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Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies (PgCert)

Cardiff University

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Cardiff University

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This BABCP accredited training programme will provide you with the knowledge and clinical skills to qualify as a psychological therapist.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a talking treatment tool used by mental health professionals that has been proven to help people manage a range of mental health conditions, such as anxiety and depression.

This part-time course is intended for professionals working in mental health, such as mental health nurses, occupational therapists, psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, and social workers, However, the BABCP offers another route called the Knowledge and Skills Assessment (KSA) which practitioners with sufficient levels of experience and knowledge may be able to attain the equivalent level of training.

The syllabus is based on the Roth & Pilling competency framework for CBT with anxiety disorders and depression, and the course focuses on CBT with adults, although we also welcome practitioners working with children and older adults.

This programme provides high quality postgraduate training in Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies (CBT), and is accredited by the BABCP at Level 1. You will have to meet some further criteria, in addition to the course, for full practitioner accreditation.

There is a requirement of 100 practice hours to complete the course, the overriding majority of which needs to occur on a 1:1 basis. This involves working with Depression and Anxiety disorders that you will be taught on the training programme.

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University has a welcoming and vibrant international community, with over 8,600 students coming from more than 130 countries.
Cardiff is a truly global institution, with more than 200 partnerships and formal research links worldwide giving its students access to unique opportunities.
In addition to a wide range of support services, your studies will be guided by a personal tutor able to give you both academic and professional advice.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 118 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    160 74%

    16th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    43rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    22nd

    17

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