CL59 Graduate Diploma of Traumatic Stress Management

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete electives

Core Major

Number of units: 8 Total credit points: 48

The Graduate Diploma of Traumatic Stress Management comprises 5 core units (30 credit points) that must be completed by all students.

Students can then choose 3 units (18 credit points) from a list of elective units which provide different evidence based contextual information which will inform the management and evaluation skills and techniques encompassed within the core units of study.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
PSYC20046 Physiology and Psychology of Stress and Trauma
PSYC20048 Animal Assisted Interaction for Stress and Trauma Management
PSYC20047 Counselling for Stress and Trauma Management
PSYC20049 Managing Workplace Mental Health
PSYC20043 Coaching Individuals for Positive Change


Number of units: 3 Total credit points: 18

Students must complete any 3 of the below units to satisfy the requirements for the Graduate Diploma qualification.

Available units
Students may choose to do any of the following:
PSYC20041 Group Facilitation Skills
PSYC20042 Building Wellbeing and Resilience: Interconnected Factors
PSYC20040 Wellbeing Initiatives: Local and Global Scales
PSYC20036 Applied Positive Psychology
PSYC20037 Introduction to Positive Psychology: Perspectives on Wellbeing
DSMG20004 Building Adaptive Capacity
SAFE20017 Human Factors in Complex Systems
HHSM20004 Organisational Culture in Health Care Settings
HHSM20003 Using Health Data: Recognising Risk to Initiate Change
DSMG20001 Leadership in Emergency and Disaster Management