Mode of delivery:

Self-paced online

Training level:

Mental health practitioners

Duration:

110 mins

Pricing:

Free

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Course summary

A short course to assist mental health practitioners identify and challenge common posttraumatic attributions as part of your cognitive therapy with disaster-impacted individuals.

Why do this course?

Australia is prone to the impact of natural disasters, and many people struggle with distressing thoughts after these events. If these thoughts continue, they may contribute to the experience of ongoing negative emotions such as fear, anxiety, depression, sadness, anger, shame, guilt and grief. The course aims to help mental health practitioners identify and challenge common posttraumatic attributions as part of standard cognitive therapy with disaster-impacted individuals.

Who should do this course?

Mental health practitioners who are familiar with or competent in the use of Cognitive Therapy. Although designed with the needs of mental health practitioners in mind, it will none-the-less be useful for a wide range of health practitioners.

Course content

  • Disaster and common mental health impacts
  • Posttraumatic attributions in the context of cognitive therapy
  • Common posttraumatic attributions following disaster
  • Elicitation strategies
  • Working with and challenging posttraumatic attributions

Testimonial

“I loved the format and the content was very accessible and understandable".
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Course developers

“We’re Australia’s National Centre of Excellence in Posttraumatic Mental Health, the internationally recognised experts in trauma-related mental health and wellbeing.“
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Phoenix Australia