Working for and with children and young people
Everything we do as a Community of Practice is about improving the wellbeing and lives of children and young people. Find out more about our participation activities and our work to raise awareness.
Training Mental health practitioners of the future
We run courses and events for current and future children’s mental health practitioners at all levels, from those just starting out in the field to leaders working to transform their services.
A collaborative of mental health educators, services and practitioners in the South West working towards improving wellbeing of children and young people.

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CYP IAPT stands for Children and Young People’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies. It is the transformation programme that seeks to improve the quality and access to services that provide emotional wellbeing support for children and young people. The aim of the programme is to improve both the effectiveness of treatment and the experiences of children, young people and parents in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS).


Find out more about the variety of courses we offer for future practitioners as well as current mental health professionals.

Events & CPD

Join us at one of our events and CPD workshops for qualified mental health practitioners, supervisors and students.


Explore the role of CYP IAPT practitioners, its impact, as well as news on mental health of children and young people.