The aim of this programme is to develop advanced knowledge, understanding and competencies in the skills required to undertake clinical skills and case management supervision in line with CWP training for children and young people, and to support critical reflection of supervisory skills.

Frequently asked questions

What will this course qualify me for?

The PG Cert in supervising low intensity psychological therapies practice will qualify staff to provide clinical skills and case management to CWP workforces.

For more information about the CWP practitioners course please see this link.

Who is this course suitable for?

This course is suitable for staff with the following experience:

  • Minimum two years’ experience providing intervention within children’s mental health services

      AND

  • Experience of providing Low Intensity interventions for children and young people for at least one year

      OR

  • Previous experience providing clinical supervision to CAMHS practitioners for at least one year.

The course has a number of entry routes so please contact the admin team at this link for further information.

It is important to note, that your competencies and experience of delivering supervision and Low Intensity intervention will be assessed through your application. Where there are developmental needs, supervisors may be set additional teaching days to attend with practitioners to provide further depth in training. 

What is the time commitment?

For the CWP supervisors course there are initially 10 days of teaching (based at the University of Exeter or in Bristol) delivered on one day per week. This is followed by 8 days of university supervision of case management/clinical skills which is delivered monthly.

It is important to note that your competencies and experience of delivering supervision and Low Intensity intervention will be assessed through your application. Where there are developmental needs, supervisors may be set additional teaching days to attend with practitioners to provide further depth in training. 

What topics will I be studying?

CWP supervisors will receive 4 days on broader supervisor skills, 4 days on Low Intensity approaches and 2 days of clinical practice of this learning. 

To find out more about the modules you will study see the links below:

How is the course assessed?

CWP supervisors will need to submit a range of assessments during the course, including an essay, tapes of case management supervision and reflective commentaries and a reflective report of clinical skills development.

This is supported in service by 5 study days.