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Description

This online course allows participants to gain fundamental knowledge about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as described in DSM-IV-TR.
Participants – professionals or students in mental health – will learn how to recognize the symptoms associated with PTSD and assess their frequency and intensity.
This course also allows participants to familiarize themselves with the concepts of distress and peritraumatic dissociation.

This course uses the APA (American Psychiatric Association)'s DSM-IV-TR (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual) diagnostic criteria to define the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Topics Covered

  • Presentation of the Info-trauma website providing essential information about the post-traumatic stress disorder and resources for professionals:
    - History of trauma
    - Definition trauma
    - Differences between tress and trauma
    - The PTSD?
    - The dissociation
    - What is resilience?
    - What is debriefing? Is it considered effective?
    - Pharmacology and psychological trauma
     
  • Readings and downloadable tools to assess immediate and post-immediate reactions after a disaster:
    - Case Studies
    - Downloadable Rapid Triage Kit
    - Downloadable Rapid Diagnostic Kit
    - Printable Guide for Victims
     
  • Interactive online training modules with three video vignettes featuring all post-traumatic symptoms through an interview between an expert in mental health and a person suffering from PTSD.
  • Advice and tips on life skills for victims are provided throughout  the Info-trauma website and the interactive online training modules.
  • A test of 60 multiple-choice questions on trauma, assessment of post-traumatic stress disorder as well as on how to behave with victims.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Broadly define basic concepts related to trauma.
  • Recognize and assess symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder according to DSM-IV-TR, peritraumatic distress as well as peritraumatic dissociation.
  • Assess for symptoms of psychological distress following a wide-scale traumatic event (eg.: terrorist attack) by having the capacity to effectively execute a psychological triage.
  • Use the following scientifically-validated diagnostic tests: Semi-structured clinical interview (Montreal Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale; M-CAPS), the Impact of Event Scale-Revised (IES-R), the Peritraumatic Distress Inventory (PDI) and the Peritraumatic Dissociative Experience Questionnaire (PDEQ).

Notes

This training is available exclusively online and utilizes an autonomous format. Participants must demonstrate independence and be comfortable with the online training format. The Introduction to Post-traumatic Stress Disorder training is currently available in English and French.
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Section(s) offered

Section Title
Introduction to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (Residing In Canada)
Language of Delivery
English
Section Schedule
Date and Time TBA
Delivery Formats
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $149.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
TBD
Transfer Request Deadline
TBD
Withdrawal Request Deadline
TBD
Section Notes

You will receive a separate email with instructions on how to access the course within 2 business days.

 

Cancellation Policy

Full refund any time prior to the first time you log into the learning interface. No refund after accessing the learning interface.

Section Title
Introduction au syndrome de stress post-traumatique ( Résidant au Canada)
Language of Delivery
French
Section Schedule
Date and Time TBA
Delivery Formats
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $149.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
TBD
Transfer Request Deadline
TBD
Withdrawal Request Deadline
TBD
Section Notes

Vous recevrez un courriel distinct avec des instructions sur la façon d'accéder au cours dans les deux jours ouvrables.

Politique d'annulation

Remboursement complet à tout moment avant la première connexion à l'interface d'apprentissage. Aucun remboursement après avoir accédé à l'interface d'apprentissage.

Section Title
Introduction to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (International)
Language of Delivery
English
Section Schedule
Date and Time TBA
Delivery Formats
Course Fee(s)
Drop Request Deadline
TBD
Transfer Request Deadline
TBD
Withdrawal Request Deadline
TBD
Section Notes

You will receive a separate email with instructions on how to access the course within 2 business days.

 

Cancellation Policy

Full refund any time prior to the first time you log into the learning interface. No refund after accessing the learning interface.

Section Title
Introduction au syndrome de stress post-traumatique ( International)
Language of Delivery
French
Section Schedule
Date and Time TBA
Delivery Formats
Course Fee(s)
Drop Request Deadline
TBD
Transfer Request Deadline
TBD
Withdrawal Request Deadline
TBD
Section Notes

Vous recevrez un courriel distinct avec des instructions sur la façon d'accéder au cours dans les deux jours ouvrables.

Politique d'annulation

Remboursement complet à tout moment avant la première connexion à l'interface d'apprentissage. Aucun remboursement après avoir accédé à l'interface d'apprentissage.

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