HEE funded Training in CBTp

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Oxford Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for Psychosis

HEE Funded Training for EIP Staff

We are offering funded places at all levels of CBT training for EIP staff within NHS England. The courses feature:

  • world class trainers in the psychological understanding and treatment of psychosis;
  • training and supervision at an internationally recognised centre of excellence in CBT learning;
  • certification from the University of Oxford and/or OCTC;
  • flexible learning options in a central UK location.

Courses are open to applicants from all EIP regions.
Places are limited as per HEE directions and applications must be made in agreement with your local trust.


Advanced practitioner training

This training is for highly experienced CBT for psychosis practitioners and comprises a 4-day workshop programme featuring the latest advances in CBT for psychosis (14th – 17th March 2016), and a 3-day specialist CBT supervision training course (21st-23rd March 2016). Applicants for this level of training will have an existing Postgraduate Diploma in CBT for psychosis or be able to demonstrate equivalent expertise in CBT for psychosis as outlined in the application guidelines.
Applicants may choose to apply for the 4 day workshops only, or the 3 day supervisor training, or both.

Closing date for applications: 4th March 2016


Top-up training

This is a comprehensive training for clinicians already competent in generic CBT and wishing to develop specialist skills in CBT for psychosis. It runs from March 2016 to March 2017 and includes access to: Easter School 4-day Workshop programme (latest advances in CBT for psychosis); OCTC psychosis-series workshops; OCTC online training programme; Easter School 2017; small group specialist CBTp supervision.

Closing date for applications: 25th February 2016


postgraduate Diploma training

This course is for mental health professionals working in EIP who wish to develop core skills in CBT and then progress to specialise in CBT for psychosis and bipolar. Professionals following this training route will first attend the Postgraduate Certificate in CBT (September 2016 – February 2017). Students who successfully pass this will be able to progress to the full Postgraduate Diploma in CBT via training in Enhanced CBT: Psychosis and Bipolar (October 2017 – August 2018). This training involves attendance on a weekly or fortnightly basis during term time and includes provision of small group supervision.

Closing date for applications: 6th May 2016