IAPT Training

IPT New Supervisor Training

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IPT New Supervisor Training

Accredited IAPT Training


Training Provider: IPTUK

Venue: Northern School of Child Psychotherapy (NSCAP)

Dates: future IPT New Supervisor Training - to be confirmed.

Limited funding is available for professionals who meet criteria and are based in North West region, however, North West funding can be allocated to professionals from either North West or Yorkshire and Humber region, as long as they work with therapists who work in North West or will supervise North West therapists in the future. Applicants from other regions will need to self-fund the training.

Cost: £1000 - five training days plus £2000 - supervision (covering two IPT practitioner cases and initial supervision practice (Total cost per participant - £3000)


About the training:

This course is made up of five training days scheduled over six months (on the above dates) and involves completion of two more IPT cases under accreditation level supervision and supervision of initial casework with a novice IPT therapist.

The course aims to develop advanced skills in group and individual supervision of IPT practice. The course aims to provide participants with advanced knowledge and theoretical understanding of IPT, and will provide a competency based format for self-assessment and clinical supervision. It will extend the knowledge and skills of qualified IPT practitioners in the clinical application of IPT across all focal areas and a range of clinical presentations. This course will consolidate skills and develop knowledge and understanding of skills required to supervise in a peer and accreditation setting.

Trainees will develop skills in evaluating adherence to the IPT model, communicating effectively and constructively on the successful application of knowledge and techniques, and managing and supporting change in non adherent practice. The module will equip trainees with knowledge and understanding of the importance of communication skills, conceptualization skills evaluation skills, supporting skills transfer from alternative approaches, promoting development of new skills and adapted application of existing skills in IPT trainees.

This training has been commissioned by Health Education England for the North West region and will be provided by Dr Roslyn Law for IPTUK at the Northern School of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy (NSCAP).


Who is the course suitable for:

This course is suitable for IPT practitioners who have completed practitioner level accreditation and have registered with IPTUK (http://www.iptuk.net/ ) . Practitioners must have completed at least four IPT cases under accreditation level supervision.

Qualified IPT supervisors are also welcome to attend to develop competence in using a competency based protocol for IPT supervision or to become accredited as an IAPT IPT supervisor.


How to apply for the course:

Please fill in an application form (to be found on the right hand side of this page) and return it to Course Administrator Ellie Pekala on ellie.pekala@nhs.net

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