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  Supervision of Therapeutic Practice - PGCert

University of Sussex    School of Psychology

Full time September PGCert 1 year full-time
Nursing & Health (27) Psychology (31)

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Are you passionate about working as a clinical supervisor for practitioners delivering cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to children and young people? Look no further than our "Supervision of Therapeutic Practice - PGCert" programme. This course equips you with the necessary knowledge and skills to ensure safe and ethical practice in NHS and school settings. You'll have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience through a clinical placement and learn from experienced professionals. With a strong focus on promoting psychological knowledge and facilitating therapeutic processes, this course prepares you for a rewarding career in the mental health field. Join us and make a difference in the lives of children and young people. Entry requirements include an upper second-class honours degree and experience in practicing CBT interventions.

About the course

This course is for you if you’d like to work as a clinical supervisor for clinical practitioners delivering low-intensity cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) interventions to children and young people in NHS and/or school settings. 

You’ll gain the knowledge and skills needed for your role, and to ensure safe and ethical practice. The course combines academic study with a clinical placement and experience of supervision.

This course is offered in partnership with the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, providing a range of mental health services across the South of England.

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Entry Requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.

Your qualification can be in any subject. You should have substantive experience of practicing Low or High Intensity CBT interventions. No prior knowledge or experience of working with Children and Young people is required but you should demonstrate an interest and desire to work with, and supervise others working with, children and young people with mental health difficulties. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.


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