Trauma Support & Counseling Course




20th -20th Jan 2023


13th-17th Feb 2023


15th-19th Apr 2023


22nd-26th May 2023


26th-30th June 2023


21st-25th Aug 2023


18th-22nd Sept 2023


20th-24th Nov 2023


4th-8th Dec 2023


The training on trauma support and counseling equips one with the pertinent knowledge, values and skills to identify customers exposed to traumatic events and offer stress assistance services in the immediate aftermath of distressing functions, under the supervision of a properly trained/registered brain health professional. Through this instruction, you are going to come to comprehend ideas of First Aid, the concepts of trauma healing periods, and treatments that are effective for individuals struggling with PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder).

Program Objectives:

• Situations where damage may occur

• Physical, psychological, behavioural and cognitive symptoms of trauma-related stress

• Symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder

• Components of trauma which effect on communities

• stages in healing from trauma

• Demonstrate the correct program of counselling


5 days

Who Can Attend?

Health providers that are beginning, or are in the first stages of the career of theirs in risk and security management, crisis response/ medical personnel, NGO staff, expert counselors, Trauma support staff, crisis response teams and so on.

Course Outline for Trauma Support and Counseling

• Introduction to Trauma

• Psychological and physiological Reactions to Trauma

• Post Traumatic Stress Disorder as well as Traumatic Grief

• Community Trauma within Natural Disasters

• Community Trauma in Man-made Events

• Critical Incident and workplace Trauma Stress Debriefing

• Childhood Trauma in Impacts and experiences

• Strategies to Counseling Children

• Counseling Traumatized Clients

• Counseling traumatized Clients

• Trauma Counseling Strategies as well as Techniques

• Counselor, Responding to Trauma


  • All the participants should be conversant with the English language.
  • All our courses involve a mix of one on one presentations, web based tutorials, group discussions, and practical exercises.
  • All courses can be tailor made and adjusted to meet the client’s needs.
  • We have a team of professional experts who work as professionals and trainers in their respective fields.
  • Each participant will get an Uphilos Consultancy certificate, upon completion of each course.
  • All our training sessions are held at Uphilos Center. For groups above five people we can train at any location in Kenya, above ten people any location within East Africa, and above twenty people at any location as per the client’s specifications.
  • Participants will be responsible for their travel, dinner, airport transfers, and other personal expenses.
  • Accommodation will be arranged upon request at a discounted price.
  • All payments should be made two weeks prior to the training for better logistics. Proof of payment should be sent to [email protected]
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