Single-Session Therapy (SST) training from the Association for Psychological Therapies, a leading provider of training for professionals working in mental health and related areas. Attend this 1-day course as an individual or we can bring this APT-Accredited training to your own organisation, for maximum cost-effectiveness, and up to 15 people can attend.
All clinicians want to provide patients with the maximum benefit, but many are acutely aware that while they are providing one person with the best they can offer, they are providing ten or more others with nothing at all. And that clearly isn’t equitable, either for the patients concerned or for the clinician, who often feels frustrated and under pressure as a result. This course is designed to illustrate that there is a realistic solution to the dilemma and that a single session input can be surprisingly effective and rewarding, both for patients and clinicians. Appropriately for busy clinicians, this is an suitably short course!
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 proficient in offering single session therapy.
2. 'Whole teams' (either in inpatient or community settings) seeking to develop a unified level of proficiency in single session therapy.
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.
You will be registered as having attended the course, thereby gaining APT's Level 1 accreditation, and receive a certificate to this effect.
Your registration lasts indefinitely, and your accreditation lasts for 3 years and is renewable by sitting an online refresher .
Your accreditation is given value by the fact of over 100,000 people having attended APT training. See APT accreditation for full details.
Option 1: Bring the course to your organization:
We bring this 1-day course to your own organization for a fixed fee of $2,610 (plus GST/HST and tutor travel and accommodation expenses) and up to 15 people can attend.
To book, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or click the button:
Option 2: '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 organization, under license.
This is not only a highly appropriate use of senior professionals, but it also saves your organization the tutor-component of the fee (around 50%) each time you run it or your chosen modules.
To see the full benefits of this and to see whether you are eligible, click the button:
APT prides itself on the feedback we receive about our courses. Below are just some of the great comments APT courses have received.
"Brilliant. Approachable, clear, kept me motivated for 3 days (an impossibility!). Best course I've been on in 18 years on the job."
"I feel that this has been the best training course I have been on so far in my professional career in terms of its relevance to my current practice and enhancement of my existing skills."
"I really enjoyed this course, absolutely the most impressive and useful training I have received in the 11 years working for the Trust."