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QLS Diploma in Counselling Adult Trauma

Certificate: Provided by ABC Awards & Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme

Who is this course for?   Qualified counsellors wishing to expand and deepen their knowledge of working with trauma and sexual abuse.


What is covered on this course?

  • Students will learn the theory of psychological trauma, including looking at physiological, biological, psychological, and sociological responses to trauma.
  • Students will learn about the different diagnoses of trauma, with a focus on complex trauma and sexual abuse
  • Students will learn about the theory of attachment and how these different attachment styles can influence a therapist’s approach to working with psychological trauma
  • Students will learn a staged approach to working with trauma through exploring and critiquing trauma focused models. 

Course Curriculum:

Module 1: Trauma Theory

Module 2: Complex Trauma and Attachment with specific reference to sexual abuse

Module 3: Safe Trauma Therapy: assessment, managing risk, and trauma focused models

Module 4: Working with Trauma: A Staged Approach

Module 5: Self Care, Vicarious Trauma, and Burnout

Method of assessment: 

In order to successfully complete the Diploma in Counselling Children who have Experienced Trauma all students are required to complete a 3,500 word case study. 


To complete this CPD course, students must be qualified counsellors and a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, or another relevant body.

Our training is offered on the following dates 10am—4pm during 2021:

10th and 11th April 2021

8th and 9th May 2021

19h and 20th June 2021

 Easy payment schedule

 Course fee £800.00 plus £10 Registration Fee

£200 Deposit plus £10 Registration Fee and 6 payments of £100.00 spread out over the course

 Venue: RASA Education Training Centre, Bootle L20 4TZ

For further information or to book a place

please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Tel: 07483 168873

To book a place please complete the attached enrolment form and follow the instructions with regards to payment.

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 Enrolment form


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