Our fully accredited post qualifying Level 5 Diploma is in Working Therapeutically with Children & Young People and provides specialist training for practitioners interested in working with children and young people.
Our Diploma is accredited by the Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body - the UK's leading counselling awarding organisation.
The course combines both practical and theoretical training together with clinical placements and group supervision. Sessions and lectures take place one weekend a month over an 18 month period.
What people have told us about the Diploma
"The tutors are warm, open and generous in sharing their knowledge and experience. I felt supported, heard and inspired"
In their August 2020 Independent Verification Report the CPCAB (Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body) told us:
"The case studies reviewed demonstrated a mature and reflective ability to work with young people"
"Tutor feedback is balanced, supportive and appropriately developmental"
"There is a clear sense of candidate engagementwith client work that suggests safe, ethical and reflective practice"
"Part of the feedback [from students] reflects the heart of this course: 'Excellent criteria to develop my skills and knowledge to work safely and ethically with children and young people. The presentations delivered were excellent and a real asset to the course structure' A pleasure to verify."
For more information and dates of the next course:
Our next Diploma course starts in November 2021.
Diploma Class of 2020
Introductory Weekend at Boscastle YHA
"The hostel seemed ideal, with plenty of space for meeting and socialising as a group, as well as workshop activities"
Our 2020 Diploma students have told us:
"The residential weekend was so much more than I had expected. It was a great way to connect to the group and the course"
"I felt inspired by the tutors and the group as I felt everyone had so much to give . . . I am looking forward to the challenges ahead"
"I am looking forward to the course, which is a positive outcome of the weekend"