Advanced Diploma in Trauma Treatment of Complex PTSD

Advanced Diploma in Trauma Treatment of Complex PTSD



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.

In this Advanced Diploma in Trauma Treatment of Complex PTSD course, you will discover the terms for complex PTSD, including the types of trauma that can have additional effects on PTSD. You will learn about the types of traumatic events that can cause complex PTSD and explore the key factors that can rapidly develop complex PTSD.

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.

Highlights  of The Advanced Diploma on Trauma Treatment of Complex PTSD
  • 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

Course Design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Text/Video lessons
  • Online study materials

Who is This Advanced Diploma on Trauma Treatment of Complex PTSD for?

This Advanced Diploma on Trauma Treatment of Complex PTSD course is perfect for mental health workers, teachers, probation workers, child-protective services workers, parents or foster parents, who are interested in learning about complex PTSD, including its associated symptoms and behaviours, diagnosis and available treatments, and how it can affect human life longevity. There are no prior learning requirements or formal degrees necessary to begin this course, and it can be studied on a full-time or part-time basis.

Certificate of Achievement

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme

After successfully completing the course, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new achievement. Endorsed certificates can be ordered and get delivered to your home by post for only £129. There is an additional £10 postage charge for international students.

CPD Certification from One Education

After successfully completing the MCQ assessment of this course, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.


This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider 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 Quality Licence Scheme website.

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for Quality Licence Scheme endorsed and CPD accredited certificates. 

After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.

After passing the assignment exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.


The Advanced Diploma on Trauma Treatment of Complex PTSD is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Career Path

Upon successful completion, learners will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and understanding of the symptoms of complex PTSD along with treatment options and the recovery process.

Course Curriculum

Advanced Diploma in Trauma Treatment of Complex PTSD
Module 1: Introduction to Advanced Training for Trauma Treatment of Complex PTSD 00:55:00
Module 2: Foundation and Knowledge 01:00:00
Module 3: Symptoms of C-PTSD 01:00:00
Module 4: Neurobiology of C-PTSD 01:00:00
Module 5: Stress Response and Stages of Traumatic Response 01:01:00
Module 6: Deliberate Practice 01:00:00
Module 7: Self-Regulation and Co-Regulation 01:00:00
Module 8: Introduction to Active Ingredients 01:00:00
Module 9: Empowerment and Resilience Treatment Structure – Stage I: Preparation 01:00:00
Module 10: Empowerment and Resilience Treatment Structure – Stage II: Psychoeduc 01:00:00
Module 11: Graphic Timeline 01:00:00
Module 12: Skills Development – Relaxation 01:01:00
Module 13: Skills Development – Grounding 01:00:00
Module 14. Skills Development Conclusion and Regression 01:08:00
Module 15: Forward Facing Trauma Therapy (FFTT) 01:00:00
Module 16: Therapist Driven Treatments 01:04:00
Assignment – Advanced Diploma in Trauma Treatment of Complex PTSD 3 weeks, 4 days
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