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Online Course: Trauma - Related Diagnoses and Presentation

This online training is made up of two 2¼ hour sessions with a 15-minute break. This training will be on Tuesday, 16 November 2021 from 9.15 to 11.30am and 12.45 to 3.00pm. 

This course is relevant to those who are working with service users who might attract a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and/or who wish to understand the effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences.


To give participants a greater understanding of the effects of trauma and the ways it might present.

This course will enable participants to explore:

  • What the diagnoses of Borderline Personality Disorder and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder mean; from the point of view of the medical model and from the perspective of the service user/client
  • What the Adverse Childhood Experiences are and the effects they may have in later life
  • How it is to work with individuals and suggestions for ways to work with individuals who have attracted the diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and
  • How the participant can support themselves in this work.


Emily Steedman has over 13 years’ experience of working with Health in Mind. Currently she is a Project Worker with the Trauma Support Services. Emily has a keen interest and passion for using creative tools to foster collective advocacy and raise awareness of the difficulties and barriers faced by people affected by trauma. She has an MSc in Community Education and many years of experience facilitating workshops.

Terms and conditions

This online course will be delivered through Zoom.

Training bookings on Eventbrite are best paid for by credit or debit card using Visa, Mastercard or American Express.

If you need to cancel your booking and give more than 30 days’ notice, we will refund 50% of your fee. If due to unforeseen circumstances we have to change the course date, and it is not suitable for you, we will refund 100% of the payment.

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