'The Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT) Masterclass' is a 3-day course from the Association for Psychological Therapies (APT), a leading provider of accredited courses for professionals working in mental health and related areas.
It is the only Compassion-Focused Therapy Masterclass training that is APT-accredited and also gives you access to APT’s relevant downloadable resources for use post-course. The course is available for teams/organisations and can be attended face-to-face or online.
This is a course for people who have at least 6 months practice subsequent to receiving Level 3 APT-Accreditation (often much more). In lectures, the masterclass provides more depth on some of the topics in the Essentials course but is mainly focused on developing skill, based around the following components: listening to and making case presentations, watching video demos by others, role-play/real-play where you interview others and they interview you, and establishing a stable system for support and development for yourself in this area post course. The result is that you enhance your skill and technique, not just your knowledge. Successful completion also gains you APT's Level 4 accreditation in the subject.
People who attend this course normally fall into one of two categories:
1. Groups of professionals who see patients in 1:1 treatment settings, have a significant degree of clinical skill, and wish to become more proficient.
2. 'Whole teams' (either in inpatient or community settings) seeking to develop a unified good level of proficiency.
The professional affiliations of people attending this course include: mental health/psychiatric nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, probation officers and others working in a variety of settings including: Substance Misuse, Forensic, Adult Mental Health, and Children & Adolescents.
Booking this training is easy...
For teams and organisations:
We bring the course and tutor to you, for an all-inclusive fee.
Price: $7,650 (plus tutor travel and accommodation expenses) for a group of up to 15 people. Extra delegates: $480 per person.
Option 2: Online Live and Exclusive course:
Live, interactive online course exclusively for your team or organisation.
Price: $6,900 for a group of up to 15 people (price includes a workbook for every delegate, posted to one address). Extra delegates $450 per person.
Option 3: 'Train the Trainer':
If you or a colleague are a senior professional (e.g. consultant psychologist) and have a talent for communication and teaching, then you are welcome to apply to become an APT-accredited tutor. You could then tutor the course - or your chosen modules from it - in your own organisation, under license.
This is not only a highly appropriate use of senior professionals, but it also saves your organisation the tutor-component of the fee (around 50%) each time you run it or your chosen modules.
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We continuously monitor the quality of our training by obtaining feedback on the two key scales of relevance and presentation from every course delegate. Below are the average ratings for the last ten runnings of this course, which are updated periodically.
*This is a new course, and the above ratings are taken from the 'Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT) Essentials' course.
APT prides itself on the feedback we receive about our courses. Below are just some of the great comments the Compassion Focused Therapy course has received.
“One of the best courses I have ever attended. Very relevant to my current role.”
“The course has been excellent. It is very appropriate to my work setting and very informative with plenty of opportunities to practice using the techniques over the 2 days. I certainly will be using aspects of Compassion Focused Therapy in my work role and intend to feedback some of the ideas to the wider team. It will really benefit my clients. Thank you to the tutor for excellent delivery!”
*This is a new course, the feedback above is taken from 'Compassion-Focused Therapy Essentials' .