The PG Dip programme equips students with a critical understanding of psychological models of psychosis and the skills to deliver high quality and creative cognitive behavioural interventions. The shorter PG Cert programmes focus on clinical skills, for clinicians, or on theoretical background for researchers, academics and non-practitioners.
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- Internationally renowned centre for the development and evaluation of cognitive behavioural interventions for people with psychosis offers unrivalled access to current innovations in practice and research.
- Close supervision with expert practitioners develops students' ability to become skilled and creative independent practitioners of CBT for Psychosis.
- Develops students' skills in training and supervising other professionals and thus improves the provision of CBT for Psychosis in students' own work settings.
Programme Directors: Professor Philippa Garety; Dr. Emmanuelle Peters; Professor Elizabeth Kuipers Programme Leaders: Dr. Elaine Hunter/Dr. Louise Johns/Dr Juliana Onwumere/ Dr Suzanne Jolley
This programme contributes to but does not fulfil the BABCP supervision/training requirements necessary for registration as an accredited CBT therapist.
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 120/ECTS 60
PG Dip 16 months PT, eight months fast-track FT also available. PG Cert programmes one year PT. Programmes start January 2013 (attendance is Thursdays only at the Institute of Psychiatry).
Denmark Hill Campus.
Graduates go on to deliver specialised CBT for Psychosis within their clinical services. Career progression to therapy practitioner or supervisor/manager/trainer is common following successful completion of the course. Academic training equips graduates with the skills to develop their own research ideas and to undertake teaching in their local institutions. Qualification for practitioner accreditation with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) after successfully completing the programme will depend upon your prior experience.
Year of entry 2014