Spotlight on PTSD

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Course summary

This course is designed for mental health practitioners who would like to increase their knowledge of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Course aims

The aims of this course are to:

  • Summarize the historical development of PTSD
  • Discuss the diagnostic criteria of PTSD in DSM and ICD
  • Describe the epidemiology of PTSD in terms of prevalence, gender differences, comorbidity, risk factors, course, and phenomenology
  • Provide a summary of the major etiological theories of PTSD
  • Introduce and describe evidence-based treatments for PTSD
Course learning outcomes

After taking this course practitioners will be able to:

  • Describe the symptom profile and diagnostic criteria of PTSD in both the DSM5 and ICD-11
  • Describe and understand the epidemiology of PTSD, with particular reference to emergency services workers
  • Understand etiological theories of PTSD e.g., what explains the development of the condition
  • Have an increased awareness of evidence-based treatments for PTSD.
Spotlight on PTSD
Self-paced online
90 minutes
AUD $82.50 (incl. GST)

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Level 3, 161 Barry Street

Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia

Phone: +61 3 9035 5599

Fax: +61 3 9035 5455