatised individuals. Maintaining boundaries and managing the trauma triangle. 
 
Module 4 
To develop a greater awareness of the impact of traumatic symptom clusters and map behaviour which is reflective of these symptoms and how this shapes the world around the teenager.Learn how to create safety in the body, emotions and create a sense of internal safety. 
 
Module 5 
To provide practical and helpful interventions when working with children who have experienced trauma, the neuroscience of emotions. 
Emotion regulation framework and EMDR skills and tools. 
 
Module 6 
Design strategies to resolve and change behaviour patterns, to manage environments Safely and strategically apply specific trauma focused protocols and create environmental safety. 

Diploma & CPD option 

Diploma in Trauma Focused Therapy 
This is an accredited, professional diploma. Full attendance, self directed research, a written assignment, two presentations, and a specialised document and two case studies. 
 
Certificate in Trauma Focused Therapy 
This is a CPD and not a qualification. Full attendance is required, however it is an experiential learning journey with self directed research. 
You will be provided with course materials and resources of the full course. 

Progression route 

After completing this level 4 diploma, you will then be able to apply for the Level 5 diploma in working with Complex Trauma and PTSD 
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