Certificate in Dissociative Disorders Awareness (distance learning)

Personal Growth and Self Help

UK College of Holistic Training
Certificate in Dissociative Disorders Awareness (distance learning) - start this course at any time of year
Dissociative disorders can be hard to diagnose and hard to understand. This group of disorders includes the syndrome that used to be known as a Multiple Personality Disordera . This course uses a text written by a medical doctor which introduces the concepts of dissociative disorders to other helping professionals in an accessible way. Guidelines for available treatment strategies are noted and hypnotherapy is a feature of possible approaches. Typical presenting syndromes are outlined so that doctors and other helping professionals can be alert to the possibility of dissociative disorder. The role of dissociative disorders in post-traumatic stress, body-image problems, eating disorders, sleep disorders and sexual disorders is presented. There is also material on family relationships where a family member is dissociative.
This course will be of interest to counsellors and therapists as well as all those who care for or come into contact with people with dissociative disorders.
Related Awards, Degrees or Certifications: A Certificate from UK College of Holistic Training will be awarded.
This is primarily book training
book
self directedThis is a self-directed course
study at homeThis course may be available for home-study
textbook-based units and written assignments emailed to collegetextbook-based units and written assignments emailed to college
Course Level:intermediate
Duration:flexible
Training Presented in:English
Certificate Program Provided by UK College of Holistic Training
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Certificate in Dissociative Disorders Awareness (distance learning)
Certificate in Dissociative Disorders Awareness / Certificate of Professional Development in Dissociative Disorders Awareness (distance learning course)
Recommended period of study: approx. 3 months or less
INTRODUCTORY FEE FOR LIMITED PERIOD Pounds Sterling 90 for full payment at enrolment
A FREE textbook will be included for students from the UK. Students outside the UK will need to buy the book from an online bookstore.
Course description
Dissociative disorders can be hard to diagnose and hard to understand. This group of disorders includes the syndrome that used to be known as Multiple Personality Disorder . This course uses a text written by a medical doctor which introduces the concepts of dissociative disorders to other helping professionals in an accessible way. Guidelines for available treatment strategies are noted and hypnotherapy is a feature of possible approaches. Typical presenting syndromes are outlined so that doctors and other helping professionals can be alert to the possibility of dissociative disorder. The role of dissociative disorders in post-traumatic stress, body-image problems, eating disorders, sleep disorders and sexual disorders is presented. There is also material on family relationships where a family member is dissociative.
This course will be of interest to counsellors and therapists as well as all those who care for or come into contact with people with dissociative disorders.
If you are a qualified therapist or health professional this course will lead to the Certificate of Professional Development in Dissociative Disorders Awareness - P. D. Cert. (D. D.A.)
Study will be carried out by reading the textbook and submitting written assignments these can be sent by e-mail. There is no minimum study time and the student may complete the course by submitting all coursework to satisfactory standard.
Feedback will be given by the tutor (who is qualified in counselling and psychotherapy) and all material submitted will be treated in strictest confidence.
There is no particular qualification required to take this course, but students should have good written English.
This course is NOT a substitute for counselling or psychotherapy, or for medical care, and people with psychological problems should seek appropriate treatment with a counsellor or psychotherapist. People with medical problems should consult their medical practitioner.
This course is NOT in itself a qualification in counselling or psychotherapy, though it may be used in conjunction with such qualifications to signify additional specialist learning.
About The Training Provider: UK College of Holistic Training
UK College of Holistic Training - Our new name is UK College of Holistic Training. (formerly Kadmon Academy of Human Potential). We offer distance learning certificate & diploma courses for personal & professional development in therapeutic, self-help and New Age related fields. International enrolment welcome - we accept PayPal. Current courses include Counselling, psychotherapy, stress management, parapsychology,...
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