Trauma Institute

Applied Studies in Trauma Counselling

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Availability: Flexible online delivery – work at your own pace
Duration: 6 months
Investment: $3959.00
This course is designed to equip you with the skills required to work in critical incident responses and cases of early intervention in trauma.
The aim of this course is to provide students with the essential skills and knowledge in order to provide effective crisis trauma counselling, treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), applying psychological first aid and counselling skills and techniques. This course is specifically designed for social workers, nurses, teachers, counsellors and other professionals who wish to gain the specific skills and knowledge required to assist people suffering loss, grief and trauma.
Course Aims:
The broad aim of this course is to acquaint students with the ability to work with trauma survivors of abuse, violence, war, accident, crime and disaster. The objectives of the course are:
Career Outcomes:
Career opportunities include working in areas such as:
Career Outcomes:
The ideal applicants must normally hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution. However, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions such as work experience, the Trauma Institute may admit others who can show evidence of suitability for candidature.
Intake dates:
Every 1st Monday of each month.
Please note, there is no new intake course during December and January.
*You must enrol in a term within a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the start of the elected term date. Late and cancellation fees may occur if failure to do so. Your application/enrolment approval can take up to 4 weeks.