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PGDip High Intensity Psychological Therapies

Newcastle University

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AIMS This course is part of the ?Increasing Access to Psychological Therapies? programme (IAPT) run by the NHS and is for trainee High Intensity Psychological Therapists employed by the NHS. It is intended to train competent evidence-based psychotherapists who will treat anxiety and depression using cognitive and behavioural interventions. PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION The course focuses on (i): practical clinical skills, via experiential workshops and clinical supervision delivered by experienced cognitive behaviour therapy practitioners, and (ii): the theories and evidence underpinning intervention, via guided reading and expert-led seminars. Trainees will be at the University two days per week and in service delivery sites applying their new learning for the remainder of their working week. One day of the course will be given over to supervision, seminars and library time the second day will be for skills workshops. Assessment is via clinical recordings, case studies and a theoretical essay. TYPICAL FUNDING All training places are fully-funded by the NHS and cover tuition fees and provide a salary. Vacancies are advertised on http:www.jobs.nhs.uk Since this course is only available to NHS employees, we are not in a position to offer places to self-funded, overseas non-EU applicants. For more information about funding opportunities please see http:www.ncl.ac.ukpostgraduatefunding HOW TO APPLY Specialised Application Procedure: Application and selection are undertaken in partnership with the NHS Trusts advertising the vacancies.

AIMS This course is part of the ?Increasing Access to Psychological Therapies? programme (IAPT) run by the NHS and is for trainee High Intensity Psychological Therapists employed by the NHS. It is intended to train competent evidence-based psychotherapists who will treat anxiety and depression using cognitive and behavioural interventions. PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION The course focuses on (i):...

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