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This course is called Trauma informed TRUST with lived experience insight and is  CPD Accredited by the EFT & Mindfulness Centre. We encourage you to check out the EFT & Mindfulness Centre


Trauma Informed Learning from Lived Experience

Welcome to A Positive Start CIC e-learning, training that aims to enlighten, empower and protect.

A Positive Start is an asset locked, profit for social purpose community interest company. I am Deborah Crozier course creator, and I will be your instructor. Should you wish to discuss any of the information in this course, please contact me.

This course has been written with Lived Experience Insight, from the perspective of people who have experienced trauma. I’d like to take this opportunity to thank Alison McNeil and the participants of the Peer-to-Peer group for their time, commitment and their strength in sharing painful experiences allowing us to better understand the impact of Trauma.

Important Information

This course includes readings, recordings media, and discussion around topics such as Trauma, PTSD, bullying, domestic violence, gaslighting, physical violence, and identity-based discrimination and harassment. I acknowledge that it may be difficult to engage with this content. I also encourage you to care for your safety and well-being. If you would like more information about the course content – please email to using TRUST Course Content in the subject line. 

About the Course

This course is called Trauma informed TRUST with lived experience insight and is  CPD Accredited by the EFT & Mindfulness Centre. We encourage you to check out the EFT & Mindfulness Centre


CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development and is the term used to describe the learning activities professionals engage in to develop and enhance their abilities.

At APS CIC we advocate for a Trauma Informed Society, therefore on successful completion of this course we have included 12 months FREE Trauma Informed Membership and a Trauma Informed Members Badge. Please display your badge and let others know you have completed the course and are Trauma Informed.

We will notify you by email of any course updates and your annual membership renewal options.


The aim of this course is to:

  • Raise awareness of trauma and the impact it has on individual lives, services/businesses, the wider community, and society in general.
  • Highlight the many benefits of becoming a trauma informed society
  • Create a healthier, harmonious, and compassionate environment, school, home, work, and wider community
  • Save time and money by increasing Wellbeing, understanding and tolerance
  • Reduce the number of sick days taken
  • Recognise and effectively manage the symptoms of trauma in self & others
  • Reduce anxiety for people who have experienced trauma
  • Reduce misunderstandings that can lead to arguments, conflicts & disputes.
  • Explain what you can do to lessen the impact of trauma for sufferers of Trauma and CPTSD

Course Content

There is a brief introduction video, followed by 2 video presentations which you are required to watch at the beginning of the course, instructions for the video presentations are available to download in the first section of the Curriculum.

After you have completed the presentations, there are 12 Sections to complete.  Copies of the presentation slides are visible as reminders. You will find downloaded course instructions and worksheets at the start of every section.

Each section consists of time limited questions. Some sections have as few as 5 questions with a time limit of 15 minutes, while others have as many as 16 with a time limit of 30 minutes. The questions in each section are a mix of multiple choice, True or False and single answer questions.

Each section requires 80% to pass and the course overall requires 80% to pass.

You have 3 attempts at the questions in each section. The first attempt is intended as a practice run to familiarize yourself with the format. After the first attempt, review your answers against the notes you have taken during the presentation. When you are happy that you have understood the questions, Retake the questions.

You have 2 further attempts to pass each section, Read the Questions AND ALL possible Answers carefully and remember to press COMPLETE at the end of each slide otherwise your progress will not be recorded. 

Accessing course content

In order to access all courses on our learning platform, you will need to register an account which you can do by scrolling to the bottom of the Home page.

To enrol on the course – click Start Now on the Course page.

Once your payment has been processed, or when you are registered if you have opted for one of our free courses, you can access the course content online immediately and familiarize yourself with the layout. There are 4 tabs at the top of this page – Overview, Curriculum, Instructor & FAQs. You are currently on the Overview Tab; you will find the course content in Curriculum.  The Instructor Tab is self-explanatory, FAQs are the questions that have previously been asked by students during and after the course. Ask questions at any time and we will add them to the FAQ for the benefit of everyone.

Written Assignments Q11 & Q12

Questions 11 and 12 are both written assignments and are an integral part of this course. You have 12 months to complete the assignments, however the course is not considered complete until both assignments have been submitted. Please ensure you make copies of your submissions, as we cannot accept liability for submission errors or misplaced assignments and this course is not considered complete until all course questions are answered, and assignments have been successfully submitted.


On successful completion you will receive an APS CIC Certificate of Attendance, A CPD accredited certificate , 12 Months Free Trauma Informed Membership and any course updates within the 12 month period. Please complete the Claim your Certificate form at S66 in Section 12 to ensure your name is spelled correctly.


If you encounter any issues or if you do not receive a link within 24 hours, please email for support or

There is a Q & A form available in Section 12, you can either make notes of questions throughout the course and submit at the end, or you can use email at any time using the emails above.

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