Postgraduate Certificate in Low Intensity Supervision Training

Attendance
Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
1 Year
Location
Waterside
Start Date
February and October

Overview Updated 09/01/2020

This curriculum has been developed as part of CYP IAPT and the National Implementation Plan to provide high quality low intensity case management and clinical skills supervision to therapists delivering low-intensity interventions.

Course

Highlights

  • Equips supervisor trainees with knowledge to guide low-intensity practitioners in their clinical practice, ethical and legal frameworks, and multi-agency working.
  • Enables supervisor trainees to broaden their underpinning knowledge of psychological theories and practices of supervising low-intensity supervisees and the importance of case management supervision
  • Enables supervisor trainees to reflect on their skills, with an emphasis on demonstrating a number of key characteristics central to delivering effective supervision

Additional

Information

Employment requirements

Students must have been recruited to a relevant organisation. They should be working in services that have access to colleagues in specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services or Mental Health School Teams for consultation and where they can refer children and young people for specialist multidisciplinary care as necessary.

Course Details

The Certificate is taught by our IAPT team of staff which includes Psychological Well-being Practitioner lecturers, Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist lecturers and associate lecturers. The programme is designed to equip students with the skills to deliver effective low-intensity case management supervision to support the structured, evidence-based CYP IAPT way of working with children, young people and families. Specifically where there are common mental health problems of low mood, anxiety, and behavioural challenges. The Certificate consists of 2 compulsory 30 credit modules, assessed at Level 7.

The programme uses lectures, skills workshops, seminars, work-based learning, and supervision of supervision to support trainees in developing knowledge and critical understanding of case management supervision for evidence-based low intensity working in CAMH and MHST (Mental Health School Teams). All students must have access to at least one supervisee who is currently a student CWP or student EMHP or qualified CWP, or qualified EMHP working as a low-intensity clinician.

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Careers

Working in CAMH’s or MHST as a trained low-intensity supervisor to supervise Education Mental Health Practitioner (EMHP) roles and Wellbeing Practitioner (WP) roles.

Progression from EMHP and WP to become qualified low-intensity supervisors once suitably experienced with the required competencies and experience to train as a supervisor

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2020
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

Students whose first language is not English will need to pass The International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)
    for study at postgraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Entry Requirements

Applicants suitability for the low-level intervention supervision training programme for either WPCYPs or EMHPs requires them to have:

A core professional qualification, for example; accredited CBT Therapist, professions aligned to a professional body; or have qualified as a WPCYP/EMHP.  PWPs with additional knowledge and experience of working with children, young people and families. Applicants without a core qualification with a professional body should be able to evidence to their manager they are working towards accreditation with a suitably recognised professional body (e.g. BABCP; UKCP).

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Course Content

  • Low Intensity Supervision Practice ( Credits)
    Module code: OSTN115
    Core Module N
  • Theoretical Underpinnings of Supervision ( Credits)
    Module code: PSYM116
    Core Module N

Fees & Funding

TBC


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Updated 09/01/2020

  • This curriculum has been developed as part of CYP IAPT and the National Implementation Plan to provide high quality low intensity case management and clinical skills supervision to therapists delivering low-intensity interventions.

    Course

    Highlights

    • Equips supervisor trainees with knowledge to guide low-intensity practitioners in their clinical practice, ethical and legal frameworks, and multi-agency working.
    • Enables supervisor trainees to broaden their underpinning knowledge of psychological theories and practices of supervising low-intensity supervisees and the importance of case management supervision
    • Enables supervisor trainees to reflect on their skills, with an emphasis on demonstrating a number of key characteristics central to delivering effective supervision
  • The Certificate is taught by our IAPT team of staff which includes Psychological Well-being Practitioner lecturers, Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist lecturers and associate lecturers. The programme is designed to equip students with the skills to deliver effective low-intensity case management supervision to support the structured, evidence-based CYP IAPT way of working with children, young people and families. Specifically where there are common mental health problems of low mood, anxiety, and behavioural challenges. The Certificate consists of 2 compulsory 30 credit modules, assessed at Level 7.

    The programme uses lectures, skills workshops, seminars, work-based learning, and supervision of supervision to support trainees in developing knowledge and critical understanding of case management supervision for evidence-based low intensity working in CAMH and MHST (Mental Health School Teams). All students must have access to at least one supervisee who is currently a student CWP or student EMHP or qualified CWP, or qualified EMHP working as a low-intensity clinician.

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Employment requirements

    Students must have been recruited to a relevant organisation. They should be working in services that have access to colleagues in specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services or Mental Health School Teams for consultation and where they can refer children and young people for specialist multidisciplinary care as necessary.

    • Working in CAMH’s or MHST as a trained low-intensity supervisor to supervise Education Mental Health Practitioner (EMHP) roles and Wellbeing Practitioner (WP) roles.

      Progression from EMHP and WP to become qualified low-intensity supervisors once suitably experienced with the required competencies and experience to train as a supervisor

  • Applicants suitability for the low-level intervention supervision training programme for either WPCYPs or EMHPs requires them to have:

    A core professional qualification, for example; accredited CBT Therapist, professions aligned to a professional body; or have qualified as a WPCYP/EMHP.  PWPs with additional knowledge and experience of working with children, young people and families. Applicants without a core qualification with a professional body should be able to evidence to their manager they are working towards accreditation with a suitably recognised professional body (e.g. BABCP; UKCP).

    Read more

    Students whose first language is not English will need to pass The International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

    • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)
      for study at postgraduate level.

    For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2020@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2020
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Low Intensity Supervision Practice ( Credits)
      Module code: OSTN115
      Core Module N
    • Theoretical Underpinnings of Supervision ( Credits)
      Module code: PSYM116
      Core Module N
  • TBC

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

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Now Open

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